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Greenville Police warn residents to be aware of local scam

    The Greenville Police Department wants the public to be aware of a recent scam attempt that ... Read more | Add your comment

Sport recognized for decade as commissioner

Commission chairman Charlie Sankey, Jr recognized Commissioner Merrill Sport at Monday’s Crenshaw County Commission meeting for a decade ... Read more | Add your comment

Grandson buys Lapine store

Will Sikes purchased C & C Grocery and Hardware located in Lapine, Alabama in November 2020. The business ... Read more | Add your comment

Swann selected as state title holder

One of Greenville’s homegrown beauties have claimed a new crown. Dailyn Swann was named the 2021 Miss Alabama ... Read more | Add your comment

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Greenville Police warn residents to be aware of local scam

    The Greenville Police Department wants the public to be aware of a recent scam attempt that is affecting local residents.   Many Greenville ... Read more | Add your comment

by Evan Justice.

Luverne

Sport recognized for decade as commissioner

Commission chairman Charlie Sankey, Jr recognized Commissioner Merrill Sport at Monday’s Crenshaw County Commission meeting for a decade of service as a county commissioner. Sport ... Read more | Add your comment

by Christy Johnson.

Luverne

Crenshaw County Sheriff’s Office asks for assistance in finding information on shooting on Tucker Road

The Crenshaw County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on a shooting that happened Friday night into Saturday morning on Tucker Road. Sheriff Terry Mears said ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, January 16, 2021 2:55 pm

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Locals asked not to call hospitals directly for COVID vaccine info

Locals are being asked not to call the hospital directly to set up appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine. The Alabama Hospital Association said, “We have ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 1:44 pm

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LBW partners with 4Med

4MedPlus Corporation is pleased to announce a new online educational partnership with Lurleen B. Wallace Community College (LBWCC) in South Alabama.  Through this new partnership, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 5:19 pm

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Man apprehended in multiple car heists

A 25-year-old man is facing multiple charges in multiple counties after he allegedly held two victims at gunpoint, car jacked two vehicles at separate locations ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:43 pm

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Five arrested on multiple drug charges

Five people are behind bars after being arrested on multiple drug charges and chemical endangerment of a child on Thursday. Multiple suspects were arrested Thursday ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:43 pm

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Miss Sue left lasting impression here

Sue McFerrin loved jewelry, fishing, her family and church. “Miss” Sue, as so many called her, continued a tradition of forthright honesty and hard work ... Read more

by Tracy Salter, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:42 pm

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Folds fondly remembered by friends, co-workers

The Greenville Advocate lost one of its own with the passing of staff photographer and reporter Cecil Folds. Folds, a Greenville resident,  passed away on ... Read more

by Angie Long, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:40 pm

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McKenzie Council OKs new debris contract

The McKenzie City Council approved a debris contract with the Butler County Commission. According to the debris contract, the Butler County Commission and the McKenzie ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:39 pm

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Business license deadline extended

The Greenville City Council approved a resolution extending the deadline for purchasing business licenses without a penalty Monday night. Usually the cutoff for the deadline ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:38 pm

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Funding available through OCAP

The local OCAP chapter will be taking appointments for the LIHEAP CARES (COVID-19) funding beginning on Jan. 19, 2021. The funds for the first four ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:38 pm

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Greenville ABC store to stay open

The Greenville ABC store will not be among the 41 in the state that are currently temporarily closing due to COVID-19. With the number of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:38 pm

Greenville

New barbershop opens this week in Greenville

Barbershop options are expanding in Greenville. Lowndes County native Quincy Tolliver opened his new barber shop in downtown Greenville. Tolliver’s shop is located at 217 ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:37 pm

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Watson preaches last sermon

Rev. Watson Wasden, 90,  has served Antioch West Baptist Church for more than half a century.  Sunday, January 10, after five decades of bringing people ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:36 pm

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Annual MLK parade is Monday

The second annual MLK Day Parade is set for Monday in downtown Greenville. The Butler County Concerned Citizens are holding the event on Monday, Jan. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:36 pm

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Slideshow: Latest Butler County COVID-19 info

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by Staff Reports, Thursday, January 7, 2021 5:40 pm

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Crenshaw County Schools to do virtual learning again next week

Crenshaw County Schools will continue with virtual learning as cases in Crenshaw County continue to rise. “It was the hope and intention of Crenshaw County ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Thursday, January 7, 2021 4:22 pm

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Nominate for this year’s Unsung Heroes and Citizen of the Year

The Greenville Advocate, The Luverne Journal and The Lowndes Signal are gearing up for this year’s Progress edition. This year’s theme is “On the Front ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, January 7, 2021 4:12 pm

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Greenville native steps into new role at Great Southern Woods

Great Southern Woods Holdings, Inc. has announced Chief Marketing Officer James Riley will be stepping into the newly created position of Chief Communications Officer, effective ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Thursday, January 7, 2021 10:18 am

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HWASHIN RECOGNIZES EMPLOYEES FOR SERVICE

Four Hwashin America Corp. employees were recognized recently for their dedication and long-time service to the company for 16 years.  Kista Hinson of Hwashin said ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 4:36 pm

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Increasing COVID-19 numbers push schools to virtual learning after winter holiday break

Students in Butler County – both public and private – returned to school this week via virtual learning. For Butler County School students, Superintendent Joe ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 4:34 pm

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MLK parade set for Jan. 18

BY EVAN JUSTICE Local residents are invited to participate in the second annual MLK Day Parade The Butler County Concerned Citizens are holding their second ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 4:33 pm

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LBWCC to offer volleyball

Lurleen B. Wallace Community College will soon have another sport for which to offer potential students in the local area. The college announced on Tuesday ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 4:29 pm

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Local ministers talk reason for the season

“Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel.” Local ministers shared the true reason for Christmas isn’t ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, December 23, 2020 1:18 pm

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Crowne receives more robotic pets

More residents of the local nursing home are enjoying companionship in the form of robotic therapy pets. A menagerie of new pups and kitties have ... Read more

by Angie Long, Wednesday, December 23, 2020 1:11 pm

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Local volunteers give out food to families in need

Local families in need  are being blessed with much-needed food thanks to a partnership among locals and financial assistance from the USDA.   As part of ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Wednesday, December 23, 2020 12:56 pm