The Haleyville Street and Sanitation Department will be closed Monday January 16th for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.Monday’s route will be added to Tuesday’s.
Robert F Blake Jr. was born September 5, 1945, to Dr Robert F Blake, Sr. and Sara Youngblood Blake. Robert was a Haleyville High School graduate and later attended Samford University where he was a member of the Sigma Nu Fraternity. Once he completed college he returned to Haleyville where he became a business owner and involved in local politics. Jan.15 ,1972 He married, Virginia (Gin’a) Johnson. They remained in Haleyville and worked together raising a family and running an Independent Insurance Agency. After retirement they relocated to Hoover, Alabama, and have enjoyed the city life.
In additional to his wife, Robert is survived by his daughter Jessica Hallmark (Chris), son Morgan Blake (Kristy), Granddaughters Emma Glenn Hallmark, Piper Ann Blake, Grandsons Alex Littleton, Noah Littleton, Godchildren, Wendy Swann (Bill), Will Swann (Libby Ann), Mary Claire Camp (Riley). Brother-in-law John Lowe, Sister-in-laws Sandra Box (Sparky), Lanelle Sutherland. He is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews, Ashley Richardson, Stacey Andrews (Hal), Jonathan Lowe (Allison), Patrick Lowe (Kim) Jeff Sutherland, Ben Sutherland, Matt Sutherland (Sarah), Stuart Box (Audrey) and Shana Box (Billy), And special Cousins Frances Ann Murphy (Mike), Brandy Lee (Curt), Clancey Smith, Lindsey McCullough (Brent)
He was preceded in death by his parents along with his Sisters Sara Dean Richardson, and Tommie BlakeLowe
Services will be held Jan. 15, 2023 at the Haleyville Methodist Church.
Due to the upcoming Arctic weather over North Alabama, the Safe Center located beneath the City Hall will be available to citizens in need of a warming station.
*Thursday, December 22nd, if you need access to the warming station that night, please contact dispatch for assistance.
* Friday, December 23rd , the warming station will open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m, longer if needed.
*Saturday, December 24th, if you need access to the warming station, please contact dispatch for assistance.
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The Haleyville City Council met Monday, December 5 for their regular bi-monthly meeting with all members present.
The Council approved a change order to the f2022 Fall paving. See Resolution 22-50 below.
The annexation of Water and Sewer Board Property in South Haleyville into the city limits. See Ordanace 2022-03 below.
Dr. Reddy was reappointed to the Healthcare Authority.
Bobby Taylor was appointed to the Haleyville Water & Sewer Board.
Approval was made for the donation to the Winston County Arts Board for the purchase of Looney’s Tavern.
Approval was made to purchase a drone for the Police and Fire Departments at a cost of $10,481.00 and an addition $999 for training.
The next scheduled meeting of the Haleyville City Council will be Monday, December 19.
The Haleyville City Council met on Monday, November 21, 2022, with all members present. The minutes from the previous Council meeting were approved, as well as October’s General Operating Bills and Purchase Orders.
Miss Valerie reminded us that the Salvation Army Bell Ringing starts the day after Thanksgiving, and to contact her if anyone would like to volunteer. Also mentioned was the Christmas in the City event schedule, with streets being closed at 11 am, on December 2nd, to start the vendor set-up.
The Council extends a Happy Thanksgiving to all!
A two-vehicle crash at approximately 10:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, has claimed two lives. Nicolas M. Perez, 22, of Russellville was seriously injured when the 2009 Nissan Sentra he was driving collided head-on with a 2013 Nissan Altima driven by Ashley N. Sims, 22, of Tuscumbia. Perez was transported to Russellville Hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries. Sims was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash, which occurred on Franklin County 48, less than one mile east of Russellville, in Franklin County. A juvenile passenger in the Sentra was also transported to Russellville Hospital for medical treatment. Nothing further is available as Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.
The Haleyville Street and Sanitation Department will be closed for Thanksgiving the 24th and Friday the 25th.Thursday’s route will be added to Wednesday’s and Friday’s route will be added to Monday’s.Scott Crook, Street & Sanitation
The Haleyville City Council met tonight, with all members present, with Boo Brooks attending by phone. There was discussion, and approval, of a new truck for the Parks and Recreation Director, replacement of the concession stand roof at the lower fields ($2,000), and the appointment of Brian Berry to the Planning and Zoning Board for a term ending in 2025.
Miss Valerie made a statement concerning the Salvation Army Bell Ringers, informing that they would be ringing from November 25th until December 24th. Volunteers are always greatly appreciated, and three members stated that they would donate some of their time.
It was also noted that the paving of our streets is a State Project, and while the City petitioned to have our roads improved, they have no jurisdiction in this matter.
Nothing but praise for the Trick or Treat drive-thru at City Hall, where fun was had by all, and looking forward to the Christmas in the City on December 3rd.