• Winston County Sports Hall of Fame


    Amelia Townsend, Hayden Ward Academic Athletic Award (Haleyville)


    Brett Fuller, Rodney Hayes, Adam Knight Meet High School


    Joe Webb, Rita Harbin Tittle, Kara Baughn Tittle, Jacob Brown Lynn High School


    Dusty Ball, Kelly Barr Miles, Haleyville High


    Chelaine McCarty Carton, Caleb Parker, Leonard Stallings, Jeff Scott, Addison High


    Teo Clark, Lindsey Overton, Malorie Elliott Wright, Winston County High

  • Marcel Weaver Struck by Lightening UPDATE

    Marcel Weaver, the father of Haleyville Fire Chief Phillip Weaver, was reportedly struck by lightning about noon on Thursday while he was working on his lawn mower at his home in South Haleyville. He was transported to a Birmingham hospital where he was sedated and remained overnight under observation. According to family members, Marcel is at home and doing well.

    A reminder, remain vigilant as to the dangers of lightning. Do not stand under trees or even outdoors during a thunderstorm which contains lightening.

  • Two Arrested With Drugs and Stolen Gun

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    Haleyville Police made a routine traffic stop on Saturday morning, July 9 at 2:14 a.m. on Pounders and Sims Roads off of Highway 195. The Toyota Camry was stopped because the officer noticed an equipment failure on the vehicle. After approaching the vehicle an open container of alcohol was seen by the officer. The driver and passenger were asked to get out of the vehicle. A large plastic bag containing 1.5 pounds of marijuana with a loaded 9 mm pistol laying on top was seen by the officers. A further search revealed a bag containing 112 grams of crystal methamphetamine in a more concentrated form of “ice.

    Arrested on the scene and taken to the Winston County Jail were Luis Andres Castro Sandoval, 25, 1116 5th Avenue, Haleyville, and Jose Rodriguez, 25, 12317 Pounders and Sims Road, Haleyville. The charges against both were possession of marijuana/1st Degree, Drug Trafficking Methamphetamine, Possession of a controlled substance, and possession of stolen property/2nd degree. The pistol had been reported stolen locally two years ago.

    Bail was set at $10,000 for each charge. Both bonded out later that weekend.

  • Haleyville City Council

    The Haleyville City Council met Tuesday afternoon for a rescheduled meeting from July 4 with Bud Wilson absent. The council approved acting city clerk Debra Hood to perform the mayor’s duties during the upcoming city election in August. Mayor Sunseri is a candidate for mayor thus ineligible to perform election duties.

    The council approved the renewal of a five year lease on the old city owned elementary school building on 13th Avenue to the Community Action Partnership of North Alabama for the Head Start program.

    A low bid was approved for work on the CDBG project for water and sanitary sewer improvements in the Cripple Creek neighborhood. A bid of $596,842.00 from the Double Diamond Construction Company of Northport was approved.

    A resolution was approved which authorizes Mayor Sunseri to negotiate with a national chain which is exploring a location in Haleyville. Because this will involve a substantial investment and the creation a number of jobs the mayor will be able to offer incentives consistent with those offered to other developers of like size and investments. The final agreement will be finalized thru public hearings as required by statue.

    The city will be making application for funds through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for a grant for two storm shelters to be constructed at the new sports complex.

    The council approved advertising for two new police cars and the hiring of Crystal Whickwire as a Class II part-time police dispatcher.

    Four gentlemen complained to the council about the speed of vehicles on 15th Avenue at 26th Street. It was suggested the city consider installing two more stop signs on 15th Avenue making it a 3-way stop. Meanwhile, the police will step up patrols in that area.

    The next council meeting will be Monday, July 18, 5:30 p.m at the Haleyville City Hall.

  • Football Schedule


    AUG 19      @Deshler-Tuscumbia

    AUG 26      @Winston County-Double Springs

    SEP 2       @*Hamilton

    SEP 9        *Cordova                  @HHS

    SEP 16     @ *Winfield

    SEP 23                           OPEN

    SEP 30       Madison Academy     @ HHS

    OCT 7        *Good Hope #          @HHS

    OCT 14       @* Dora

    OCT 21      *Fayette                  @HHS

    OCT 28      Central %                @HHS


    # Homecoming Game

    * Region Games

    ^ Fall Jamboree

    % Senior Night


    SEP 3  %vs. Southern California    Arlington, Texas

    SEP 10   Western Kentucky    Bryant-Denny Stadium

    SEP 17    *at Ole Miss      Oxford, MS

    SEP 24    Kent State       Bryant-Denny Stadium

    OCT 1     *Kentucky         Bryant-Denny Stadium

    OCT 8     *at Arkansas       Fayetteville, Ark.

    OCT 15   *at Tennessee     Knoxville, Tenn.

    OCT 22  *Texas A&M         Bryant-Denny Stadium

    OCT 29                             Open Date

    NOV 5    *at LSU          Baton Rouge, La.

    NOV 12 *Mississippi State   Bryant-Denny Stadium

    NOV 19  Chattanooga          Bryant-Denny Stadium

    NOV 26  *Auburn                 Bryant-Denny Stadium

    *Southeastern Conference (SEC) opponent

    %Advocare Classic (AT&T Stadium)

    Bold indicates home game

  • Public Hearing/City Council Meeting

    The City Council of Haleyville will meet for a public hearing at 5:15 P.M. on February 16, 2016 in the new Haleyville City Hall Courtroom located at 911 21st Street for the purpose of considering an application for assistance submitted by Bravo Food Service, LLC pursuant to City of Haleyville Ordinance Number 2013-03. Bravo Food Service, LLC has requested assistance from the City in the form of a sales tax rebate to assist in the development of commercial property within the City Limits of Haleyville which is projected to create at least eight (8) or more jobs in the operation of a restaurant to be constructed in the Village East Shopping Center lot in the City of Haleyville. During this public hearing there will be presentation by the developer and the general public will be given the opportunity to comment on the proposed action.

    The Haleyville City Council will meet at 5:30 following the public hearing.

  • Leo’s Loveliest Ticket Sales

    The Annual Haleyville High School Leo’s Loveliest Pageant will be Friday, February 26th for Junior Division and Saturday, February 27th for senior division. The pageant will begin at 7:30 each night at the Haleyville Elementary Cafetorium.

    Leo’s reserved tickets for junior and senior contestants only will be on sale Tuesday, February 16 and Wednesday, February 17. Tickets for junior division contestants will be sold at the Middle School and Sr. Division contestants will be sold at the Center of Technology Office. Tuesday ticket sales will begin at 7:15 a.m. On Thursday, February 18, reserved tickets for escorts will be available. Reserved tickets will be available to the public on Friday, February 19. Reserved tickets are $7 each and general admission is $5. Anyone needing special accommodation seating please call the Haleyville Center of Technology office at 486-9481.

    Story by:

    Lila Dodd