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Friday, September 4, 2015

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Tag Renewal?

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A reminder, the month of September is the time to renew your car tags if your last name begins with Q, S or T. October is U,V,W,X,Y,Z & Commercial, November, Commercial. 

Haleyville Woman Killed in Accident

Trooper Johnathan Appling

A single-vehicle crash at 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 31, has claimed the life of a Haleyville woman. Minerva Cruz Jones, 64, was killed when the 1999 Honda CR-V she was driving left the roadway and struck an embankment. Jones was pronounced dead at the scene.  The crash occurred on Alabama 5 within the town limits of Lynn.  Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.

Chickens Fly the Coup

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A south bound 18-wheeler hauling live chickens overturned in a ditch on Highway 243 just before 4 a.m. Monday morning. Fortunately there were no injuries, however there was a serious cleanup required with chickens and chicken coups on the roadway after the truck was righted and removed from the scene. Pebble firemen were called out for traffic control and to block the highway from Highway 195 to County Road 93 at Pebble. They were there for just over 7 hours, till just after 11 a.m. While there were no injuries, there were an undetermined number of chicken causalities.

Budget Hearings for Haleyville Board of Education

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Haleyville City Board of Education announces the first of two budget hearings for the Haleyville City Schools System's 2016 fiscal year which will be at 12:00 noon September 11, 2015 and the second hearing will be at 4:00 p.m. September 15, 2015.  Both hearings will be held at the Albright Administration Building, 2011 20th Street, Haleyville, AL 35565 and are open to the public.

Curb Appeal

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Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) recently added a little curb appeal to the intersection of Highway 13 and 195. The curb was removed and lowered for the 18 wheelers which had a difficult time negotiating the turn from Highway 13 South onto Highway 195. If you are approaching the intersection from Highway 13 in the left lane, you should stop short of the intersection on the white line to allow large trucks to make the turn off Highway 13. 

Work is still progressing on the culvert at the intersection of Highway 13 and 8th Avenue, with 8th Avenue closed both north and south at that location. There are road cones to divert the traffic around the work area. You are reminded to slow down going through the area.

Fire Destroys Waldrop Home

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Fire totally destroyed the home of Sharon Waldrop, 174, County Road 3215, just off Macedonia Road Thursday morning. The Haleyville Fire Department responded to the call at 9:44 a.m. and spent almost 3 hours on the scene. However, the house was a total loss. Waldrop was down the street visiting her brother at the time of the fire. The cause of the fire is unknown. 

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