A historical Christmas

A historical Christmas

Christmas is less than a week away, and the signs of the season can be seen and heard everywhere you go. Read more

Latest news

In-county rivals clash

The 5A Greenville Tigers proved the dominant basketball club in town as they outpaced the visiting 1A Georgiana Panthers 82-60. Read more

  1. Family’s gifts stolen
  2. Kiwanis, Safe Harbor give children a Merry Christmas
  3. Pair arrested for credit card forgery

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Council approves bond issue

The numbers were just right and Greenville’s city council took advantage when it authorized the issuance of a $5,635,000 general obligation warrant with Greenville High ... Read more

Christmas memories…

Christmas memories…

Did you know that the first state to declare Christmas an official holiday was Alabama? Read more

Companies recognized at luncheon

The Butler County Commission for Economic Development (BCCED) held its industry appreciation luncheon last week at the Wendell Mitchell Conference Center at LBWCC. Read more

County BOE gets accreditation

Butler County Board of Education board members were all smiles Wednesday afternoon after the school system received a recommendation for accreditation at its special-called meeting. Read more

After long wait, Wintzell’s to open

More than four years after the announcement, Wintzell’s Oyster House is finally opening in Greenville. Read more

  1. Small town atmosphere drew chamber assistant here
  2. Man assaults brother with bat
  3. Santa’s making his list
  4. City council approves weather preparedness resolution
  5. Assault victim airlifted to Baptist South
  6. Wimberly St. shooter turns self in
  7. ‘Santa baby’
  8. Local couple adopts child
  9. Advocate’s open house is Thursday
  10. Christmas at the Ritz nears
  11. Wimberly St. shooter arrested
  12. Georgiana council tables street name change motion
  13. Puttin’ up the tree
  14. 1 dead, 1 injured in weekend shooting
  15. Greenville parade to kick off holiday
  16. McKenzie council readies for Christmas parade
  17. 1 dead, 1 in stable condition after shooting
  18. Shopping small
  19. Davis named Alabama rural medical scholar
  20. Black Thursday?
  21. REF to expand
  22. GPD SRT finishes 1st at competition
  23. BCSO investigating shooting
  24. 2 lives claimed in Butler County crashes


Tigers defeat Enterprise

By Josh Dutton Andalusia Star-News The Luverne Tigers blew a 15-point lead, but still managed to defeat the Enterprise Wildcats 59-56 in the second round ... Read more

  1. Brantley takes Red Level
  2. Tis’ the season for holiday hunting
  3. Brantley loses to Elba


Couple announces birth of daughter

Couple announces birth of daughter

Adam and Heather Arnold Merritt of Headland, Ala., announce the birth of their daughter Madalynne Grace Merritt. She was born Sept. 16, 2014, at Southeast ... Read more

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Now is the time to prepare

Time has a way of eroding our memories. Ten years ago, “Ivan the Terrible” ripped across the Gulf Coast. We, of course, are not talking ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

The world needs more Magnolias

Mother Teresa once said, “We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Domestic violence law needs to be examined

In response to your article concerning high profile domestic violence cases, I would like to offer the following: Read more

Community Columnists

Only in America …

Only in America can a pizza get to your house faster than an ambulance. Read more