Greenville native receives Ph.D.

Greenville native receives Ph.D.

Alicia Brown, a native of Greenville, recently completed her Ph.D. in counseling psychology at the University of Georgia. As part of her degree requirements, she ... Read more

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Flowers pens tell-all novel about his time in government

“Of Goats and Governors, Six Decades of Alabama Political Stories” a memoir by popular political columnist and commentator Steve Flowers was released Friday by New ... Read more

  1. LBW begins new funding venture to help students
  2. Locals looking to change the world
  3. Lewis inducted into honor society

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Rotary Club welcomes new members

Rotary Club welcomes new members

The Rotary Club of Greenville inducted three new members on Thursday. Read more

Hyatt joins GNL staff as special projects coordinator

Greenville native Beth Hyatt has been named special projects coordinator with Greenville Newspapers, LLC. Read more

Georgiana school building demolished

When it was discovered that someone had broken into Building 2 of the old Georgiana High School, school officials conducted an inspection to assess the ... Read more

Police searching for suspected purse thief

Police searching for suspected purse thief

Police are searching for a man who on a recent trip to Walmart decided to pick up an item before even entering the store. Read more

14 vying for DYW title

14 vying for DYW title

Fourteen young women will compete Saturday for the title of Butler County’s Distinguished Young Woman, and three will compete for the title of Lowndes County’s ... Read more

  1. Cook retires after nearly four decades of teaching
  2. Butler County BOE to discuss charter school authorization
  3. GHS expands Habitudes program
  4. Elementary Extravaganza ‘a success’
  5. Star Wars Day set for Saturday
  6. Thornton tabbed to lead W.O. Parmer Elementary
  7. Benedict jazzing it up
  8. State’s poverty rate on the rise
  9. Missing Butler County man found dead
  10. Iron Order MC donates to Safe Harbor
  11. IRS warns of phone scam
  12. Greenville ranked No. 1 city for young homebuyers
  13. STEM Academy offers students early college prep
  14. GHS student travels to Boston for National Leadership Forum
  15. Georgiana recognized as one of nation’s top high schools
  16. Authorities searching for Greenville man missing since July 12
  17. Reid State students attend Leadership Institute
  18. Police Department buys body cameras
  19. County’s jobless rate climbs
  20. BCSO warns of jury duty scam
  21. LBWCC reopens surgical tech program
  22. Oldest consecutive annual family reunion set for Sunday
  23. Summer heat comes on strong; health official urge caution
  24. Cedar Creek Plantation owners finalists for national forestry award


Johnson signs to Bishop State Community College

Johnson signs to Bishop State Community College

Zandreca Johnson, a graduating senior from Georgiana School, is Mobile-bound after obtaining a full athletic scholarship to attend Bishop State Community College. Despite some initial ... Read more

  1. McKenzie in the planning stages of Night of Champions event
  2. Fort Dale fall camp to start Thursday
  3. Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church reaches youth through basketball


Couple exchanges vows in Gatlinburg

Couple exchanges vows in Gatlinburg

David Anderson Crenshaw Jr. and Shirley Ann Thomas were married June 25 at the Chapel in the Glen in Gatlinburg, Tenn. 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

Pettus just a footnote in history

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell ... 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