Haleyville

Qualifying ends for Haleyville Board of Education election

HALEYVILLE - Qualifying ended Tuesday, May 24, at 5 p.m. for the three places on the Haleyville Board of Education that will be up for election July 12.

For Place 2, candidates who qualified are Boo Haughton and Valeria Taylor.  This seat has been open since Barry Burleson resigned last year.

For Place 4, incumbent Kris Burleson will face Brian Vickery.

For Place 5, incumbent Donna Jones is the only one who qualified.

 

Juveniles confess to vandalism


Haleyville Librarian Carla Waldrep shows where the iron railing was removed from thestairwell behind the library.
HALEYVILLE - Haleyville Police are increasing patrols and re-enforcing rules to close off two parking lots where youth are congregating after another major vandalism incident.

Haleyville native shares his harrowing escape from Ukraine with HMS students


Haleyville native Mark Posey shares the story of his escape from Ukraine with students at Haleyville Middle School. Many of the students took notes during his program as part of a class project.
HALEYVILLE - Haleyville native Mark Posey can truly say he has faced death, recalling both horrific and heartwarming details of his recent mission to Ukraine that came to a sudden halt when Russia invaded.

Haleyville Library chosen for prestigious school readiness program


Using one kit from the Reimagining School Readiness Toolkit, Head Librarian Carla Waldrep practices color recognition and counting with local preschoolers. Ten different kits will be available to check out.
HALEYVILLE - Haleyville Public Library recently received the Reimagining School Readiness Toolkit, a set of ten kits each containing two to three books (21 in all) and materials for hands-on activities related to the books’ topics.

$200,000 grant to repair County Road 54


Shown at the site where a portion of County Road 54 collapsed due to failed culverts, from left, Winston County Emergency Management Director A.J. Brown, Commissioner David Cummings, Road Engineer James Glasgow and Assistant Engineer Matt Rouse.
HALEYVILLE - The wheels of progress are turning once again, and the public should see a bridge spanning the gap where a section of County Road 54 collapsed due to aging culverts, thanks to $200,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds.