Winston County Newswire

Winston County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Winston County, AL.

Results 1 - 20 of 81 in Winston County, AL

  1. County complies with ruling on same-sex marriagesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... supposed to come in on Thursday, but whether they show up or not, we don't know." The probate office in Winston County hasn't issued a marriage license to a same-sex couple, but officials there say they are willing to do so. The Walker County ...

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  2. A good thing for the community'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Bill Waldrop, owner of Curry Plaza, is constructing a half-mile walking track between the shopping center and the local ballpark that will give Curry residents a new place to exercise and enjoy the outdoors. Daily Mountain Eagle - Jennifer Cohron Curry Plaza owner Bill Waldrop is constructing a half-mile walking track between the shopping center and the local Little League fields.

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  3. Freedom Fest' at Duncan Bridge Marina set for Fourth ofaRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... for the event across the road from the marina, in the parking lot behind Lake Front RV Camping, and the Winston County Sheriff's Office will have patrol officers on hand to help with traffic and crowd control," Pike said. "All we're asking is that ...

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  4. Kineth DoddRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 20 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... loved by his family and friends and he would do anything for anybody. In 1999, Kineth was inducted into the Winston County Sports Hall of Fame. He was a charter member of the Lynn Lions Club that was organized in the early 1960s. He organized Boy ...

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  5. Camp McDowell dedicates $10.5 milllion expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Alabama Live

    ... a special service of dedication and blessing beginning at 10 a.m., June 20. The 1,140-acre Camp McDowell in Winston County is at the southern edge of the Bankhead National Forest between Double Springs and Jasper on Highway 195. While many church ...

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  6. Kineth DoddRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... loved by his family and friends and he would do anything for anybody. In 1999, Kineth was inducted into the Winston County Sports Hall of Fame. He was a charter member of the Lynn Lions Club organized in the early 1960s. He organized Boy Scout Troop ...

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  7. City presented portable AED for parks departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... SMoore said following Tuesday's meeting. Jasper city inmates are currently being housed in the Winston County Jail while renovations are underway at the Jasper City Jail. The current contract with Winston County expired last week, and the city has ...

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  8. Walker hires Bobby Daniels as volleyball coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... about is there are some really good players coming up as well." In 11 years as a head volleyball coach at Winston County (2004-10) and Arab (2012-14), Daniels has a career record of 528-166, with a winning percentage of .761. He was also an ...

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  9. 6 charged in 2-county methamphetamine probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Alabama Live

    In Winston County, Bailey Justice , Emily Young and Gladys Rodriguez Valle are charged with trafficking methamphetamine. The arrests were made by agents with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency's State Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday, and made public on Friday in a prepared press release.

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  10. Which Alabama town is home to the nation's first 911 call?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | The Trussville Tribune

    ... "That call impacted the entire world, and it all started in our small town." Today, the 911 system in Winston County is headquartered in Double Springs. With operators on duty 24/7 year-round, the 911 office receives about 1,000 calls a month. Many ...

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  11. Billy Ray AlexanderRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... was the king of wheeling and dealing. His lifelong mission was to keep his family and community safe and the Winston County Sheriff's Office busy. Billy Ray was a protective, loving and amazing "Daddy." He taught his three girls how to love, how to ...

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  12. Hundreds of Walker, Winston county seniors receive diplomasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Walker seniors Jarrod Ollie, Jeremiah Marchbanks, Azha Allen, Austin Westbrook and C.J. Robinson take a group selfie prior to Friday's commencement ceremony in Jasper. Daily Mountain Eagle - Jack McNeely Young men and women across Walker and Winston counties celebrated the end of their high school careers Friday night with family and friends.

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  13. Smith Lake retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Alabama Live

    A lake house is often a gathering place for family and friends to enjoy the summer months and taking a break from a normal routine. Take a look at a unique property in Winston County located on Smith Lake where you could invite family and a lot of friends.

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  14. Nexus Energy Center's tiny home will be featured on reality TV show on Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... said the organization was contacted about the show in mid-March when Nexus was preparing for an event in Winston County. "I received a voicemail from one of the show producers saying they needed our help finding insulation contractors around that ...

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  15. Significant' arrest made in war on drugs in cityRead the original story

    May 18, 2015 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... controlled substance and criminal conspiracy to commit a controlled substance crime. He is being held in the Winston County Jail on a $150,000 cash bond. Following undercover work that led to an arrest warrant being issued, police were able to ...

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  16. Doris Helen Cox ScurlockRead the original story

    May 9, 2015 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Doris Helen Cox Scurlock, 87, was called home to be with the Lord on May 7, 2015, from her earthly home in Sumiton, Alabama, where she was born and lived her entire life. Her formative years during the Great Depression had a lasting impact on her life and shaped her belief in hard work, education and preparation for whatever life throws your way, a legacy of lessons she instilled in her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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  17. Council honors WHS tennis teamsRead the original story

    May 6, 2015 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... step in the renovation of the city jail. a approved allowing Mayor Sonny Posey to sign an agreement with the Winston County Commission to amend and extend a previous deal to house the city's prisoners in the Winston County Jail for an additional 90 ...

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  18. Police department closes case on church break-inRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... of property, third degree burglary and second degree criminal mischief. Ellis is currently being held in the Winston County jail. He will eventually be moved to the Walker County Jail on a $100,000 cash bond. Zachary Ellis, a cousin of Brandon ...

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  19. Council approves reopening city jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Jasper Police Chief J.C. Poe, center, shows Mayor Sonny Posey the work that will be needed to get the Jasper City Jail ready to reopen. The City Council voted Tuesday to reopen the jail instead of continuing to transport city inmates to the Winston County Jail.

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  20. 'It's not all handcuffs and tickets': Birmingham police recruits sort groceries for the needyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... Community Food Bank of Central Alabama provides food to those in need in a 12-county area that stretches from Winston County to Talladega County. "We rely heavily on volunteers,'' said Jon Barnacastle, programs coordinator for the agency. "These ...

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