Alabama Department of Tourism

Byler Road tourism project begins

Discussing the new Byler Road tourism project, which will directly benefit Haleyville and Winston County are, from left, State Representative Tracy Estes, Byler Road Historian and Haleyville native Joel Mize and Haleyville Mayor Ken Sunseri.
WINSTON COUNTY - One of Winston County’s - and Alabama’s - most historic roadways is traveling back into the limelight.

Tourism Department gives $100,000 for Looney’s Tavern restoration project

J.D. Snoddy, president of the Winston County Arts Council, shows work in progress to replace rotted steps leading from the top parking lot at the Looney’s Tavern complex down to the former concession stand area and amphitheater.
LAKESHORE - The former Looney’s Tavern complex - located off of Highway 278 east of Double Springs in the Lakeshore area - is gradually coming back to life, as more and more donations are being made toward renovations - including $100,000 allotted by the Alabama Department of Tourism this past week.