• Fire Damages Mobile Home

    The Haleyville Fire Department responded to a house fire at 1850 Haley Avenue around 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon, March 24. The young couple who lived there was not at home at the time of the fire. The mobile home was a Ricky White rental. There were extensive fire, smoke, and water damage. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

  • Motorcycle Crash – Dime Road

    A single-vehicle crash at 7:25 a.m. Saturday, March 23, has claimed the life of a Haleyville woman. Diana Lynn Wyllie, 69, was killed when the 2018 Harley Davidson motorcycle, she was a passenger on, left the roadway and struck a culvert. The driver of the motorcycle was transported to North Alabama Regional Medical Center in Florence. Wyllie was pronounced dead at Lakeland Hospital in Haleyville. The crash occurred on Dime Road, approximately five miles north of Haleyville. Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.

  • Haleyville Schools Board of Education

    The HCS Board met Thursday, March 21 and approved the expenditures for February in the amount of $1,327,446.51. The Board also approved amendments to the HHS Athletics Supplement List and a salary schedule revision. Four field trips and seven fundraisers were also approved. The Board approved the resignation of David Brent McCoy as HES P.E. Teacher and HHS Head Volleyball Coach. Chere’ Fetter was approved as the Interim Principal of HHS. Continue reading

  • Haleyville City Council

    The Haleyville City Council met Monday afternoon, March 18 for the regular bi-monthly meeting with all members except Drew Thrasher. After approving the minutes of the last meeting, the Council approved the general operation bills and purchase orders for February in the amount of $463, 081.76. The Council passed a resolution soliciting bids for a drainage project in Forest Park.

    A second resolution was approved which authorizes an agreement with Mallory Burkhalter to repair potholes and do street patching on 20th Street from 12th Avenue to 20th Avenue, 15th Avenue from Highway 195 to 28th Street, and 30th Street from State Highway 195 to Newburg Road. Total cost for a two-day project is $20,560.

    The next scheduled meeting of the Haleyville City Council will be Monday, April 1, 5:30 p.m. at the Haleyville City Hall. The public is always invited.

  • Traffic Fatality

    A single vehicle crash at 3:05 p.m., March 18, 2019, has claimed the life of a Haleyville woman. Carolyn P. Nicholson, 71, was killed when the F-250 pickup truck she was driving left the road and struck a tree on County Road 93 in Franklin County. Nicholson was med-flighted to Huntsville Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

    The crash occurred approximately 10 miles north of Haleyville. Nicholson was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the crash. No further information is available while State Troopers of the Quad Cities Trooper Post investigate the crash.   –  QCP -Alabama State Troopers

  • Fire at Masonite

    The Haleyville Fire Department responded to a call of a dust bin fire at Masonite Monday morning just after 9 a.m. There was a fire but not in the dust bin. Reportedly, the fire was in a construction trailer which belonged to a roofing contractor.  The fire was quickly extinguished with some fire damage.

  • Another House Destroyed by Fire

    An abandoned or unoccupied house at 1581 CR 3435 (old Highway 195) was left with a couple of walls standing, but otherwise was considered a total loss. A passerby on Highway 195 saw flames from the burning house and called 9-1-1 before 11 p.m. Wednesday night, March 13. When the Pebble Fire Department arrived, they called for backup from Haleyville and Ashridge. Even with high winds, the firemen quickly extinguished the blaze. The cause of the fire is unknown.

     

  • New LED Street Lights

    Crews from a Birmingham company which has a contract with Alabama Power is presently replacing all the street lights in Haleyville. These replacement lights are light emitting diode (LED) type which put out a brighter light using far less energy (3o watts) and with a much longer life between changes. According to one of the installers, they will be very helpful on hot summer nights when everyone has their air conditioning on to reduce the total electrical load for the city.