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ALEA: Shooting in Crenshaw County leaves one dead, law enforcement, medical personnel injured

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) confirmed Thursday that, at the request of Crenshaw County Sheriff Terry Mears, ... Read more | Add your comment

City of Greenville to begin reopening process

Employees of the City of Greenville will begin working next week to reopen city offices to the public ... Read more | Add your comment

Courthouse, county offices remain closed until at least June 9

The Butler County Commission voted Friday morning to keep county offices and the Butler County Courthouse closed to ... Read more | Add your comment

Taking the next steps: Gov. Ivey updates Safer-at-Home order

Sports and entertainment venues will be part of the next phase of Alabama’s reopening in the wake of ... Read more | Add your comment

Georgiana

County hires new EMA director: Vigor begins June 1

A veteran law enforcement officer with a background in firefighting, EMS and amateur radio is set to take the helm of the Butler County Emergency ... Read more | Add your comment

by Mark Rogers.

News

Butler County awarded $17,540 in federal funds through EFSP, CARES

Butler County has been chosen to receive $7,231 EFSP and $10,309 EFSP CARES funding to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Records

May 11-17

The following incidents were recorded by the Butler County Sheriff’s Office between May 11-17: May 11 McKenzie, criminal mischief third degree. May 12 Greenville, harassment ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 2:49 pm

Arrests

May 11-17

The following individuals were booked into the Butler County Correctional Facility between May 11-17: May 11 Natasia Analise Smith, 20, Greenville, domestic violence 3rd. May ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 2:48 pm

Greenville

National Guard deep-cleans nursing facility

An official with Crowne Health Care of Greenville confirmed Tuesday morning that the Alabama National Guard was onsite earlier this week to disinfect the 118-bed, ... Read more

by Adam Prestridge, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 10:37 am

Greenville

Riding the Wave: Garrard offers friendly gesture during pandemic

It is said that small gestures make a big impression. That is the plan for one Greenville native. During a time of uncertainty, Thomas Jonathan ... Read more

by Adam Prestridge, Sunday, May 17, 2020 12:05 pm

Greenville

National Guard to sanitize, deep-clean Crowne Monday

An official with Crowne Health Care of Greenville confirmed late Friday afternoon that the Alabama National Guard will be onsite early next week to disinfect ... Read more

by Adam Prestridge, Friday, May 15, 2020 5:33 pm

News

Butler County Courthouse will not reopen Monday

After voting Tuesday to reopen the Butler County Courthouse and other county offices on Monday, May 18, the Butler County Commission met Friday morning in ... Read more

by Mark Rogers, Friday, May 15, 2020 12:24 pm

Greenville

City facilities to remain closed indefinitely

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Butler County, Greenville Mayor Dexter McLendon said city offices and facilities are not yet opening to the public. ... Read more

by Mark Rogers, Thursday, May 14, 2020 11:30 am

Greenville

Mayor, wife recovering from COVID-19; numbers rise

From the comforts of his home, Greenville Mayor Dexter McLendon said Tuesday morning that he and his wife, Janice, are still recovering after confirming last ... Read more

by Adam Prestridge, Thursday, May 14, 2020 9:05 am

Luverne

County attorney, commission chair detail status of Crenshaw Community Hospital

Following months of struggle both legally and financially as well as the recent coming-aboard of management company Alliant, the Crenshaw County Commission recently hinted at ... Read more

by Matt Hutcheson, Wednesday, May 13, 2020 4:56 pm

Luverne

Commission explains hospital situation, moves forward with tax proposal

The Crenshaw County Commission has, as of its Monday, March 25 meeting, voted unanimously to move forward with a proposal for a 5-year 3-mill county ... Read more

by Matt Hutcheson, Wednesday, May 13, 2020 4:54 pm

Greenville

Library to offer curbside checkout beginning May 18

The Greenville-Butler County Public Library will start a phased re-opening of the facility on Monday, May 18 by offering curbside checkout service to patrons, 9 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, May 13, 2020 3:43 pm

News

Jail escapee captured in Montgomery

An inmate who escaped the custody of the Butler County Correctional Facility last week is back behind bars. Jerome Sharp, 32, was taken into custody ... Read more

by Mark Rogers, Wednesday, May 13, 2020 1:15 pm

Records

May 4-10

The following incidents were recorded by the Butler County Sheriff’s Office between May 4-10: May 4 Greenville, burglary firsts, domestic violence third degree, DFIOD/V shooting ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:30 pm

Greenville

Drive-up COVID-19 testing in Butler County on May 15

A drive-up COVID-19 testing clinic will be offered at the Butler County Health Department on Friday, May 15, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. while ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, May 13, 2020 11:15 am

Arrests

May 4-10

The following individuals were booked into the Butler County Correctional Facility between May 4-10: May 4 Jacquelyn Lane Bunton, 32, Greenville, probation violation. James Dylan ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:20 am

News

Alabama begins to open for business

Restrictions on businesses and government offices announced by Gov. Kay Ivey Friday morning will begin the process of opening Alabama for business. Ivey held a ... Read more

by Mark Rogers, Friday, May 8, 2020 1:48 pm

Greenville

Fines could be levied if you violate COVID-19 quarantine

If you have recently tested positive for COVID-19 and you are out in public in Greenville, you’ll likely get a ticket that carries a $500 ... Read more

by Mark Rogers, Friday, May 8, 2020 12:43 pm

News

Application process for $500K in nonprofit relief grants opens

Alabama Humanities Foundation opened the application process today on $500,000 in CARES Act relief grant funding in support of Alabama nonprofits that have demonstrated a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, May 6, 2020 12:15 pm

Greenville

Mayor McLendon, wife test positive for COVID-19

From the comforts of his home, Greenville Mayor Dexter McLendon confirmed Wednesday morning that he and his wife, Janice, have both tested positive for COVID-19. ... Read more

by Adam Prestridge, Wednesday, May 6, 2020 11:43 am

Georgiana

Butler County inmate escapes; public’s assistance sought

Authorities in Butler County are searching for a man who escaped from the Butler County Correctional Facility early Monday morning. Sheriff Danny Bond said Jerome ... Read more

by Mark Rogers, Monday, May 4, 2020 12:57 pm

Greenville

Cattlemen to feed first responders at fairgrounds

Hundreds of those serving on the front lines during the pandemic will enjoy a free lunch courtesy of the Butler County Cattlemen’s Association this Thursday, ... Read more

by Angie Long, Thursday, April 30, 2020 12:00 pm

Greenville

NFL star Za’Darius Smith treats hometown to Pizza Hut pies

The lines on Fort Dale Road last Friday near Pizza Hut made Sharon Smith smile under her protective mask. Smith, the mother of NFL player ... Read more

by Mark Rogers, Thursday, April 30, 2020 10:30 am

Georgiana

COVID-19 pandemic crates Butler County Humane Society

Spring is a time full of festivals and events, and like many organizations, the Butler County Humane Society has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read more

by Mark Rogers, Thursday, April 30, 2020 10:30 am

Georgiana

Hank Williams Festival canceled due to pandemic

The annual Hank Williams Festival in Georgiana has been canceled for this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizers announced last week that the 41st ... Read more

by Mark Rogers, Thursday, April 30, 2020 2:00 am

Greenville

Thank you meals offered at Greenville McDonald’s

Area first responders on the front lines helping patients fight the coronavirus and also preventing the spread of the deadly disease by helping enforce state ... Read more

by Adam Prestridge, Wednesday, April 29, 2020 2:30 pm