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Arrests made in retail burglaries

The Greenville Police Department made arrests in two separate shoplifting incidents that occurred over the last couple of ... Read more | Add your comment

New steakhouse coming to downtown Greenville

Downtown Greenville has seen several new businesses join the community this year. During last Tuesday’s city council meeting, ... Read more | Add your comment

Resurfacing on I-65 to begin Monday

A project to resurface I-65 in Butler County from the County Road 41 overpass to one mile south ... Read more | Add your comment

Caregiver Summit

Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center Plans to Host 2nd Annual Caregiver Summit 

The Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center Caregiver Support Program (CSP) will host the 2nd Annual  Caregiver Summit on August 3, 2021 from 8am-12pm. The Caregiver Summit ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Greenville PD

Arrests made in retail burglaries

The Greenville Police Department made arrests in two separate shoplifting incidents that occurred over the last couple of months at a Greenville Bypass retail store. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Christy Johnson.

City Council

Greenville City Council approves the purchase of traffic data collection equipment

The Greenville City Council approved the purchase of data collection boxes for the Greenville police department. “One of our biggest complaints lately is traffic complaints, ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 2:36 pm

Community News

Greenville Police certified dementia friendly

The Greenville Police Department was certified as a dementia-friendly department after a two day, two-hour training session with the South-Central Alabama Development Commission (SCADC). The ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 2:34 pm

Community News

ALFA awards FDA graduate scholarship

Alfa recently awarded 100 college students a $1000 scholarship through the Alfa Foundation Scholarship Program. Peter McNaughton is a recent graduate of Fort Dale Academy ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 3:59 pm

Community News

State Representative Sells donates to local schools

Representative Chris Sells continues to support the Butler County School System year after year. “I want to express how grateful we are for his past, ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 3:55 pm

News

LBW is rebranding

LBW Community College has unveiled new academic and athletic logos. “As the college expands its services and outreach efforts. I’m proud for us to have ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 3:53 pm

Community News

Greenville 24 Hour Fitness holds its official ribbon-cutting

Greenville 24 Hour Fitness held its official ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, July 7. Greenville 24 Hour Fitness is the brainchild of owners Craig and Amber ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 3:45 pm

Community News

Georgiana mural still in need of donations

It has been over a month since Georgiana resident and master muralist Michelle Black set up a GoFundMe to raise money for one of her ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, July 12, 2021 2:06 pm

City Council

Greenville City Council approves resolution to aid students

The Greenville City Council approved a resolution that authorized an amendment to the contract between Greenville and the Butler County Commission for Economic Development. This ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, July 12, 2021 2:03 pm

Butler County Humane Society

Humane Society resumes meetings, seeks donations

The Butler County Humane Society (BCHS) will return to in-person meetings for the first time since COVID-19 restrictions were put in place in 2020. The ... Read more

by Angie Long, Saturday, July 10, 2021 5:08 pm

Georgiana

Georgiana City Fest August 13 & 14

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by Christy Johnson, Thursday, July 8, 2021 12:16 pm

BancorpSouth

Greenville man sentenced for robbing banks

The acting U.S. Attorney Sandra J. Stewart announced on Tuesday the sentencing of two men for their participation in robbing two Lowndes County banks. Hunter ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Tuesday, July 6, 2021 11:56 am

Bell Powell to wed

Bell, Powell to wed August 7

Mr. and Mrs. John Dee Bell of Rose Hill, Alabama announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Meredith Grace Bell to Lance Henderson ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, July 2, 2021 4:44 pm

News

Five generations of a local family recently celebrated their matriarch’s 100th birthday together.

On June 23, centenarian Erin Kennedy Lansdon was joined by her family to mark this milestone occasion. Pictured, back row: Zac Smith, Logan Bryan (great ... Read more

by Angie Long, Friday, July 2, 2021 12:38 pm

Community News

Fire destroys the home of Mobile Road residents

Local fire personal recently responded to the call of a house fire on Mobile Road last Wednesday. According to the Butler County Sheriff’s office, the ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, June 29, 2021 2:58 pm

City Council

Greenville City Council adds Juneteenth to federal holidays list

The Greenville City Council approved a resolution authoring Juneteenth to the city policy and procedure manual. This resolution would allow the city  to expand its ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, June 29, 2021 2:35 pm

Community News

Camellia Girl and Chamber Page Program participants recognized

The Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce recently released a list of the applicants for the Camellia Girl and Chamber Page Program. According to the Chamber, ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, June 28, 2021 3:07 pm

News

Missing man found in Butler County

The Pike County Sheriff’s office recently announced that missing person Christopher Martin Duran was located in Butler County. On the evening of Thursday, June 17, ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, June 28, 2021 2:51 pm

Class of 2021

Butler County residents among Huntington Graduates

More than 185 traditional day graduates of the Huntingdon Class of 2021 collected their diplomas during the May 29 graduation ceremony. Of the 185 graduates, ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, June 28, 2021 11:46 am

News

Amateur Radio “Field Day” June 26 and 27 Demonstrates Science Skill, and Service

Members of the Jim Bell Wireless Association will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 27-28 at 2828 Sand Cut Road ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, June 24, 2021 12:30 pm

Community Events

Georgiana basketball summer camp was a slam dunk

Georgiana high school held its three-day summer youth basketball camp earlier this month. The camp was held from June 7 thru June 9 in the ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 11:55 am

I-65 crash

I-65 crash claims the lives of 9 children, 1 adult

A multi-vehicle accident occurred Saturday, June 19, around 2:30 p.m. at the 138 mile marker in Butler County has claimed the lives of nine children ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Sunday, June 20, 2021 10:46 am

I-65 crash

ALEA asking for video or pictures of I-65 crash

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) is asking anyone with video or photos of the crash that occurred on I-65 Saturday. June 19 in Butler ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Saturday, June 19, 2021 9:18 pm

Greenville closing

City of Greenville public offices closed Monday

The City of Greenville public offices will be closed on Monday, June 21, due to President Biden and Governor Ivey declaring June 19 a federal ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Saturday, June 19, 2021 9:05 am

Tropical Storm

Tropical Storm Claudette Update from NWS

Flood Watch National Weather Service Mobile AL 714 AM CDT Sat Jun 19 2021   Choctaw-Washington-Clarke-Wilcox-Monroe-Conecuh-Butler-Crenshaw- Escambia-Covington-Mobile Inland-Baldwin Inland-Mobile Central- Baldwin Central-Mobile Coastal-Baldwin Coastal-Escambia Inland- ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Saturday, June 19, 2021 8:43 am

Drivers license office

Drivers License Offices will be closed June 18

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) has announced that all driver license offices across the state will be closed Friday June 18 in observance of ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:19 pm