Of the new playground construction at Ivy Park, Mayor Will Hill said, “It is probably the most exciting project that we have going. This one is the showpiece. This one is the jewel.”
The historic Strand Theater, on South Church Ave., which has been a landmark for many decades, will see many exciting changes in the months to come. The vision for the theater is a municipal arts theater which will be a first-class venue for many types of events whether local or to promote tourism.
On April 28, 2014 as a killer tornado bore down upon Winston County, residents took shelter where they could find it. Unfortunately, at that time there were no FEMA rated saferooms in the county.
“After much thought and deliberation I think it may be time to turn a page and see what else life holds.” Those were the words of Louisville Chief of Police, L.M. Claiborne concerning his decision to retire from law enforcement, a profession to which he has given a lifetime.
It was an evening of celebration as a large crowd of parents, friends, family and fans gathered at the Nanih Waiya Attendance Center gymnasium to honor the 2018 Warriors football as they received their championship rings.
A capacity crowd gathered in the Colonial Room at Lake Tiak O’Khata, on Monday evening, March 18, at the Winston County Republican Women’s meeting, to hear from six local political candidates who are running for office in the Republican Party.
On Wednesday evening, March 13, three vehicles were destroyed by arson on Sylvester Hudson Rd., off of Hwy. 15, south of Louisville. The 9-1-1 call came in between 10:30 – 11:00 p.m. and was responded to by Louisville Fire Dept. and Winston County Fire Investigator, Keith Alexander.
All three vehicles were completely destroyed.
In their first meeting of March, the Louisville Board of Aldermen heard a report from Mayor Will Hill that a number of recovery projects are either unchanged or moving forward.
Hill stated that Fire Chief Johnny Haynes is scheduled to travel to Fairhope, AL on March 21 to view the new fire engine.
On Tuesday, February 26, at around 10:35 a.m., officers from Winston Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a shooting at a residence at the intersection of Young Crossing Rd. and Odie Shields Rd.