Category: News

WMC to host open house, wins major award

Members of the nursing home staff show off their award for their efforts during the devastating April 28 tornado.

From staff reports and press reports

Winston Medical Center nursing home will celebrate a Holiday Open House and Ribbon cutting at 10 a.m., Thursday, December 18.

Tours of the medical facility located at 562 East Main Street will be held. … Read more

Arrests made in local robbery and burglary

From staff reports

Theft, vehicle burglaries, alcohol-related incidents, fraud, shoplifting, cyber-crime, fake charities, domestic violence — these are just some of the crimes reported throughout the nation especially at Christmastime, and Winston County often sees the same challenges.

For this … Read more

FEMA okays $3.90 million for debris removal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker, and Representative Alan Nunnelee, all R-Miss., December 10 reported that more than $3.90 million in federal funding is being made available to recoup the cost of tornado damage debris removal … Read more

Christian Friends help hundreds for Christmas

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From staff reports

The community group Christian Friends held their annual Christmas Food Box deliveries on Dec. 9, which provides meals for the needy families during the holiday season.

The event is held every year and has become a staple … Read more

Helping others

Pictured are some of the members that prepared the boxes for shipping. For the last 15 years Truth Christian Center has been participating in this annual event.

For the cause of Christ: To show His love during the season of His birth, the members of Truth Christian Center supplied 100 boxes for Christmas Child. … Read more

Happy Birthday to Jesus

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First United Methodist Church K-3 and K-4 class celebrated the upcoming Christmas celebration by a … Read more

Living Nativity set to begin Dec. 22 at Flower Ridge

One of the scenes at the Drive Thru

From press and staff reports

The Living Nativity Drive Thru at Flower Ridge United Methodist Church will begin on December 22 and 23 from 6pm to 8pm.

In 1982 Flower Ridge started the Drive Thru after Scarlet Clark-Shepherd and Rev. … Read more

‘Bama Grad


Ashley Marie Triplett, the daughter of Howard and Linda Triplett, on December 13, 2014 at 1:30 p.m., will be graduating with Honors from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. After graduating, Ashley plans to start … Read more

Smith set to represent Warriors in MAC All-Star Game

Jamarlo Smith, who rushed for 2,098 yards for the Warriors this season, has been selected to the All-Star Game. (Photo by Mike Robertons)

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

While Jamarlo Smith is still sorting through his offers before deciding where he will play football next season, the Nanih Waiya about where he will play his next game.

It will be at 11:30 … Read more