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{news} Let’s be Neighbors by Carolyn Mills

Our local Hospital Auxiliary Gift Shop has opened back up after being closed for two weeks due to the holidays. If you received gifts that you think are white elephants or have other things around the house you do not…

Election commissioners take oath

From staff and press reports Winston County’s five election commissioners took the oath of office January 3, 2013. Chancery Court Judge Joey Kilgore swore into office the five county’s election commissioners. All five of the county election commissioners ran unopposed…

Community responders training starts Jan. 25

From press reports The Winston County Sheriff’s office will hold training for CERT (Community Emergency Response Team), Friday, Jan. 25, and Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Winston County Courthouse Annex. The program is free. The Winston County Sheriff’s office is…

Municipal elections gain first candidates

From staff reports Candidates began qualifying Wednesday, January 2 to run in upcoming municipal elections in Winston County. The deadline to qualify is March 8. Party primaries take place May 7 with runoffs on May 21 if needed. The general…

Local Girl Scouts kick off cookie season 2013

The Girl Scouts Heart of the South council is gearing up to kick off pre-order cookie sales, beginning this Saturday, January 5. Girl Scouts will begin taking orders this Saturday through January 28. Cookies will then arrive between February 16…