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ARCH receives $10 million grant to help homeless in area

Alabamians who have become homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless during the COVID-19 pandemic may soon ... Read more | Add your comment

Johnson new regional editor

Christy Johnson, 39, has been named managing editor of the Greenville Advocate, the Luverne Journal and Lowndes Signal, ... Read more | Add your comment

Nicholas retires after 44 years

After 40 years of advancing health care in the community, Connie Nicholas, assistant chief executive officer of the ... Read more | Add your comment

Alabama National Guard hold COVID clinic at Southside Baptist Church

A mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic was recently held for residents of Butler County on Tuesday. The clinic, which ... Read more | Add your comment

Autism Awarness

Autism awareness event set for April 30

Jacquie Hamilton has a story she wants to share—a story that is not just hers, but one that many other parents can relate to. The ... Read more | Add your comment

by Angie Long.

Giant Chicken

Giant rooster up for auction

The Southside Baptist Church recently acquired the old Dairy Dream building in Greenville. The one with the GIANT rooster perched atop. The church has received ... Read more | Add your comment

by Christy Johnson.

Butler County

Butler County announces Teachers of the Year

Butler County Teachers of the Year 2020-2021 County-Wide Winners were Patricia (Patti) Cook, McKenzie School (Elementary) and Naomi Pryor, Greenville High School (Secondary). Individual school ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Thursday, April 8, 2021 3:57 pm

Butler County

Scholarship board seeks applicants

The “Miss Elizabeth” D. Leckie Scholarship Board of Trustees welcomes qualified applicants to apply for its scholarships. The Leckie Scholarships are given annually to deserving ... Read more

by Angie Long, Thursday, April 8, 2021 3:11 pm

Butler County

Severe weather ahead

There is an increasingly active weather pattern headed our way. Late tonight through Saturday thunderstorms will drift across the area. Storms will move in from ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Thursday, April 8, 2021 2:34 pm

News

Lurleen B Wallace sees a drop in enrollment numbers

Fewer students are attending Lurleen B Wallace Community College this spring semester when compared to the headcount from last year.  According to reports, LBW Community ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 2:01 pm

News

Fewer local businesses are masking up

When Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced the end of the mask mandate, many businesses struggled to decide what their facemask policy would be going forward.   ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 1:54 pm

Greenville Tigers

Dawson Sarblah ready to start his next chapter

After four years playing for the Tigers, Greenville Highschool’s Dawson Quaye Sarblah is getting ready to start the next chapter of his life. Dawson’s fascination ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, April 5, 2021 10:40 am

Greenville Tigers

Greenville Middle School Band members honored during recent Board of Education meeting

During the recent Butler County Board of Education meeting, a ceremony recognizing members of the Greenville Middle School and Greenville Highschool All-State and Honors Band ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, April 5, 2021 10:08 am

Arrests

Butler County Arrest Reports from Mar. 22 through Mar. 28

The following individuals were booked into the Butler County Correctional Facility between Mar. 22- Mar. 28 Mar. 22 David Nathan Bush, 38, for possession of ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, April 5, 2021 9:56 am

Black Belt Invitational

Tiger Track Team compete in invitational

The Greenville Tiger Track Athletes competed in the Black Belt Invitational at Calhoun High School Saturday. The team did an outstanding job bringing home five ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Sunday, April 4, 2021 9:08 pm

Greenville Scholarship

Jeddo Bell Memorial Scholarship accepting applications

The Camellia City Jeddo Bell Memorial Scholarship is currently accepting applications. Any high school senior, public, private or homeschool, that lives in the city of ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, March 26, 2021 11:19 pm

News

Peagler tabbed as interim police chief in Georgiana

Maj.Jeremy Peagler has been named interim police chief in Georgiana, according to a release from the city of Georgiana.  Former Chief Carlton Cook resigned from ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Friday, March 26, 2021 7:34 pm

Greenville

Crash causes long delay on I65 northbound

Commuters were stuck on Interstate 65 northbound in Butler County Tuesday evening after a two-vehicle crash caused traffic to come to a standstill. Unable to ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Wednesday, March 24, 2021 12:33 pm

Greenville

More rain headed for Greenville

According to the Nation Weather Service of Mobile/Pensacola, heavy rain and thunderstorms from the west will begin to move toward the city of Greenville beginning ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 3:02 pm

Greenville

Routine traffic stop turns into car chase for Greenville Police

What was originally supposed to be a simple traffic stop for a loud and excessive noise ordinance for Greenville Police, soon turned into a car ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 1:56 pm

News

Butler County teachers honored during recent Board of Education meeting

During the recent Butler County Board of Education meeting, a ceremony recognizing the Butler County Teachers of the Year, as well as members of the ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 12:54 pm

Georgiana

Greenville Police Officer involved in crash

While responding to an emergency call Saturday night, a Greenville Police officer was involved in a two-vehicle crash. According to Greenville Police Chief Justin Lovvorn, ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 12:29 pm

Arrests

Butler County Arrest Reports from Mar. 14 through Mar. 21

The following individuals were booked into the Butler County Correctional Facility between Mar. 15- Mar. 21 Mar. 15 Taneshia Shardae Banks, 26, for harassing communications, ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, March 22, 2021 10:24 am

Arrests

Arrests for 3/8/21 – 3/14/21

3/8/21 Taveta Takara Morris- Harassment Hayley Marie Petty- Permit/Facilitating Escape 1st Degree, Reckless Endangerment, Interference with Custody 3/11/21 Selena K. Stephens- Possession of Marijuana 2nd, ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Wednesday, March 17, 2021 2:19 am

Arrests

Butler County Arrest Reports from Mar. 8 through Mar. 14

The following individuals were booked into the Butler County Correctional Facility between Mar. 8- Mar. 14 Mar. 9 Nina Ajay Baltierra, 21, for possession of ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, March 16, 2021 4:02 pm

News

BCCED receives $10,000 from Southeast Alabama Gas

The Butler County Commission for Economic Development recently received a major gift from Southeast Alabama Gas. During a check presentation held at the Lurleen B Wallace Community ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, March 15, 2021 9:08 pm

News

Severe weather on the way for Greenville

Butler County could experience multiple instances of serve weather starting tonight. According to the Nation Weather Service of Mobile/Pensacola, there is a marginal risk of ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, March 15, 2021 9:04 pm

News

ADPH extends eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine

Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) announced Friday that starting March 22, ADPH will extend eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinations to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, March 12, 2021 1:59 pm

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LBWCC hosts volleyball tryouts

LBW Community College is hosting women’s volleyball tryouts on Friday, March 19 at the Seth Hammett Gymnasium on the Andalusia campus. “We are excited to ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Friday, March 12, 2021 9:56 am

News

Understanding Medicare Online Course

The Understanding Medicare online course will focus on understanding insurance options. Attendees will learn the different parts of Medicare, Medicaid, and Medicare Advantage Plans and ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, March 12, 2021 8:51 am

News

TUITION FREEZE, FULL CAMPUS OPERATIONS PLANNED FOR ALABAMA COMMUNITY COLLEGES THIS FALL

On Wednesday, Chancellor Baker announced tuition will not increase for the 2021-2022 academic year. In addition, as a result of the declining number of reported ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 1:44 pm