Annual Christmas parade set for Dec. 3

Annual Christmas parade set for Dec. 3

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the Camellia City, and once again it is time to celebrate with the annual Christmas Parade. ... Read more

The Latest

Award-winning songwriter to play at Hank Sr.’s house

Award-winning Nashville songwriter Anne E. DeChant and Alabama author Frye Gaillard will team together to bring a unique program of reading and song to the ... Read more

ATRIP speeds up road projects, many roads still in need of repairs

Butler County officials are urging citizens to look at the Alabama Transportation and Rehabilitation Investment Program (ATRIP) as an example of how local road and ... Read more

Community rallies around couple after house fire

Two of the most recognizable faces at the Butler County Farmer’s Market lost everything they owned in a flash.  But a close-knit community is aiming ... Read more

Three on a String delights audience

Three on a String delights audience

After almost 45 years of entertaining audiences with its mix of excellent musicianship and side-splitting humor, Three on a String is still going strong. The ... Read more

Commissioners to run unopposed

For the next four years, the Butler County Commission will be unchanged. Qualifying for the 2016 election for both the local Democratic and Republican parties ... Read more

  1. Simmons named Outstanding Administrator
  2. McLendon endorses Tesmer for DA
  3. ‘Pups on the Patio’ set for Saturday
  4. Pets parade for prizes in park
  5. Jones elected BOE president
  6. Crash claims Butler County woman’s life
  7. BCMA holding Thanksgiving service
  8. Owen’s PTK work recognized
  9. Couple finds joy in adoption
  10. Furry friends set to invade Confederate Park
  11. Bice proposing 5 percent pay hike for teachers
  12. Three on a String to play at Ritz
  13. Crochet Club giving back to GBCPL
  14. Council honors fire chief
  15. McKenzie Dollar General set to hold grand opening Saturday
  16. Ritz Players holding auditions for POTR
  17. GPD acts on threat made toward DHR
  18. High school students advancing research in USA lab
  19. ALEA changes day for local driver’s license office
  20. Retired educator receives doctorate
  21. GES, WOP recognized at national awards ceremony
  22. Seminar focuses on keeping places of worship safe
  23. Georgiana man arrested for string of break-ins
  24. ALEA reopens county driver’s license office


FDA basketball teams debut on road at Sparta

The Fort Dale Academy varsity basketball teams opened the season on the road against a non-conference opponent, the Sparta Academy Warriors, to mixed results. The ... Read more

  1. Panthers shift from gridiron to hardwood
  2. Bobby Humphrey to speak at Fort Dale Tuesday
  3. Maplesville run game edges out Georgiana


Odom, Rodgers to wed

John and Jill Odom, of Jasper, Alabama, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Haley Lorraine Odom, to James Michael ... Read more

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DYW brings out best in contestants

On Saturday night, some of Butler County’s best and brightest will take the stage of the historic Ritz Theatre as part of the annual Distinguished ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

SEALs, new dads share skill set

I’ve been a parent for an entire three-and-a-half months now. In that time I’ve learned that ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

‘Caring’ Walmart employee comes to rescue of reader during storm

Dear Editor,   On July 23, I was in the local Walmart when it started thundering. Hoping to get back to my car before the ... Read more

Community Columnists

Only in America …

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