ECCC to host public forum

From press reports

East Central Community College (ECCC) has been serving the educational needs of the communities since 1928. With an open-door policy and affordable tuition, the College has affected the lives of countless individuals who would otherwise not have … Read more

MLK parade and event set for Jan.19

From press reports

The Winston County Branch of the NAACP will celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday Saturday, January 19.

Parade participants will line up at the coliseum at 9:00 A.M. with the parade starting promptly at 10:00 … Read more

Group encourages park permit purchase

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Friends of Legion State Park are encouraging every citizen to use Legion State Park in the upcoming year to help insure its continued operation.

“As the recession continues it is becoming difficult … Read more


Mrs. Bobbie Jean Veazey December 27, 2012 Funeral services for Bobbie Jean Veazey, 80, were held at 11 a.m. on December 29, 2012 at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Ackerman with Rev. Curtis Guess officiating. Burial followed in Mt. Moriah … Read more

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – January 3, 1913 MARRIAGES: Married, at old Hickory Grove on December 25th, 1912, Mr. Marshall Smith and Miss Florrie Pressley, J. D. Hill officiating. – On December 22nd, at home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors by Carolyn Mills

The twelve days of Christmas have until January 6th before ending. However, the week between December 25th and December 31st have a slower pace giving everyone a needed break.

Kathleen Hatcher UpShaw and Sandra and Emily Holdiness hosted the December … Read more