FUMC cancels Veterans program due to COVID-19

HALEYVILLE - The annual celebration  honoring veterans at the Slaughter Fellowship Hall of First United Methodist Church, 9th Avenue, which is usually held the first of November, has been cancelled this year to the COVID-19 pandemic, announced organizer Debbie Wood. Wood offered her regrets for having to cancel the ceremony but assured it was in the best protection of the public, especially the veterans, many of whom are older residents, that may be more susceptible to the ongoing virus. 

Homeland Security raids residence on 7th Avenue Thursday morning

Lindsay Williams, public affairs officer for Homeland Security Investigations, at the scene of the raid on 7th Avenue.
HALEYVILLE - Federal charges have been filed against Haleyville couple Deivin and Crystal Escalante for allegedly funneling undocumented workers to a Jasper poultry plant, according to federal court documents.

Residents heavily cautioned by police after 2 recent home invasions

These photos show the areas on Dime Road in which the home invasions occurred. One incident occurred at a residence in Sherwood Place Subdivision, the second 1 1/2 miles away in the Quarter Creek area.
HALEYVILLE - Two home invasion incidents occurred within two hours and 1 1/2 miles of each other on Dime Road, during the early morning hours of Saturday, Oct. 17.