Guin discusses library’s future - Losing public status could be catastrophic for city, school says library director

The Marion County High School Community Library would lose many of its books and technological resources if it loses its public library status
GUIN — The Guin City Council met with members of the library board in a work session on Monday, Nov. 20, to discuss several concerns regarding the Marion County High School Elaine Junkin Community Library.

Student-led art features in Guin mural

Master muralist Missy Miles (left) and gifted art student Gracious Webb stand before the “Greetings from Guin” mural, which Webb illustrated and Miles painted.
GUIN — As you travel along U.S. Highway 43 in Guin from east going west, a remarkable sight meets your eyes. Displayed on the side of the Guin Post Office is a strikingly beautiful and colorful mural spelling out the name of the city. As you continue driving, you might see three other murals in the city, all painted by artist and master mural painter Missy Miles.

State Assesses health needs in Guin

Alabama Department of Public Health state health assessment coordinator Carlene Robinson (right) discusses important health issues with local residents and leaders on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the Collins Life Center in Guin.
GUIN — The Alabama Department of Public Health hosted a meeting at the Collins Life Center in Guin to discuss issues relating to health and healthcare accessibility in rural communities on Tuesday, Oct. 17.

Dog Attack Spurs

A picture shared on Sunset Manor’s Facebook page on Tuesday, Oct. 17, is of the dog suspected of allegedly biting the six-year-old girl. The picture was taken prior to incident.
GUIN — Residents gathered at the Guin City Council’s regular meeting on Thursday, Oct. 19, to bring a recent dog attack, and the related issues, to the council’s attention.

Guin Water Park closed for repairs this summer

Guin Water Park will be closed this summer while repairs are made. Guin’s Mayor Phil Segraves assures it is only a temporary closure.

GUIN — The Guin Water Park will not be opening this summer to give the city time to make much-needed repairs and upgrades to the facility.
The water park has been a key fixture for the city of Guin as well as the surrounding area for decades, serving as host to countless birthday parties and church functions over the years.