From the Big Apple to the Ritz Theatre

From the Big Apple to the Ritz Theatre

Sonya Rice is no stranger to the stage. Read more

Latest news

Liberty School reunion set for May

Former students of Liberty School will meet again nearly 50 years after walking the halls of the school. Read more

  1. Stabler accepted to ASMS
  2. Lowndes County superintendent faces charges
  3. SEAGD donates $13,000 to BCCED

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A girl and her pony

A girl and her pony

Like many girls, Kayla Garlock grew up dreaming of owning a pony. Read more

Healthy Kids T-shirts still available

Healthy Kids T-shirts still available

Downtown was a buzz Saturday at the 2nd annual Healthy Kids Celebration.  More than 150 runners and walkers participated in the 5K, 10K and fun ... Read more

Newton, Sells speak at GOP rally

Butler and Lowndes County Republicans enjoyed politics and barbecue on Thursday night at Bates House of Turkey when nearly a dozen candidates or their representatives ... Read more

Wright accepted to ASMS

Wright accepted to ASMS

Anna Wright, a freshman at Fort Dale Academy, has been accepted to the Alabama School of Mathematics and Science in Mobile. Read more

County’s jobless rate drops

Butler County’s unemployment rate dipped to 8.9 percent in March, according to the latest figures released by the Alabama Department of Labor on Friday. Read more

  1. Roby: New post good for district
  2. LBW’s Hart, Taylor named Presidential Transfer Scholars
  3. LBW forestry program makes the cut
  4. Register honored by Covenant Hospice
  5. Karr to address Achievers
  6. City recognizes Volunteer Appreciation Month
  7. Study shows Cambrian Ridge’s economic impact
  8. Hayneville chief reinstated, plans to arrest Boyd
  9. Spring cleanup starts Saturday
  10. ‘Fantastic turnout’ for Calico Fort
  11. City building infested with bats
  12. Firm files lawsuit against GM
  13. Manufacturer coming to Greenville
  14. County awarded $125K
  15. Questions laid to rest
  16. Curry is LBWCC ‘outstanding alumna’
  17. Student-athletes vying for Achiever Award
  18. GMS upgrades computer labs
  19. Church holding ‘Glow in the Dark’ Easter egg hunt
  20. Going to College? It’s elementary!
  21. Students take part in mock interviews
  22. Can’t file or pay taxes by April 15? You have options
  23. Tickets on sale for Achiever Award
  24. Moonshine stills found, men arrested


FDA kicks off playoffs with shutout against Kingwood

FDA kicks off playoffs with shutout against Kingwood

The Fort Dale Academy Eagles proved the old adage that it’s defense that wins championships regardless of the sport. The Eagles managed to shut out ... Read more

  1. Former FDA golf standout signs to Troy
  2. FDA girls tennis team finish runner-up at state tourney
  3. McKenzie suffers heartbreaking loss to Fruitdale


Lee, Pritchard to wed March 29

Mr. and Mrs. Steven Forrest Lee of Greenville, Ala., are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Mallory Watts Lee, to ... Read more

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Fifteen minutes could save our county

If you could spend just 15 minutes to help ensure a brighter future for our community, would you take the time? Read more

Columns & Opinions

Rep. Holmes, nice to meet you

Rep. Alvin Holmes doesn’t believe “a whole bunch of whites” would adopt African-American children. I could ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

County loses standout educators

Butler County lost two exceptional educators this year, Mr. Shelby Searcy and Ms. Lillie Pearl Herbert. Read more

Community Columnists

Only in America …

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