Tag: Winston County

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Fifty years ago the little town of Haleyville, Alabama was in the national spotlight!

On February 16, 1968, the first 9-1-1 emergency telephone system in the nation went into service in Haleyville. The town decided to institute an emergency number…

News - from the past & the present

TBT: Winston County, Alabama – Newspaper accounts from 1890 reveal much about politics in Alabama before & after the War Between the States

Winston County, Alabama's opposition to the Confederacy is briefly mentioned in the novels To Kill a Mockingbird   and Paper Moon: A Novel (formerly Addie Pray) Tap…