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Heavy rains, flooding, washouts plague county

South Crenshaw County saw major flooding from Tropical Storm Sally last Wednesday. The storm dumped copious amounts of ... Read more | Add your comment

County to spend $3.3M to improve roads

Crenshaw County will soon embark on a massive paving project. The county commission gave the nod to County ... Read more | Add your comment

14,000 People Still Experiencing Outages in Parts of Central Alabama Due to Hurricane Sally

By Andrew Edwards Hurricane Sally has come and gone. The storm, which moved at five miles-per-hour or less ... Read more | Add your comment

Bulldogs take down region foe McKenzie

By Andrew Edwards It was another stellar performance from the Brantley Bulldogs this past Friday as they took ... Read more | Add your comment

News

BCS uses funding for virtual tech

Butler County schools are preparing virtual learning options for students for the upcoming school year. Alabama counties were given numerous grants to help superintendents prepare ... Read more | Add your comment

by Amya Mitchell.

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.

Brantley Bulldogs

Brantley shuts down Pleasant Home

BY ANDREW EDWARDS It’s remarkable how great of a season the Brantley Bulldogs have had up until this point. After their 54-0 defeat of Pleasant ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 25, 2020 6:05 pm

Highland Home Flying Squadron

Squadron takes on Tigers

The Highland Home Flying Squadron and the Luverne Tigers faced off in a day game Saturday, Sept. 19. The game was postponed due to weather ... Read more

by Amya Mitchell, Friday, September 25, 2020 6:03 pm

Luverne

Luverne resident celebrates milestone birthday

Friends and family of Luverne native Martha Thomas gathered at the host’s home to celebrate her 65th birthday. “It just means so much because it’s ... Read more

by Amya Mitchell, Friday, September 25, 2020 6:02 pm

Luverne

Local equestrian youth earn high ratings at state show

While the COVID-19 crisis has managed to change things for the entire community, local equestrian youth felt its impact keenly. Meeting after meeting, show after ... Read more

by Angie Long, Friday, September 25, 2020 6:00 pm

Luverne

LBW appoints interim president

On Monday, Chancellor Jimmy H. Baker announced the appointment of Dr. Brock Kelley as Interim President of Lurleen B. Wallace Community College. Kelley will serve in the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 25, 2020 5:58 pm

Crenshaw Christian Academy Cougars

CCA loses close one to Jackson

By Andrew Edwards It was a tough night for Crenshaw Christian Academy as the cougars fell to Jackson Academy 27-18. CCA opened the game in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 18, 2020 2:43 pm

Luverne

Gospel Fest returns after 20-year hiatus

By Andrew Edwards It’s been a while since gospel fest was last celebrated in the Luverne, but after a 20-year hiatus it will return to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 18, 2020 2:42 pm

Luverne

Absentee voting under way

Absentee voting for the Nov. 3 election is under way. Any registered Alabama voter is allowed to apply in person, receive and vote absentee in ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Friday, September 18, 2020 2:41 pm

Luverne

‘Miss Sue’ remembered for kindness, patience

Crenshaw County lost an icon this week. Anyone who ever gotten food at the window of the Chicken Shack until four years ago, knew who ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Friday, September 18, 2020 2:40 pm

Luverne

Luverne has many projects in works

By Andrew Edwards Luverne Mayor Ed Beasley and the Luverne City Council say they have plans to continue to improve quality of life for their ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 18, 2020 2:40 pm

Luverne

Expanding business: Brantley Bank to open Pike Road branch

Brantley Bank and Trust is expanding. The 74-year-old bank announced this week that it will open its third branch next year in Pike Road, calling ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Friday, September 18, 2020 2:39 pm

Georgiana

Georgiana loses tough one to Florala

The Georgiana Panthers may have lost to the Florala Wildcats last week, but the Panthers are continuing to improve in areas that they’ve struggled in ... Read more

by Amya Mitchell, Friday, September 18, 2020 2:37 pm

McKenzie

Brantley defeats McKenzie 61-2

By Andrew Edwards It was a tough night for McKenzie as the Tigers fell to Brantley by a final score of 61-2. There was reason ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 18, 2020 2:29 pm

Georgiana

Butler County to get new community corrections program

A new community correctional program is headed to Butler County. Facilitated by Administrative Office of Courts Special Programs Manager Cheryl Leatherwood, the program will provide ... Read more

by Amya Mitchell, Friday, September 18, 2020 2:27 pm

Georgiana

Historical society promotes online talk on suffrage centennial

As with so many other organizations in the city and county, COVID-19 has impacted the Butler County Historical and Genealogical Society. After canceling their July ... Read more

by Angie Long, Friday, September 18, 2020 2:25 pm

Georgiana

Butler Co. Schools reports successful first week back

By Daaiyah Latham Butler County Schools completed its first week in school, but it looks a little different thanks to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “In ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 18, 2020 2:21 pm

News

Absentee voting is under way

Absentee voting for the Nov. 3 election is under way. Any registered Alabama voter is allowed to apply in person, receive and vote absentee in ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Friday, September 18, 2020 2:19 pm

Greenville

Coastal Forest Products to spend $7.2M for equipment improvement

Coastal Forest Products announced this week it will invest $7.2 million in an equipment expansion that will keep the company viable in the economy for ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Friday, September 18, 2020 2:18 pm

Greenville

Alabama Power: 1,100 without power in Butler County

As now Tropical Storm Sally continues to push through central Alabama, approximately 175,000 Alabama Power customers are without service statewide with the vast majority of those outages ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:41 pm

Greenville

Greenville Haunted Firehouse Canceled

By Andrew Edwards In the midst of COVID-19, many events have been canceled statewide for the majority of 2020. Unfortunately, that trend will continue into ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, September 10, 2020 2:50 pm

Luverne

Luverne takes down Central Coosa, looks to Millry

The Luverne Tigers shut down Central Coosa’s Cougars in a home game at Glenn Daniel Stadium Friday night. Head Coach Jason Rowell is proud of ... Read more

by Amya Mitchell, Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:42 am

Luverne

I love forward to forging relationships here

BY ANDREW EDWARDS Citizens of Luverne, My name is Andrew Edwards and I will be covering all things in the City of Luverne for the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:39 am

Luverne

Superintendent: Students, teachers adapting

Crenshaw County Schools are adapting to the new normal while trying to keep students safe during the pandemic. 80% of students returned for in-class learning, ... Read more

by Amya Mitchell, Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:36 am

Luverne

Local power crews help in Louisiana

Local linemen from Covington Electric Cooperative and South Alabama Electric Cooperative has spent time helping with a massive power restoration effort following Hurricane Laura’s devastation ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:34 am

Faith

Luverne resident recognized for ministerial services

Luverne resident Eleanor McConahay, 93, was recognized for her ministerial services in The Vance Law Firm and Alabama News Network’s Pay it Forward program that ... Read more

by Amya Mitchell, Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:33 am