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New voting machines among the items approved by the Butler County Commission

Probate Judge Ann Steiner Gregory’s proposal to replace outdated Automark voting machines was one of the main items ... Read more | Add your comment

Are you the one in six? Free prostate screening on May 15

Men of all races, ethnicities, and above the age of 40 are at risk of developing prostate cancer. ... Read more | Add your comment

Georgiana names new chief of police

Georgiana native Jeremy Peagler has been officially named the new chief of police for Georgiana. Tuesday morning marked ... Read more | Add your comment

Really, every day is Mother’s Day

  By R.A. Mathews It’s remembered as a famous party that happened long, long ago. I bet you’ve ... Read more | Add your comment

Community News

Mid-South RC&D grants recently put towards community needs

Butler County schools, along with the City of Greenville Fire Department, recently received grant money for much-needed supplies and equipment thanks to the Mid-South RC&D. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Evan Justice.

News

New voting machines among the items approved by the Butler County Commission

Probate Judge Ann Steiner Gregory’s proposal to replace outdated Automark voting machines was one of the main items discussed during the recent Butler County Commission ... Read more | Add your comment

by Evan Justice.

Greenville

Greenville resident initiated into Phi Kappa Phi honor society

Local Greenville resident Emily Lee was recently initiated into the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi. Founded in 1897 under undergraduate student Marcus L Urann’s ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, May 17, 2021 3:54 pm

Greenville

Greenville City Council approve airport improvement grant

The Greenville City Council approved a resolution authoring the application of a $279,000 airport improvement grant from the Alabama Department of Transportation and the Federal ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, May 17, 2021 2:41 pm

Arrests

Butler County Arrest Reports from May 11 through May 16

The following individuals were booked into the Butler County Correctional Facility between May. 11 – May. 16 May. 11 Cedrick Earl Albritton, 20, arrested for ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, May 17, 2021 2:37 pm

AL state capital

Raise Your Voice Rally to be held May 17

A “Raise Your Voice Rally” is being held on the state capital’s steps on May 17. The rally will begin at 2 p.m. and everyone ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, May 14, 2021 11:03 am

Arrests

Butler County Arrest Reports from May 3 through May 9

The following individuals were booked into the Butler County Correctional Facility between May 3- May 9 May. 3 Veronica Letonya Evans, 39, arrested for harassment ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, May 10, 2021 2:44 pm

Greenville

Purple Cow robbery suspect apprehended

The Greenville Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Purple Cow convenience store around 7 a.m. on Monday, April 26. ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, May 7, 2021 3:51 pm

Coastal Plywood

Coastal celebrates Arbor Day with MHS

In honor of National Arbor Day, Coastal Human Resources department partnered with McKenzie High School agriculture teacher, Ryan McNaughton, and two of the senior forestry ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 7:18 pm

Arrests

Butler County Arrest Reports from April 26 through May 2

The following individuals were booked into the Butler County Correctional Facility between Apr. 26– May 2 Apr. 26 Christopher Andrews Jr, 23, arrested for probation ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:34 pm

News

Greenville City Council held two public hearings for economic development and tax incentives

The Greenville City Council held two public hearing for requests for economic development and tax incentives before the city council meeting Monday. The requests, which ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:33 pm

Bob Methvin

Happy “Law Day”

Governor Kay Ivey recently proclaimed today, May 1, Law Day in Alabama. On Thursday, Gov. Ivey presented the official proclamation that May 1, will now ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Saturday, May 1, 2021 10:14 am

Highland Home

Highland Home player life-flighted Thursday

The Highland Home community is praying for one on their own tonight. Nick Diaz, Highland Home Squadron quarterback, had to be life-flighted Thursday afternoon. Diaz’s ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, April 30, 2021 9:13 pm

All-Alabama Academic Team

Two LBW sophomores named as All-Alabama Academic Team members

LBW Community College sophomores Hannah Payne and Marley Puckett recently received statewide recognition for their exceptional academic achievement, distinguished leadership, and community service after being ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Thursday, April 29, 2021 4:27 pm

ABS

Judge Lovell is raising the bar

Butler County’s current circuit judge has been tapped to lead the Alabama State Bar and will shatter glass ceilings becoming the first female executive director ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Thursday, April 29, 2021 4:21 pm

Library Grant

Rose Memorial Library receives children’s library grant

A collaboration between Georgiana’s Rose Memorial Library and the Greenville-Butler County Public Library is bringing good news for young readers visiting south Butler County’s only ... Read more

by Angie Long, Thursday, April 29, 2021 4:14 pm

Butler County Correctional Facility

Arrests April 19- April 25

The following individuals were booked into the Butler County Correctional Facility between Apr. 19 – Apr. 25 Apr. 19 Tremaine A. Crocker,33, arrested for domestic ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 29, 2021 3:41 pm

Greenville

LBW’s Greenville campus now offers Industrial Electronics option

LBW’s Greenville campus now offers Industrial Electronics option. The campus first began offering the course in the fall. The program in Opp, Alabama has been ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Thursday, April 29, 2021 3:35 pm

Greenville Police Department

Domestic dispute leads to hostage situation

Saturday morning at approximately 12:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to a domestic dispute on Valley Drive in Greenville. The victim told officers she had been struck ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 4:27 pm

Arrests

Butler County Arrest Reports from Apr. 12 through Apr. 18

The following individuals were booked into the Butler County Correctional Facility between Apr. 12- Apr. 18 Apr. 12 Samantha Baugh, 29, arrested for two counts ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, April 19, 2021 12:49 pm

Georgiana Panthers

Georgiana student joins boys All-State Team

As the Alabama Sports Writers Association announced the 2020-2021 boys basketball All-State teams, Georgiana student Azenda Pennington was ecstatic to learn that he made the ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, April 19, 2021 12:07 pm

News

City Council Meetings back at City Hall

Things are back to normal for the Greenville City Council as the most recent meeting was held at City Hall. Meetings were previously forced to ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, April 19, 2021 11:59 am

Arrests

Wreck leads to murder charge

Greenville Police recently arrested a man in connection with a three-vehicle accident that occurred on Hwy. 185 North in Greenville on March 10, 2021. Cedric ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, April 19, 2021 11:54 am

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

by Christy Johnson, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 1:34 pm

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