Cullman Electric considering getting into the internet business

Discussing the fiber optic project Cullman Electric Cooperative is planning, from l-r: Terry Graham, key accounts and manager of Cullman Electric’s branch in Addison; State Representative Tim Wadsworth, State Senator Greg Reed and State Senator Garlan Gudger.
ADDISON - Internet service for the eastern side of Winston County is about to get a whole lot faster, thanks to a $21.5 million loan agreement, allowing Cullman Electric Co-op to build a fiber optic network among its substations, eventually improving internet service to customers along these routes.

Bartlett named to Ole Miss’s dean’s honor roll

ADDISON -  Lacie Kay Bartlett, of Addison, was recently named to the University of Mississippi's spring 2020 honor roll lists.
Bartlett was named to the dean's honor roll, which is reserved for students who earn a semester GPA of 3.50-3.74.
In order to be eligible for honor roll designation, a student must have completed at least 12 graded hours for the semester and may not be on academic probation during the semester.


Employee at Clayton Homes facility in Addison tests positive for COVID-19

Cleaning service workers were spotted outside one of the Clayton Homes facilities in Addison Wednesday morning after a confirmed case of COVID-19 among one of Clayton's Addison employees was announced. The facility has been shut down for the remainder of the week for a deep cleaning and sanitization. (Courtesy photo)
ADDISON - The Alabamian has been able to confirm that an employee at one of the Clayton Homes facilities in Addison has tested positive for COVID-19.

Addison man killed in Monday crash

ADDISON -  A single-vehicle crash at 11:50 a.m., Monday, March 2, has claimed the life of an Addison man.

Jerry D. Baker, 43, was killed when the Ford Fiesta he was driving exited the roadway and collided with a tree. Baker was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred on US 278, two miles west of Addison. Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.