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Election less than 2 weeks away

Local mayors face opposition   This year’s municipal elections are less than two weeks away and Greenville, Georgiana ... Read more | Add your comment

Four-hour standoff in Glenwood leads to two arrests

Crenshaw County Deputies and other agencies spent four hours Saturday in a standoff in Glenwood that led to ... Read more | Add your comment

Substation issues causing power outage in portions of Crenshaw County

  Some 878 electric customers supplied by South Alabama Electric Cooperative are without power at  this time. SAEC ... Read more | Add your comment

Butler County Schools start date delayed

Students in the Butler County School system will not return to school until September, officials announced today. The ... Read more | Add your comment

Georgiana

Election less than 2 weeks away

Local mayors face opposition   This year’s municipal elections are less than two weeks away and Greenville, Georgiana and McKenzie each have elections. In Greenville, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Kendra Majors.

Luverne

Substation issues causing power outage in portions of Crenshaw County

  Some 878 electric customers supplied by South Alabama Electric Cooperative are without power at  this time. SAEC says they are currently experiencing an outage ... Read more | Add your comment

by Kendra Majors.

Luverne

COVID-19 delays school start date in Crenshaw County

Students in the Crenshaw County School system will now start the 2020-2021 school year on Aug. 24. Superintendent Dodd Hawthorne told the school board at ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:48 pm

News

Eric Spencer Jackson

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at Sunrise Memorial Park for deputy Eric Spencer Jackson, 50, of ... Read more

by Matt Hutcheson, Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:41 am

Greenville

RMCC welcomes orthopedic surgeon

Greenville’s Regional Medical Center Clinic welcomed Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Sreenivasa Reddy Alla to their staff in June. Dr. Reddy began his medical career at Gandhi ... Read more

by Amya Mitchell, Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:26 am

Greenville

DYW set for Aug. 29

The 2021 Distinguished Young Women (DYW) Program for both Butler County’s and Lowndes County’s rising senior girls returns to Greenville’s fabled Ritz Theatre at 2 ... Read more

by Angie Long, Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:23 am

Greenville

BCSO deputy, local pastor Eric Jackson leaves behind legacy

He was a selfless man with a fabled sense of humor who never met a stranger, a law enforcement officer sworn to protect and serve, ... Read more

by Angie Long, Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:22 am

Luverne

Crenshaw County Schools release tentative reopening roadmap

Crenshaw County Schools released its tentative roadmap for the 2020-21 school year online last week. According to the Alabama State Department of Education, local Boards ... Read more

by Matt Hutcheson, Thursday, July 23, 2020 10:30 am

Greenville

GPD investigating downtown vehicle theft

The Greenville Police Department is currently investigating the theft of an automobile from a Downtown business and has enlisted the help of the Central Alabama ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:03 pm

Features

Greenville YMCA now open, taking all precautions

The Greenville YMCA is taking extra precautions to ensure the safety of its members while following CDC guidelines as COVID-19 continues to sweep across the ... Read more

by Amya Mitchell, Monday, July 20, 2020 3:23 pm

News

Gov. Ivey announces $170 million for health care, remote learning in public schools

Gov. Kay Ivey on Monday awarded $70 million to support the Alabama State Department of Education’s (ALSDE) Education Health and Wellness Grant Program and $100 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, July 20, 2020 2:31 pm

Greenville

Late Charlie Daniels donated fiddle to aid Greenville family

Country music fans across the world were saddened to hear about the death of country music legend Charlie Daniels earlier this month. For one local ... Read more

by Matt Hutcheson, Monday, July 20, 2020 2:21 pm

Faith

Lifeline Church finds new home in Greenville

Seven years ago, Eric Jackson was a full-time pastor in Elmore County. Then he felt a call from above to begin a new endeavor. “God ... Read more

by Angie Long, Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:30 pm

News

Local girl donates her hair to Wigs for Kids

A local nine-year-old girl got a summer haircut that isn’t just cool — it’s for a very good cause. “Olivia and I were talking and ... Read more

by Angie Long, Saturday, July 18, 2020 2:00 pm

Georgiana

Water lines replaced: Georgiana utilizing $300K federal grant

The City of Georgiana broke ground on an infrastructure project late last month after receiving a $300,000 grant from the Community Development Block Grant Program. ... Read more

by Amya Mitchell, Friday, July 17, 2020 12:00 pm

News

Back-to-school sales tax holiday set for July 17-19

School, not matter how different than usual it will look, is set to be back in session for the 2020-21 school year. Butler County is ... Read more

by Matt Hutcheson, Thursday, July 16, 2020 3:30 pm

Greenville

Miss Butler County Relay For Life set for July 18

After a delay due to COVID-19 restrictions, one of the area’s biggest fundraisers for the American Cancer Society in Butler County returns this weekend. The ... Read more

by Angie Long, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 3:36 pm

Georgiana

Georgiana council votes for face masks

The Georgiana City Council is taking additional steps to stop the spread of coronavirus within the city. Last Tuesday, the council adopted a resolution that ... Read more

by Amya Mitchell, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:20 pm

News

Superintendent encourages survey participation

The Butler County School System is currently making plans to provide both onsite and virtual learning options for the upcoming school year. In an effort ... Read more

by Amya Mitchell, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 10:15 am

Records

July 5-12

The following incidents were recorded by the Butler County Sheriff’s Office between July 5-12: July 7 Greenville, theft of property, 4th degree Greenville, menacing and ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 10:15 am

Arrests

July 5-12

The following individuals were booked into the Butler County Correctional Facility between July 5-12: July 7 Michael M. Walker, 52, driving under the influence July ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 10:00 am

News

ALEA releases Fourth of July road, water statistics

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) investigated eight deaths during the Fourth of July holiday period, from 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 3, to midnight Sunday, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:27 pm

Records

June 28-July 4

The following incidents were recorded by the Butler County Sheriff’s Office between  June 28-July 4: June 28 McKenzie, Theft of property, 1st degree and criminal ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 3:35 pm

Arrests

June 28-July 4

The following individuals were booked into the Butler County Correctional Facility between June 28-July 4: June 28 Latwan Santel Herbert, 34, harassment-domestic incident, assault, 3rd ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 3:30 pm

Luverne

Leanna Johnson ranked as top ten college pitcher

Brantley graduate and current Troy University student-athlete Leanna Johnson was a standout pitcher at BHS, an indispensable piece of a roster that won four state ... Read more

by Matt Hutcheson, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 3:06 pm

News

Gov. Ivey awards $48 million to ALSDE, up to $50 million for higher education

Gov. Kay Ivey on Monday awarded $48 million of the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEERF) to the Alabama State Department of Education in response ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, July 6, 2020 12:23 pm

Luverne

Farmers Market attracts varied vendors in Luverne

Despite COVID-19 and the associated masks and social distancing mandates, the Crenshaw County Farmers Market is in full swing again this year. Located each Monday ... Read more

by Matt Hutcheson, Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:50 pm