Winston County Courthouse

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I worked there as a jailor in the county jail there in the old part when it was on the 2nd floor. Had several experiences: a padlock moving on its own, and you can feel like there are a lot of people in the hallways late at night when no one is there, and one night I got a bag of chips out of snack machine and felt a cold breeze go by and something grab my bag of chips and threw them down the hallway. Always feel like something watching you even in the new part which is a courtroom now.

(Submitted by John R.)

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Blake Drive
Double Springs, AL 35553
United States

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34.14667571217336, -87.40245652224985
Winston County, Alabama
Nearest Towns:
Double Springs, AL (0.0 mi.)
Lynn, AL (10.9 mi.)
Arley, AL (11.8 mi.)
Nauvoo, AL (11.9 mi.)
Natural Bridge, AL (12.0 mi.)
Littleville, AL (12.2 mi.)
Addison, AL (13.2 mi.)
Haleyville, AL (13.7 mi.)
Kansas, AL (19.0 mi.)
Carbon Hill, AL (19.0 mi.)


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