WINSTON COUNTY - Haleyville Mayor Ken Sunseri and Winston County Commissioner David Cummings are advising that road conditions continue to worsen due to wintry weather, and that all county and City roads have been deemed impassible. The mayor is encouraging residents if at all possible to stay at home. The warming shelter is open at the community safe room located below City Hall. The mayor also expects road conditions to worsen throughout the day.
WINSTON COUNTY - County roads and some bridges are becoming slick with ice as of Monday morning, January 15, due to wintry weather, and a decision will be made later today on whether county roads will be closed, announced Commissioner David Cummings.
HALEYVILLE- Due to the continued threat of hazardous road conditions, Haleyville City Schools will be virtual on Thursday, January 18, announced Superintendent Dr Holly Sutherland.
"We will continue to monitor the weather. It is possible we may be virtual Friday as well," Sutherland said.
She urged everyone to follow social media learning platforms, iReady, and check grade level and classroom social media pages for more information.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - A political forum featuring candidates for Winston County Schools superintendent and Winston County commission chairman will be held Saturday, Jan. 13, at the Dual Destiny Theater at the Looney’s Amphitheater Complex and Cultural Center, located on Highway 278 in Lakeshore.
The event, sponsored by the Winston County Republican Ladies, will begin at 5:30 p.m., with a debate between county school superintendent candidates Heather Tucker and Jeff Scott.
The commission chairman candidates will have their debate at 7 p.m., organizers added.
HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville Street & Sanitation Department will be closed Monday, Jan. 15, in recognition of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Therefore, there will be trash collection in the city that day.
Monday’s garbage route will be collected on Tuesday, Jan. 16, along with the regular Tuesday route.
TROY - Evelyn Carroll, of Haleyville, has been named to the chancellor’s list at Troy University for the fall semester/term 2 of the 2023-2024 academic year.
The chancellor’s list honors full-time undergraduate students who are registered for at least 12 semester hours and who earn a grade point average of 4.0.
Troy University is a public, historic, international university with 22,500 students and 154,000 alumni.