News

One killed in car accident first day of the year

From press reports

A one vehicle crash occurred on MS Hwy. 397 near Macedonia Road in Winston County around 3:00 PM Tuesday, January 1, 2013 resulting in one death.

A 2010 silver Chevrolet Impala was traveling south when it ran … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Chamber seeks nominations for Man and Woman of the Year

From press reports

The Partnership/ Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet will be held on March 7, 2012 at 6:30 pm at Lake Tiak-O’Khata. The Chamber of Commerce/Main Street is once again asking everyone to seriously consider nominations for Man and … Read more

Board of Supervisors open 2013

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Board of Supervisors opened the new year by approving the same Board President, District 3 Supervisor Mike Peterson, and same vice president, District 2 Supervisor Luke Parkes.

The board also … Read more

Calendar of Events

AARP to meet Jan. 9 Winston County area AARP will be holding their January 9, 2013 meeting at 2:00 P.M. in the City Hall. Members are asked to please be present for the first meeting of the year.

Dean Park … Read more