Double Springs

Bake sale Dec. 4-5 as part of WCHS band marketplace

DOUBLE SPRINGS- The Winston County High School band will be conducting a holiday marketplace on Dec. 4-5 at the Double Springs Municipal Building on Highway 195.  The marketplace will not only feature all types of arts and crafts but also a bake sale of all types of goods provided by the Ashridge Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. To special order a cake, contact Jo Ann Durham at 205-489-5741.

Veterans appreciation dinner

DOUBLE SPRINGS - A veterans appreciation dinner will be held Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, from 5 until 7 p.m. at the American Legion Post 184 off of Highway 278 west. The dinner is being sponsored by Cub Scouts Pack 92 and Boy Scouts of America Troop 92 of Double Springs.

Prayer rally at courthouse Nov. 1

DOUBLE SPRINGS - “Prayer changes the heart and can change the nation,” Franklin Graham, son of Evangelist Billy Graham, believes. With that reality and truth, there will be a God, Country and Community Prayer Rally on Sunday, Nov. 1, at 2 p.m., on the steps of the Winston County Courthouse in Double Springs to come together and celebrate our blessings from Almighty God. We as citizens have been blessed abundantly to live in a wonderful place called Winston County.

Winston County has new appraiser

Shawn Blanton took over the role of Winston County Appraiser beginning Oct. 5.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Coinciding with the ad valorem taxes becoming due, the Winston County Revenue Commissioner’s office has a new person appointed as appraiser by the Winston County Commission. A familiar face to many, Shawn Blanton transferred from the road department to the chief appraiser position when Andy McSpadden resigned in September.

New park planned

From left, Will Walker, north Alabama east region president of BankFirst; Double Springs Mayor Elmo Robinson; Crystal Till, chairperson of the park’s citizen committee; State Representative Tracy Estes and Double Springs Branch Manager Dennis Seymour.

DOUBLE SPRINGS   -  Many in Winston County may take the name Double Springs for granted as the county’s seat, while others through the years have questioned the origin of its name.
The  donation of  half an acre of land from BankFirst to the Town of Double Springs will be used for a park to celebrate the history of the town -- which received its name from  natural dual springs of water located in the area where the park will be located off Highway 195.