Association lends helping hand to church

Association lends helping hand to church

Butler Baptist Association Director of Missions Allen Winn, center left, recently presented Pastor Reginald Williams, center right, with a check for $25,000. The check represents ... Read more

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Local schools up for Power to Play grant

A pair of Butler County Schools are in the running for a $2,500 grant. McKenzie School and Georgiana School are among 62 across the state ... Read more

  1. Lambert joins GNL staff
  2. Commission OKs $14.5M budget
  3. Brown named publisher of Demopolis Times

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Fun on the Midway at the Butler County Fair

Fun on the Midway at the Butler County Fair

Amare Stoutmire enjoys a ride during opening night of the 60th annual Butler County Fair, which will come to a close tonight. Gates open at ... Read more

Harris honored for lifetime of service

Harris honored for lifetime of service

Former Greenville Parks and Recreation Director Jerome Harris was recently honored by the Alabama Parks and Recreation Association with a lifetime membership in the organization. ... Read more

Illness under control at Georgiana School

Butler County Schools Superintendent Amy Bryan said a bout with Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease at Georgiana School is under control. According to Bryan, five ... Read more

McKenzie earns national recognition for healthy, active environment

McKenzie School has recently received national honors for its outstanding efforts in creating an active and healthy school environment. Let’s Move! Active Schools, a sub-initiative ... Read more

Hwashin announces $9M project

Hwashin announces $9M project

One of Butler County’s largest employers is spending millions of dollars to upgrade the equipment in its Greenville facility. Read more

  1. City passes $12.4 budget
  2. For the love of rodeo
  3. A lesson in preventing tragedy
  4. Alabama Power warns of scam
  5. Florida man dies during traffic stop on I-65
  6. Greenville man killed in crash
  7. High profile domestic violence cases shed light on silent epidemic
  8. County, state see drop in jobless rates
  9. Butler County fair opens Wednesday
  10. GFD responds to false alarm at Ozark Materials
  11. Saliba to speak at Pine Flat homecoming
  12. Residents recall storm 10 years later
  13. Hickman: Time for education lottery
  14. School kicks off Academic Olympics
  15. Lions Club bringing circus to town
  16. LBW, Troy announce partnership
  17. LBW Foundation creates Rotary Scholarship
  18. Gardner honored by LBW
  19. Cost for prisoner healthcare increases
  20. GAAC sets stage for new season
  21. FDA students learn about 9-11
  22. IRS warns of scams
  23. Greenville native enters pharmacy school
  24. Bodies of missing children found in Wilcox County


Panthers face Pleasant Home without three starters

For Georgiana head football Coach Ezell Powell, Friday night’s loss to the Greenville Tigers was more costly than a non-region game had any right to ... Read more

  1. McKenzie to treat homecoming ‘like any other game’
  2. FDA hopes to turn confidence into momentum
  3. Greenville overpowers in-county foe Georgiana


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