DOUBLE SPRINGS - The new life saving machine called Lund University Cardiopulmonary Assist System, LUCAS for short, was purchased by the Double Springs Fire Department recently and has already been used on a patient.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - “I love getting gifts, but last Christmas, I didn’t get anything. I must be bad,” one eight-year-old boy told a Winston County Department of Human Resources employee recently. Santa Claus did not get to come see him last year, but that won’t happen this year, thanks to local individuals and businesses who have made sure the county’s foster children will have a happy Christmas morning.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - A decision was made Wednesday, Dec. 16, to suspend Winston County High School basketball games until the first of the year, due to the rise in COVID-19 cases, school officials said.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Christmas in the Park, usually scheduled in conjunction with the parade has been scaled back this year due to COVID-19. While the parade has been canceled, Santa will be in the park tonight, Dec. 7. Hot chocolate will be served along with cakes, cookies and gift bags for the children. The event will begin at 5 p.m. Community Unity will do a virtual tree lighting ceremony at 5:30 followed by a virtual lighting of the American flag, which is a new addition to the park. Everyone is welcome to come and celebrate.