City of Winfield
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.