• Blake Bennett Signs With Alabama

    Haleyville High School Senior Blake Bennett signed a baseball scholarship with the University of Alabama on Wednesday, November 14. From Dixie Youth Baseball through high school, Blake has excelled in a sport he truly loves. He had words of praise for his parents, Belinda and Jonathan Bennett, his coaches and fellow players. He will join the Alabama baseball team this summer in Tuscaloosa.

  • Fatality Crash/Walker County

     A two-vehicle crash at 12:50 p.m. Tuesday, November 13, has claimed the life of a Dora man. Allen Dale Talley, 34, was killed when the 2006 Suzuki Aerio he was driving collided with a 2016 Hino Truck driven by Terry Wayne Tidwell, 69, of Double Springs. The crash occurred on Sipsey Road, approximately six miles east of Jasper. Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.

  • BUMP, SET, SPIKE ALL THE WAY TO STATE CHAMPIONS!

    Haleyville 5-6th Grade Girls volleyball team traveled to Hamilton November 10 to compete in the Park and Recreation State All-Star Volleyball Competition. They started with 3 sets against Jasper Black for the win, next going undefeated on the day versus Alexander City, Jasper Gray and finally 3 sets for the win against Boaz 15-11 in the Championship to be crowned the 2018 Park And Recreations All-Star State Champions.

    Top left to Right: Coach Ashley Vandiver, Rylee Edwards, Adyson Fralix, Kaileigh Harrison, Ella Vandiver, Elis Godsey, Posey Whiteside, Coach Jayme Hall

    Bottom-Brooklyn Walton, Hope Swims, Gracie Hall, Brylee Henderson

    – Submitted by Amy Swims –

  • Fire Destroys Haleyville House, Occupant Injured

    Haleyville Firemen braved the below-freezing temperature Sunday morning at 5:40 a.m. to fight a house fire located at the intersection of 12th Avenue and 22nd Street, a block behind Jack’s. The lone occupant got out, but then returned in an unsuccessful attempt to recover his dog. Dwayne Kois, 40, was transported by ambulance to the Russellville Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The exact cause of the blaze is unknown but is being investigated by the State Fire Marshall. The house was a total loss.

  • Veterans Day November 11, 2018

    This Sunday, November 11 is Veterans Day and the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I. In celebration of Veterans Day and this historical event, please tune in this Sunday to Paradise 92.7 at 1 p.m. for a special 2 hour program of patriotic music by the U.S. Marine Band and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and orchestra. The program is in 30 min segments beginning at 8 a.m. and again at 1 pm. this Sunday. You have never heard anything so moving and inspiring as the patriotic program you will hear this Sunday at 8 am. and 1 pm. only on Paradise 92.7.

  • Election Results

    The Midterm Election had no big surprises in Winston County which has been a predominately Republican County since just after the Civil War. With no opposition, all the candidates from Judges Carter and Newell, Sheriff Moore, Commissioners Everett and Cummings, Probate Judge Moore, and Circuit Clerk Snoddy were all reelected. Both Republicans, Proncey Robertson and Stacy Estes where elected as State Representatives.

    The local referendum which gives the County Corner a pay raise also passed. Thanks to Probate Judge Moore, the complete returns can be found below.

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  • HCS School Resource Officer Announced at Council Meeting

    The Haleyville City Schools now has a full-time School Resource Officer (SCR). Billy James, a former State Probation Officer was hired by the HCS at $15.00/hour and began work on Monday. James was hired through the city, but all his expenses including pay, uniform and equipment will be provided by the HCS.

    With all members present, the Council approved Change Order #2 to a 2018 Paving Project. The contractor, Burkhalter Paving, requested the change to adjust the asphalt quantity and placement of asphalt on additional streets. The base bid was for 350 lbs/sq/yd and the company actually used only 200lbs/sq/yd. The addition asphalt was placed on additional streets. The Council approved a street light at Knight Road and Highway 13 (5). Led light for the Sports Complex Parking Lot and a blower for the Street Department were approved.

    The next scheduled Haleyville City Council meeting will be Monday, November 19.