The Delmar to Natural Bridge Yard Sale originally scheduled for Saturday, April 4 has been canceled but be rescheduled for later in the year. The decision to cancel the event was the concern of the coronavirus pandemic.
However, the Delmar Fire Department has decided to go ahead with the sale of smoked Boston butts ($25 each), whole chickens ($15 each), hams ($30 each), and/or rack of ribs ($30 each). You MUST purchase a ticket if you wish to make a purchase. See any member of the Delmar Fire Department for a ticket. Pickup for the items you purchased will be Saturday, April 4, 2020, from 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.
Main Street Ministries in Winston County is continuing with its food distribution during the Coronavirus outbreak; however, the procedure and hours have changed. Clients will be served on Tuesday as usual, but the hours will be from one to six o’clock pm. They will stay in their vehicle while their box of food is brought out to them. We are also utilizing our partner, Capstone Medical Clinic, to provide hand sanitizer and information in every box.
Absentee ballots applications are being accepted and ballots are being mailed out. The last day to walk in and vote is Thursday, July 9, the last day a ballot can be mailed out is Thursday, July 9. 2020.
Questions call 205-489-5533
J. D. Snoddy
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 – MONTGOMERY – Following a joint press conference featuring Governor Kay Ivey, Secretary of State John H. Merrill, and Attorney General Steve Marshall, the March 31 Runoff Election will be postponed until July 14, 2020.
The Board of Education met Tuesday afternoon and approved the financial statements and expenditures for February in the amount of $1,417,114.27. The Board also approved amendments to the HHS fees, supplements and charges. Also approved was the purchase of two new full sized school buses for a total of $170,534.00. The purchase of a new lunchroom serving line for the HES for $69,908.00.
Four fundraisers were approved along with the retirement of Elizabeth Noble from the Haleyville Center of Technology.
The Board heard from Ray Forester about the upcoming 10th Annual Mark Forester Price of Freedom Race scheduled for May 16.Alabama Representative Tracy Estes was present to give an update on the Legislature work in Montgomery. Of greatest concern was the bill which proposes to change the control of all the state school calendars from local control to Montgomery. Estes stated he was very much opposed to the change, based on his experience having served on the Winfield School Board. That sentiment was echoed by Superintendent Dr. Holly Sutherland and other members of the Board.
Dr. Sutherland stated in her report information about the school closing with plans for school to start back on April 6, but things can change. Discussions were being made about contingency plans if the school is closed longer than initially planned.
The Haleyville City Schools information can be found on its Facebook page and other social media. HBTV.us will pass along any plans or changes also.
Forestree Transport located in Double Springs operates a logging business and is looking to hire truck drivers for local hauls. The driver is home every night, competitive pay, and must have Class A CDL license. Please call or email for more information. Uniforms and BC/BS insurance offered.
The Haleyville City Council met Monday, March 16 at the Haleyville City Hall in an unusual setting. Everyone, including the Council members, were seated with several feet between each seat. Mayor Sunseri explained the City was simply following the basic guidelines set down by the Governor by spacing people and a sanitizing hand wash, both entering and leaving the room.
With Richard Bittinger absent Mayor Sunseri and the Council heard from Ray Forester who expressed his thanks for all the help each year and a reminder the 10th Annual Mark Forester Price of Freedom Race is scheduled for May 16. Mr. Forester stated this event has provided 25 scholarships to date.
The Council approved the general operating bills for February in the amount of $357,337.38 and a tax abatement for Gumbo and Jazz.
An award was made to Stix Contracting for pothole repair at various locations in the city. Stix had the low bid of $35,000. $9,400 was approved for a sand change in the City Pool filtration system.
The next scheduled Haleyville City Council meeting will be on Monday, April 6 at the Haleyville City Hall.
Effective Until Further Notice
- NO VISITORS ALLOWED ON SENIOR CARE UNIT
- VISITORS LIMITED TO 1 PERSON PER PATIENT IN ALL OTHER AREAS OF THE HOSPITAL
- NO VISITORS UNDER THE AGE OF 16 ALLOWED
Thank you for your continued understanding and patience as we implement continued measures to reduce the spread of respiratory illness, especially the Coronavirus, to our most vulnerable patients.
For the most up to date information, please visit https://www.alabamapublichealth.gov/infectiousdiseases/2019-coronavirus.html and https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/
School closure for K-12 public schools in Alabama was to begin on Thursday, March 19, per the executive order of the Governor. However, the HCS Board has chosen, out of an abundance of caution and concern for students and personnel, to close its schools effective Tuesday, March 17 through Monday, April 6. Absences will not count against students Monday.All school-related activities, including athletics, will be canceled during school closure.