• Remembering Pearl Harbor

    At 7:55 a.m. Thursday morning, December 7, members of the Haleyville American Legion Post 33 held a brief ceremony in memory of the events which happened on Sunday morning, December 7, 1941. The air attack on Pearl Harbor by Japan brought the United States into World War II and the rest is history. Matt Thompson, a student at HHS, played taps as the flag was lowered to half-mast.

  • Haleyville City Council

    The Haleyville City Council met Monday evening at City Hall following a public hearing for rezoning property off Highway 13 North. The zoning request for R-1 was made by Julius and Cathy Glass, Albert and Sue Dodd, and Eddie and Lisa Godsey, and William and Jerry Whitman, Sr., William Jerry Whitman, Jr., and Kim Balkenbush. R-1 zoning is for single-family homes. In the regular session, the council unanimously approved the request. The Council approved Christy Harbin to depositories, enabling her to make deposits for the city. Mayor Sunseri announced the hiring of Alex Hood as a law enforcement officer.

    Sunseri also followed stated he has been working to find a way to keep Lakeland Hospital open after the end of this month. His said once the hospital closes, it would be next to impossible for it to ever open again. The building is 50 years old. However, this Wednesday, he and other principals involved will meet with an investor to try to find a way to keep the hospital from closing.

    The next Haleyville City Council meeting will be Monday, December 18.

  • Local Attorney Killed

    Jerry Jackson, a Haleyville attorney, was struck and killed early Saturday morning in front of his residence on Dime Road. Jackson apparently was crossing the road to his mailbox when struck by a vehicle driven by an 18-year old Haleyville man. No charges have been filed and no other information is available at this time. The accident is being investigated by the Alabama State Troopers.

  • Haleyville Board of Education

    The Haleyville Board of Education monthly meeting was Tuesday, November 28. The Board approved expenditures for October in the amount of $1,349,789. 89. Board member Donna Jones was appointed as a delegate and Beth McAlpine as alternate to the Alabama Association of School Boards. The Board also approved the 2018-2019 school calendar and three fundraisers. In personnel, the Board approved leave for Anissa Ivey and Mark Burleson under catastrophic illness. Sydney Kiser was hired for the position of Speech and Language Pathologist Assistant at the Haleyville Elementary School. The three students selected for the Mac McAlpine Service Award were Cole Whitten, HES, Hannah Burleson, HMS, and Cjros Vicenti, HHS. The Middle School girls volleyball team was recognized by HMS principal Bo Wilcoxen. He stated the girls had a fantastic season winning many great games against tough opponents The next meeting of the Haleyville Board of Education will be on Tuesday, December 19.


  • Double Loss

    The Haleyville High Lady Lions Basketball team was defeated by Lauderdale County Tuesday night 61-29. The varsity boys also lost to Lauderdale County in a close one, 59-56. That was the first loss of the season for the Lions. The Lions will play Russellville at home Thursday night. You can hear the game live on Paradise 92.7.

  • Monday, Nov 27 Last Day for Applications

    Applications for this year’s Haleyville Rotary Club Toys for Kids program can be picked up at Traders & Farmers, Pinnacle, and First National Banks, Alabama Power, State Farm, and the Haleyville Police Station. Applications must be turned back in by close of business on Monday, November 27. Toy pickup will be Friday, December 8, 4 to 6 pm at Paradise 92.7 located on Highway 13 North between 8th and 9th Avenues.