Rescue squad forms

Four of the five members of the board of directors of the new Winston County Rescue Squad at the Arley Fire Department, May 11: James Rickett (Arley Fire Department), Neil Feist (Helicon Fire Department), Board President Pat Hanna, Ashley Tucker (Central Fire Department). The final board member is Darrell Smith (Addison Fire Department).
ARLEY - Previous attempts to see an ambulance stationed on the east side of the county having failed, a non-profit organization called the Winston County Rescue Squad is being formed to provide 24/7 ambulance service to the area.

Senior Employment Program position in Arley

ARLEY - An employment opportunity is available in Arley through NACOLG's Senior Employment Program. On April 3, the Arley Town Council voted to hire “a senior aid” to work in Hamner Park through the program. The position was posted on April 18. Participants in the program must be 55 or older and have an income of not more than $18,225 for a one-person household or $24,650 for a two-person household. Eligible individuals can pick up an application at Arley Town Hall. The deadline to apply is May 1.

Smith Lake cleanup set for April 27-28

WCSLA Secretary-Treasurer Missy Jones, Chris Campbell, WCSLA President Jim Eason, WCSLA Board of Directors Member Beverly Kelly and WCSLA Vice President David Kelly pose next to the trash they collected during last year’s spring Renew Our Rivers cleanup of Smith Lake.
ARLEY - Winston County Smith Lake Advocacy (WCSLA)’s Board of Directors discussed the annual spring Renew Our Rivers cleanup of Smith Lake, the scholarship it awards annually and the collection of members’ dues at its quarterly meeting at the Arley Fire Department...

Arley Day turning 50 this year

Planning the Arley Day festival at Hamner, park, where the festival will be held, are, clockwise from bottom left, Arley Women’s Club members Sara Little, Jane Shirah, Gail Pisani, Montie Pafford, Beth Sargent, Anne Knowlton, Jessie Burns and Sandy Schwarz.
ARLEY - A year after the Arley Women’s Club celebrated its 50th anniversary, another 50-year event will be celebrated on Arley Day Saturday, May 20.

Donations needed for planned Arley Senior Citizens Center

Committee members of the Arley-Smith Lake Senior Outreach Center shows the gutted interior of the former BankFirst building that is being remodeled into a senior center. From left, Cheryl Rickett, committee vice president; Cathy Cooper, president; Bob Cooper, treasurer and State Representative Tim Wadsworth.
ARLEY - Now that the interior of the future Arley-Smith Lake Senior Outreach Center has been gutted by numerous volunteers, the hard part begins, with donations desperately needed to finance the renovation.