• Haleyville City Council

    The Haleyville City Council met Monday, May 18 with Royce Bennefield absent. The Council approved the operation bills and purchase orders for April in the amount of $387,154.67. A resolution was passed which approved an engineering agreement with the Calvin Cassady Company for the installation of wildlife fencing around the Haleyville airport. The work will begin in October.

    The next scheduled meeting of the Haleyville City Council will be on Monday, June 1.

    Just a reminder, the 9-1-1 and HHS Alumni festivities originally planned for the first weekend in June have been canceled for this year.

     

  • Haleyville Water Accepting Job Applications

    The Haleyville Water Works and Sewer Board will be accepting applications for an opening through May 22, 2020. The position will include outside water and sewer line repair, meter reading and the operating of equipment. the ideal candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent, have good math skills, be able to communicate well with others, be in good physical condition, have a valid driver’s license and live within the service area. Must be able to pass a drug test and physical examination.

    The candidate will lbe required to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License and Certification of Operator’s License from the Alabama Department of Enfironmental Management.

    Applications can be picked up at the Haleyville Water Works and Sewer Board office at 808 21st Street, Haleyville, Alabama or request an application by mail by calling 205-486-3114

  • Haleyville Man Dies From Crash

    Quad Cities Post – A two-vehicle crash at 10:40 am on 4/29/2020, has claimed the life of a Haleyville man.   A 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix, driven by 81-year-old Jack Kemp, W/M, of Haleyville, AL, was struck by a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze, driven by 71-year-old Elizabeth Vandiver Hester, W/F, of Tuscumbia, AL, causing the eventual death of Kemp.  Kemp was initially flown from the scene to Huntsville Hospital in Huntsville, Alabama.  Mr. Kemp died of his injuries on 5/9/2020 at 6:35 pm and was pronounced by the medical staff of Huntsville Hospital.  The crash occurred on US 43 at the intersection of County Road 61, approximately 4 miles south of Tuscumbia.  No further information is available.

  • How to Apply for an Absentee Ballot

    Tuesday, May 5, 2020 – MONTGOMERY – “There is no freedom more integral to this Republic than the right to vote and participate in the democratic process,” stated Secretary of State John H. Merrill. “As your 53rd Secretary of State, I have worked to make it easy to vote and hard to cheat. We will continue to see that this is the case during the coronavirus outbreak.”

    Amid coronavirus concerns and the declared states of emergency, Secretary Merrill has encouraged anyone who is concerned about contracting or spreading the coronavirus to apply for and cast an absentee ballot.

    As of today, May 5, there are 65 days left to apply for an absentee ballot application.

    The following video walks voters through applying for an absentee ballot:

    How to Apply for Absentee Ballot for the July 14,  2020,  Primary Runoff Election

    “We have made a concerted effort to see that Alabamians are able to freely participate in the electoral process without having to compromise their health or well-being. Voters who are interested in appearing at the polls in-person on Election Day can rest assured knowing our office has taken extensive measures to keep the polling places safe and secure for voters, poll workers,  and anyone else involved in the elections process,” added Merrill.

    Absentee ballot applications can be downloaded online or requested by visiting or calling the local Absentee Election Manager’s office. Voters may also contact the Secretary of State’s Election Division at (334) 242-7210 to request an absentee ballot application.

    For the July 14 Primary Runoff Election, the deadline to register to vote is Monday, June 29, the deadline to submit an absentee ballot application is Thursday, July 9, the deadline to return an absentee ballot to the Absentee Election Manager is the close of business Monday, July 13, and the last day to postmark an absentee ballot is Monday, July 13.

    Voters who are eligible to vote pursuant to the Uniformed and Overseas Absentee Voting Act will have until Tuesday, July 14 to postmark an absentee ballot.

    For questions or concerns, please contact the Office of the Secretary of State at (334) 242-7200.