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Alabama AdvantageSite

For Release: June 25, 2009

 Contact: Greg Knighton
205.943.4710 telephone 

BIRMINGHAM, AL (EDPA) ‚Äď The Cooperative District of Winston County has received AdvantageSite designation.

The AdvantageSite program requires that community economic development organizations provide documentation specific to a proposed industrial site, including a set of standard data related to ownership/control, environmental and geotechnical conditions, and infrastructure status.

Cooperative District Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 25, 2009 at 11 a.m. following the regularly scheduled Mayors meeting. The Cooperative District meeting will be held at the IDA Office located in the Winston County Court House. The Cooperative District meeting will focus on 2009 Stimulus Funding available for the industrial park and broadband technology. The public is always welcome to attend any and all of the Cooperative District meetings. For more information call Grady Batchelor at (205) 269-1780 or e-mail

Winston County Road 9 Widening, Resurfacing and Adding of a Third Lane

COOPERATIVE DISTRICT РWidening, resurfacing, and the addition of a third lane for turning onto Alabama Highway 13 has been completed on to Winston County County Road 9.  This road work was in part made possible through a $125,000 grant secured by Senator Roger Bedford through the Alabama Department of Community and Economic Affirs (ADECA).  The remainder of the project was funded through a portion of the Cooperative District bond issue secured in June 2008. 

Construction continues on Lots 10 and 11 of the Winston County industrial park located within the Cooperative District.    Plans are underway to secure a grant to fund landscaping and beautification work at the intersection of Winston County County Road 9 and Alabama Highway 13.

Talking about Blane, Canada Ltd. | Synchronist Make A Difference Awards

Blane, Canada Ltd.’s Make A Difference Award acknowledges individuals and programs that go beyond the basics. Award winners have demonstrated higher level impact beyond the narrow parameters of their own organization and individual success stories. Their entrepreneurial approach to BR|E is a benchmark others can use to measure their own success.

Winston County recipient of Making a Difference Award or Making a Difference Award.

Cooperative District Signs for Land

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, December 7, 2007 Contact: Grady Batchelor (205) 269-1780 WINSTON COUNTY – The Cooperative District of Winston County, Inc. comprised of the municipalities of Haleyville, Lynn, Double Springs, Addison and Arley; the County Commission and IDA took a big step toward making the vision of a countywide industrial park a reality with the purchase of 818 acreas located at the intersection of Alabama Highway 13 and Winston County Road 9 just 6 miles north of exit 39 off Interstate 22.