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Mr. Fletcher to celebrate birthday Friday

It’s said that we live longer and longer every year, but it’s always a sight to see when ... Read more | Add your comment

Lots of activities set for South Butler County this Christmas

The south end of Butler County is gearing up to celebrate the holiday season in 2020. The City ... Read more | Add your comment

Dancers prepare for performance at Ritz

On Saturday, December 5, a local audience will have what is a truly rare treat in the year ... Read more | Add your comment

New nurse practitioner joins Greenville Pediatrics

BY DAAIYAH LATHAM Greenville Pediatrics has added a new member to their team, Rachel Moss, a nurse practitioner ... Read more | Add your comment

Greenville

Mr. Fletcher to celebrate birthday Friday

It’s said that we live longer and longer every year, but it’s always a sight to see when an individual is able to make it ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Georgiana

Lots of activities set for South Butler County this Christmas

The south end of Butler County is gearing up to celebrate the holiday season in 2020. The City of Georgiana is slated to kick things ... Read more | Add your comment

by Angie Long.

Georgiana

Property taxes due by end of month

Property tax deadlines are looming and the days are numbered before additional fees are assessed. After the Butler County Revenue Office mailed out property tax ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Thursday, December 3, 2020 9:52 am

Greenville

Locals can now buy LBWCC license plates

  Locals can now purchase license plates celebrating Butler County’s own Lurleen B. Wallace Community College. The tag is $50, and $48.75 will go directly ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Thursday, December 3, 2020 9:51 am

Greenville

Greenville Christmas parade is Tuesday

BY ANDREW EDWARDS The annual Greenville Christmas Day parade is set for next Tuesday, Dec. 8, at 6:30 p.m. The event will go from the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, December 3, 2020 9:51 am

Greenville

Local girl leading toy drive campaign

Earlier this fall, Emmy Coghlan led “The Love We Share” campaign to provide toiletry items, blankets and other needed items for the Family Sunshine Center ... Read more

by Angie Long, Thursday, December 3, 2020 9:50 am

Luverne Journal

Adult daycare seeks donations to continue food program during pandemic

The local adult daycare is in need of donations to help continue its food delivery programs for program participants. Kim Stallings, director of the non-profit, ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Thursday, December 3, 2020 9:46 am

News

Lowndes County woman killed in crash

A single-vehicle crash at approximately 3:55 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1st,  has claimed the life of Lowndes County woman. Kristen Sexton, 47, of Fort Deposit, ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Thursday, December 3, 2020 9:34 am

Luverne

Linden ends Brantley’s season Friday night

BY ANDREW EDWARDS The Brantley Bulldogs had an incredible year, tallying a 13-2 record and making it the semi-finals of the 1A playoffs. But they ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, December 3, 2020 9:17 am

Greenville

Precautions urged during Thanksgiving as COVID cases soar

COVID-19 cases are inching back up. Butler County has had 82 positive cases in the last 14 days and 319 tested. Statewide, nearly 30,000 cases ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:32 pm

News

‘Jingle’ 5k set for Dec. 12

Some festive folks raising funds for a worthy cause will be walking and running their way through the Camellia City on December 12. The Fellowship ... Read more

by Angie Long, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:31 pm

News

Sheriff’s office adds new K9 officer

BY ANDREW EDWARDS There’s going to be one more officer, added to the Butler County K-9 unit – Soni. Soni is a German Shepherd who ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:26 pm

Greenville

BREAKING: Greenville Fire Department on scene at Hickory Street fire

Greenville firefighters battled a blaze at a residence in Greenville Friday morning managing to stop the fire from spreading to nearby homes. The Greenville Fire ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Friday, November 20, 2020 11:34 am

Greenville

Greenville Christmas parade set for Dec. 8

BY DAAIYAH LATHAM Save the date: Tuesday, Dec. 8 for the annual Christmas Parade downtown Greenville at 6:30 p.m. This year’s theme is “It’s a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 12:00 am

Greenville

{GALLERY} Commissioners sworn in

Earlier this week, some members of the Butler County Commission were sworn-in. Now the commission includes: Joey Peavy (District 1), Jesse McWilliams (District 2), Rebecca Butts (District 3), ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, November 13, 2020 12:15 pm

News

Fewer Americans Traveling This Thanksgiving amid Pandemic

Thanksgiving will be on the lighter side when it comes to the typical number of travelers on the roads and at airports. According to AAA Travel, ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Friday, November 13, 2020 12:06 pm

Luverne

Fugitives from justices caught in Crenshaw

Crenshaw County deputies arrested two Tennessee residents who were fugitives from justice. Sheriff Terry Mears said that on Nov. 6, at approximately 3:45 p.m., Deputy ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 4:25 pm

Luverne

COUNCIL TAKES OFFICE

The Luverne City Council took office last week. Shown are councilmember Kip Smith, councilmember Ed Billings Jr., Mayor Ed Beasley, councilmember Kathy Smyth and councilmember ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 4:24 pm

Luverne

Chamber taking Christmas parade entries now

The countdown is on to the Christmas holidays. The Crenshaw County Chamber of Commerce announced this week that the annual Christmas parade will be held ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 4:23 pm

Luverne Journal

Governor lifts occupancy limits in stores, restaurants; masks must still be worn

Alabamians still must wear a mask, but Gov. Kay Ivey did lift occupancy limits in stores and other places late last week. Ivey said during ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 4:22 pm

Greenville

LBW COMMUNITY COLLEGE SIGNS TRANSFER AGREEMENT WITH UWA

The University of West Alabama is giving Lurleen B. Wallace Community College (LBWCC) students extra incentives to become UWA Tigers upon completion of their associate ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 11:44 am

Greenville

Chancellor Baker Appoints Dr. Brock Kelley as President at Lurleen B. Wallace Community College

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – On Tuesday, Chancellor Jimmy H. Baker announced the appointment of Dr. Brock Kelley as President of Lurleen B. Wallace Community College (LBW). ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 11:42 am

Greenville

Greenville baseball to hold cornhole tourney

BY ANDREW EDWARDS andrew.edwards@greenvilleadvocate.com   The Greenville Tigers baseball team will be putting on their first-ever “Perfect Pitch Cornhole Tournament” on Nov. 22 at 2 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 9, 2020 5:09 pm

Greenville

Mask order still in place, other changes

Alabamians still must wear a mask, but Gov. Kay Ivey did lift occupancy limits in stores and other places on Thursday. Ivey said during a ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Monday, November 9, 2020 5:07 pm

Greenville

Despite tough year, job market, jobless numbers improving steadily in county

BY ANDREW EDWARDS andrew.edwards@greenvilleadvocate.com It has been tough for many families across the state of Alabama since the COVID-19 crisis began in March. With the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 9, 2020 5:06 pm

Georgiana

Locals turnout for Veterans parade

BY ANDREW EDWARDS andrew.edwards@greenvilleadvocate.com Citizens of Georgiana and the surrounding areas came together on Saturday morning to pay an early tribute to United States veterans. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 9, 2020 5:04 pm

Greenville

Groups clear $74K in medical debt locally

BY ANDREW EDWARDS andrew.edwards@greenvilleadvocate.com A coalition of Montgomery faith communities cleared more than $3.4 million in medical debt last month for more than 3,100 families, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, November 9, 2020 5:02 pm