Double Springs

Mike Gilbreath Memorial Park temporarily closed during renovation project

Roots of trees through the years have heavily damaged the walking track at the park.
DOUBLE SPRINGS  - A community park, named in honor of a man who gave much service to his community, was temporarily closed beginning Feb. 13,  while its first major renovation, planned at least the past two years, is finally taking place.

Winston County Fair slated in April

DOUBLE SPRINGS - The dates for the Winston County Fair, organized by Community Unity in Double Springs, has been scheduled for Wednesday, April 22 through Sunday, April 26. Festivities will begin at 5 p.m. through the week. Sunday's time has been set for 1:30 p.m. More details will be announced at a later date.

Father and son reunite at Double Springs Elementary

Abel Spicer has so much to tell his Daddy, Nicholas Spicer, after Nicholas surprises Abel in his classroom after being overseas with the Air Force for seven months.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Six-year-old Abel Spicer got the birthday surprise of his life Wednesday, Jan. 29, when his daddy, Nicholas, surprised him after a six-month absence serving his country in the Air Force overseas in Qatar.

Sheriff releases statement on theft of sheriff's office vehicle by jail trustee

This Winston County Sheriff's Office vehicle was crashed in Decatur after being allegedly stolen by a Winston County Jail trustee.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Winston County Sheriff Horace Moore has released the following statement regarding the alleged theft and crash of a sheriff's office vehicle by a Winston County Jail trustee Monday, Feb. 3:

Theresa Snoddy honored for being inducted into College of Education Hall of Fame

From left, Winston County Circuit Clerk J.D. Snoddy, his wife Theresa Snoddy, who was honored by a special proclamation presented by State Representative Tracy Estes.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - State Represetative Tracy Estes had a distinguished resolution to present at the half time of the Lynn Bears/Winston County Yellow Jackets Boys Varsity basketball game, Friday, Jan. 24, when honored retired educator Theresa Snoddy was recognized for her induction into the College of Education Hall of Fame.