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Angie Long, Author at The Greenville Advocate


BCSO deputy, local pastor Eric Jackson leaves behind legacy

He was a selfless man with a fabled sense of humor who never met a stranger, a law enforcement officer sworn to protect and serve, ... Read more

by Angie Long, Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:22 am


Lifeline Church finds new home in Greenville

Seven years ago, Eric Jackson was a full-time pastor in Elmore County. Then he felt a call from above to begin a new endeavor. “God ... Read more

by Angie Long, Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:30 pm


Local girl donates her hair to Wigs for Kids

A local nine-year-old girl got a summer haircut that isn’t just cool — it’s for a very good cause. “Olivia and I were talking and ... Read more

by Angie Long, Saturday, July 18, 2020 2:00 pm


Miss Butler County Relay For Life set for July 18

After a delay due to COVID-19 restrictions, one of the area’s biggest fundraisers for the American Cancer Society in Butler County returns this weekend. The ... Read more

by Angie Long, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 3:36 pm


Be the Vessel offers teen mentoring

Patrick Peagler wants to help young men of color in the local community discover there’s a broader and brighter future out there than they might ... Read more

by Angie Long, Thursday, July 2, 2020 1:50 pm


Historical Society cancels July meeting

The continuing rise in COVID-19 cases has led the Butler County Historical and Genealogical Society to cancel its next planned quarterly meeting. “We have made ... Read more

by Angie Long, Thursday, June 25, 2020 3:37 pm


Even with COVID, life is good

Life is definitely different these days. There are “sneeze guards” at checkouts in retail outlets. Some dining rooms at local eateries are still closed, while ... Read more

by Angie Long, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:00 am


Local Scouts experience virtual camp

The continuing pandemic has forced many traditional summer activities to go on hiatus. However, the local Boy Scouts troop did not let COVID-19 stop their ... Read more

by Angie Long, Saturday, June 20, 2020 11:27 am


‘The produce man’ leaves legacy

Larecia Wingard Scruggs is missing her granddaddy this week. A lot of people are. Carl Wingard, “the produce man,” was an institution in south Butler ... Read more

by Angie Long, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 9:00 am


Cattlemen to feed first responders at fairgrounds

Hundreds of those serving on the front lines during the pandemic will enjoy a free lunch courtesy of the Butler County Cattlemen’s Association this Thursday, ... Read more

by Angie Long, Thursday, April 30, 2020 12:00 pm

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