• Headed to Regionals

    The Phillips High School She Bears Volleyball team is headed to the AHSAA North Super Regional as the Area 13 Winner with Monday night’s victory over runner-up Tharptown in 3 straight sets.  The She Bears season record now stands at 35 – 8, and they will play Sacred Heart Catholic of Anniston at 2:00 pm on Thursday at the Von Braun Center, South Hall.

    Other area teams moving on to the Super Regional are 1A Addison and Meek, 2A Winston County, and 4A Haleyville.

  • Crash Takes One Life

    A single-vehicle crash at 6:30 a.m. October 25, in Walker County, has claimed the life of a Russellville man.  Eugene Phillip Walker, 23, was killed when the 1994 Buick LeSabre he was operating left the roadway and struck a tree.  The crash occurred on Alabama Highway 5, five miles north of Jasper.  Walker was unrestrained.  Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.

  • Double Springs T&F Bank

    Once the Double Springs Post Office building and other businesses over the years the Traders and Farmers bank building in Double Springs came down in one day on Tuesday, October 24. But it will take a while to clean up. Once that’s done, construction will begin on the new bank building shown below.

  • Haleyville Schools Board of Education

     

    The Haleyville Schools Board of Education met Tuesday and approved the expenditures for September in the amount of $1,546,933.78. The Board approved the purchase of a new school bus after approving the classification of one bus, #96-2 as obsolete, surplus or unserviceable. The Board approved one use of school facilities two field trips and eight fundraisers. Under personnel, the resignation of Dey Riddle as a Speech-Language pathologist was approved along with the request to move Jyl Loden to part-time status. Also approved hiring Guy Rains as Social Worker under a professional service agreement.

    The principals of all three schools gave reports on their school activities and each recognized individual students for awards for outstanding achievement and leadership.

    The next regular meeting of the BOE will be on Tuesday, November 28.

  • Better Have Liability Insurance by Nov 1

    MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is set to begin enforcing the Alabama Mandatory Liability Insurance Law (Act#2016-361). 

    Last year, during the 2016 legislative session, the law was passed and signed by the Governor to mandate all Alabama motorists have liability insurance. Beginning Wednesday, Nov. 1, those who choose to drive without liability insurance will face a civil penalty.  Continue reading

  • One Vehicle Fatality

    A single vehicle crash at 5:20 a.m. Monday, October 23, has claimed the life of an Addison man.  Norman Otis Bartlett, 75, was killed when the 2014 Chevy Silverado pickup he was driving left the roadway and overturned.  Bartlett was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred on US 278 at the 60-mile marker, approximately three miles east of Addison.  Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.

  • HHHS Beats Dora

    The Haleyville Lions varsity football team defeated Dora Friday night for the last home game of the season `20-14. The Paradise 92.7 Lions of the Weeks include Antonia Reyes, Scott McAlpine, Cal Taylor and Jackson Kennedy. With only two games left in the regular season, the Lions will travel to Fayette this Friday night and the last game will be at Central of Florence on November 3. Listen to all the exciting play-by-play this Friday night with Butch Foster and Craig Wakefield here on Paradise 92.7.

  • Friends of NRA Dinner Tonight

    It’s that time of year again!! Our 5th annual Friends of NRA Patriot’s Dinner & Auction will be Thursday, October 19, 2017. This year we will be celebrating the life and service of local hero SrA Mark A. Forester. We are blessed and excited to have Mark’s brother, Thad Forester, as our speaker. Come join us to hear Thad tell us about Mark, Patriotism and the true Price of Freedom! Our dinner will be at the Double Springs Municipal Building 22415 Hwy 195 in Double Springs. Doors open and games begin at 5:30, Jim ‘N Nick’s BBQ Dinner will be served at 6:30 with the auction to follow. Tickets are available for $30 each or $50 per couple at Alabama Title & Pawn in Haleyville, 205-486-1864 or Call Eric at 256-810-3363. Tickets are also available online at https://friendsofnra.org/eventtickets/Events/Details/1

  • Haleyville City Council

    The Haleyville City Council met Monday with the longest agenda on record for this council. Mayor Sunseri and the council presented a plaque to retired Haleyville Fire Chief Phillip Weaver. Phillip has been a fireman for over 30 years.

    Approval was made by the council to annex property into the city as requested by the owners Jerry Whitman, Sr., Jerry Whitman, Jr, and Kim Ann Balkenbush. A resolution changed a contractor for miscellaneous paving projects around town, from the original low bidder, Shoals Paving and Sealing to the next to lowest bidder Mallory Burkhalter Paving because Shoals Paving was not current with the city of Haleyville in paying the required occupational taxes. The cost increased by approximately $1200. Continue reading