Category: News

Town & Country Garden Club holds Dec. meeting

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The annual Christmas luncheon and meeting of the Town & Country Garden Club was held on December 18, 2014 in the home of Mrs. Shirley Hawkins with Frances Pierce serving as co-hostess.

Fourteen members enjoyed a luscious meal while … Read more

Greening excited about opportunity at Winston Academy

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By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Andy Greening has certainly seen a little football in his day. At the age of 56, the veteran football coach has served as an assistant on the NCAA Division II level, an assistant and … Read more

All About Strawberries: Brock’s Favorite Picks

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I know it’s not spring or even summer yet, but I have been craving strawberries recently, and strawberry pies, strawberry cakes and strawberries everything have all been on my mind. So here goes my latest column, and I hope you … Read more

Unwelcome visitor

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Ethel Harwell at UBS Tax Service shows off an unwelcome visitor she captured at her business. … Read more

Nanih Waiya’s Sheets signs with East Central

Front: Tony Sheets (Dad), Brantlee Sheets, Tracy Holder (Mom), Van Holder (Stepdad) Back: Ron Swart, Blake Sheets (Brother)

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

While she had other opportunities, it really wasn’t much of a surprise when Nanih Waiya softball standout Brantlie Sheets decided to sign with East Central Community College.

“I’ve always just felt East Central was … Read more

Winston Academy’s Jones signs scholarships with HCC

Kristi Jones, Kaitlin Jones and George Jones, (back row) Debbie Knight and Colleen Jones with Winston Academy coach Ard, WA Headmaster Farrell Rigby and

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Making changes is something Kaitlin Jones is getting used to.

The Winston Academy senior, who recently moved from Sturgis to the Stewart community near Eupora, will be making the big step to playing fast-pitch … Read more

Doug Cunningham remembered as great athlete, person

Cunningham during his playing days.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Winston County lost one of its sports legends when Doug Cunningham died last Tuesday at the age of 69.

The former Louisville High School football standout went on to have a legendary career at … Read more

People will decide education initiative options

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By Rep. Joey Hood
District 35

Members did not hesitate to address big issues early on last week. After adjournment on Jan. 12, members of the Constitution Committee met and adopted House Concurrent Resolution 9. It was debated Jan. 13 … Read more

News of the Past – 01/21/2015

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – January 22, 1915

LOUISVILLE: Dr. M. L. Montgomery was made City Health Officer. – Miss … Read more

Memories of our County – 01/21/2015

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

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My first recollections of buying and selling are related to what we called ‘the rolling store.’   For the life of me, I cannot remember who owned the … Read more