Double Springs

Empty Bowls moved to February


Members of the Arley Women's Club are shown making bowls as part of an ongoing project in preparation for the Empty Bowls event which has been moved to February, 2022. From left, Kathy Kuntz, Mim Kuntz, Barbara Willis, Audra Kelly and Gail Pisani. They are pictured at the pottery workshop located at Meek Schools. (Courtesy photo)
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Organizers of the annual Empty Bowls dinner benefitting both the Winston County Arts Council and Main Street Ministries have waited nearly two years for the event to celebrate its 10th anniversary.

North Alabama Mural Trail passes through Double Springs


Window shutters, with the bottom row of panes painted in with flowers on it, are displayed on the south side of Rosey Posey's in Double Springs, which is now included on the North Alabama Mural Trail..
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Artists abound in Alabama, and it is eye-catching to see their work as murals on buildings and other objects.

Double Springs City Fest has something new this year

DOUBLE SPRINGS - Something new is in the air this year at the fifth annual City Fest in Double Springs. If you have ever wanted to be in a hot air balloon, your chance is coming up Saturday, Sept. 4, when a licensed individual from Huntsville will be offering tethered hot air balloon rides. They will be at the football field at Double Springs Elementary School.

Winston BOE makes $4.3 million sale


The Winston County School Board discusses the proposal to sell 16th section property. Clockwise from bottom left, school board members Randy Lee and Lamar Frith, Winston County Schools Chief Financial Officer Morgan Smothers, Winston BOE President Joey Boteler, Winston County Schools Superintendent Greg Pendley and school board members Allin Bailey and Mark Finley.
WINSTON COUNTY - The Winston County Board of Education’s long-awaited action to sell a portion of 16th section property that’s been in their control, but lying dormant in the Houston area means a financial benefit to the school district in the form of interest and eventually property taxes providing benefits across the county.