• Fire Destroys old House in South Haleyville

    A Haleyville Police Officer on patrol Sunday morning spotted smoke. He checked with dispatch to see if there were any controlled burns. Learning there was not, he found the source of the smoke, a house fire on 13th Street in South Haleyville with no nearby houses. The unoccupied house was fully engulfed in flames when before the fire department’s arrival to extinguish the flames. The cause of the fire is unknown.

  • Alli Temple Honored Friday Night!

    Alli Temple was honored Friday night for having scored 1000 points in her high school basketball career. And she is only a Junior! She accomplished this feat at the January 8 home game against Curry in which she scored 20 points and led the Lady Lions to a 50-31 area victory. She is one of 7 Juniors who play for the Lions. She was recognized as being outstanding in the classroom as well as on the basketball court. She is also a leader on the volleyball court and in track field. Before Friday night, her career point total stood at 1,068. Her parents are Al and Stacie Temple.

    The Haleyville Lions Lady Lions defeated the Fayette Lady Tigers Friday night 60-53. The Varsity Boys defeated Fayette 59-41. Both teams will play Carbon Hill at Carbon Hill Monday, and back home on Tuesday against Lamar County.

  • Double Springs Man Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash

    ALEA, HAMILTON POST  –  A two-vehicle crash at 8:55 a.m. Thursday, January 17, has claimed the life of a Double Springs man. Billy Ray Cagle, 71, was killed when the 1989 Chevrolet pickup he was driving collided with a 2018 Western Star Truck. Cagle was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Western Star Truck was not injured. The crash occurred on AL. 195 at the 29.2-mile marker, approximately five miles north of Double Springs. Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.

     

  • Congressman Aderholt

    On Tuesday, January 15, Congressman Robert Aderholt (AL-District 4) was named the ranking member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science, which funds NASA and the FBI, amongst other important economic engines.

    In a statement, Aderholt said, “It is a great honor to be named the ranking member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science. This subcommittee is certainly important to America, but even more so for North Alabama.”

    “This subcommittee is directly responsible for funding NASA and the FBI, along with the Department of Commerce,” Aderholt explained. “The FBI and NASA are two very important agencies to the economy of not only Huntsville but also the northern portion of our state. NASA, of course, has a long history in this region and gave rise to Huntsville’s name as the Rocket City. And in just the past few years, the FBI has built a presence on Redstone Arsenal and is in the process of growing to a level of approximately 4,000 jobs.”

    The congressman concluded, “With my leadership on this subcommittee, I will work to ensure that North Alabama continues to lead as we return to the moon, put boots on Mars and travel into deep space. And with the FBI’s Hazardous Devices School, and growing footprint in North Alabama, I will also be a voice to let my colleagues know that North Alabama is in a prime position to be a hub for matters concerning our national security.”

    Aderholt also serves on the powerful House Appropriations Committee.

  • New HHS Football Coach

    Coach Chris Musso will become the new Haleyville High Football Coach this week replacing Coach Todd McNutt who resigned from the position recently. The official hiring should take place during a special called meeting of the Haleyville Schools Board of Education at 1:30 pm on Friday. The Board has reviewed and interviewed several applicants before deciding to hire Musso. Coach Musso will be moving from Locust Fork, AL, where he has been the head football coach for 6 years. Musso, in the photo below with his son, a Freshman QB, his wife, an elementary school teacher, and daughter.  More photos and information on Coach Musso will be available Friday after the official hiring.

  • HHS Band to March in Inaugural Parade

    Congratulations to the Haleyville High School Band, which, along with the 8th Grade Band members will travel to Montgomery on Monday to participate in the inaugural parade for Governor Kay Ivey. The City of Haleyville is very proud of this group of great award-winning musicians who will represent our town and area so well.

  • Haleyville City Council

    The Haleyville City Council met with Royce Benefield absent on Monday, January 7. The extremely short meeting only had one item on the agenda, approving the regular Council meeting minutes of 12/17/18, Mayor Sunseri announced a grant from Homeland Security was approved in the amount of $39,952.56 for the purchase of new digital radios for the Haleyville Police Department. Once approved by the County Commission, the radios will be ordered.

    The next scheduled meeting of the Haleyville City Council will be on Monday, January 21, 5:30 p.m. at the Haleyville City Hall.

  • Ecycle Successful!

    Hundreds of pounds of old computers, TVs and even cable TV boxes were picked up from behind the Haleyville City Hall on December 27, 2018, and transported to a recycling company in Tennessee. Most companies charge for picking up electronic equipment but working with the city, HBTV.us and Paradise 92.7 was able to get it done at no charge to individuals or the city. Six huge overflowing boxes were hauled away. It was one of the largest pickups made according to the recycling company driver. Thanks to everyone who brought their computers or other electronic equipment and to Barry Farris of the Haleyville Street and Sanitation for his assistance. Plans are to do this again in a few months, perhaps tied to a “spring cleaning” campaign. Don’t throw your old computers in the trash, save them and watch for the next opportunity to help keep electronic items out of a landfill.