City of Winfield

Siegelman visits Mule Day

Attorney General hopeful Joe Siegelman (left) and his father, former Gov. Don Siegelman (right), are shown in front of a Mule Day display at Citizens Bank.

WINFIELD - Birmingham attorney and State Attorney General candidate Joe Siegelman visited the area for Marion County’s biggest day of the year.
Siegelman stopped by the Journal Record on Mule Day, Friday, Sept. 21,  to discuss his campaign, as well as pet some mules, mingle with residents and observe the Mule Day prep-work going on in downtown Winfield.
Siegelman, a self-proclaimed politics-hater, said that his love for justice has motivated him to pursue the position of Attorney General.

 

Cunningham to be honored on Sunday


Winfield’s Olan Cunningham poses for a photo during his playing days at Auburn University.

WINFIELD - In recognition of his decades of service to his community, Olan Cunningham will be honored by friends and community leaders in Winfield.
The retired State Farm insurance agent will be toasted at a public event scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 30, beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the Winfield Community Center. The recognition is open to the public with no admission charge.

Welcome to Mule Day! Gov. Ivey to serve as Grand Marshal in parade

WINFIELD - The annual Mule Day celebration in Winfield is only days away.
The festival is scheduled for this weekend (Sept. 21-23) with the Friday portion now highlighted by Mule Night Madness, as local merchants will remain open until midnight offering special sales to local residents and visitors.
While the main focus is still on the Saturday festivities and the annual parade, there is so much for visitors now to enjoy the evening before.

State grant will help expand Tiffin

WINFIELD - Gov. Kay Ivey awarded a $300,000 Community Development Block Grant to the City of Winfield on Monday, Aug. 6, to extend the sewer lines in the industrial park located off of Exit 30 on Interstate 22.
Along with a $70,265 match from the city, the funds and the extended sewer lines will allow Tiffin Motorhomes to build a service center, which will create 65 local jobs.
Ivey said she was thrilled to be creating new jobs, especially in rural Marion County.
“Bringing new jobs to Alabama is at the forefront of my administration,” Ivey said.

Long-time Winfield restaurant severely damaged after fire


The fire that caused major damage, including structural damage, to Catfish Haven was concentrated in the rear of the restaurant, where an add-on, wooden building stood

WINFIELD - Catfish Haven, which has served local residents for 23 years, suffered significant damage from a fire on Sunday, July 29. Firefighters believe the firewas caused by electrical issues.
Local owner Linda Postell reported that the restaurant did not have insurance at the time of the incident.

 

New dentist opens doors in Winfield


Community members and city officials attended a ribbon cutting for Hollingsworth Family Dentistry, a new dental clinic in Winfield, on Monday, June 8. Dr. Brian Hollingsworth is pictured as he cuts the ribbon outside his new practice.

WINFIELD - Dr. Brian Hollingsworth and his staff recently celebrated the opening of Hollingsworth Family Dentistry with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house held on June 8.

Community members and city officials attended the open house to celebrate a new business in the City of Winfield.

 

Penney Plaza ready for businesses


Penney Plaza, a newly constructed commercial business center, is finished and ready for businesses to occupy its five units. The plaza is located directly off Exit 30 where Interstate 22 meets State Highway 129.

WINFIELD - Construction has recently finished on Penney Plaza, located at the junction of Interstate 22, Exit 30, and State Highway 129,  and it’s ready for new or existing businesses to move in.
The plaza is located in a large area just off the interstate, known as Grey’s Landing, where owner Grey Land has extensive plans for the area.