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.
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.