Task Force finds marijuana growing in house, seizes moonshine, guns

Task Force finds marijuana growing in house, seizes moonshine, guns

The Second Judicial Drugs Task Force recovered $36,000 worth of marijuana Tuesday from a house on Pine Apple Highway. Read more

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New program readies students for careers

With so many students graduating and going into the professional world, it is important for teachers to know that scholastic knowledge is now not the ... Read more

Fast and Furry brings vintage vehicles to town

Fast and Furry brings vintage vehicles to town

The topic of conversation at the Butler County Fairgrounds last Saturday centered around rebuilt engines, perfect paint jobs and all things “motorhead.” Read more

County driver’s license office slated to close

Come Oct. 1, first-time drivers will have to travel a little farther to receive their driver’s licenses. Read more

Williams completes Army basic training

Army Pvt. Tedric Williams has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the ... Read more

Local schools helping students make healthy choices

As they head back to school, the students in two Butler County schools are benefiting from their schools’ commitment to student health and wellness. In ... Read more

  1. Golfing ‘fore’ a good cause
  2. Grayson aims to prepare students for workforce
  3. Man charged with attempted murder following South Street shooting
  4. ‘Person of interest’ in custody following shooting
  5. Hangar project moving ahead
  6. Greenville grad offering free computer classes
  7. County’s unemployment rate climbs
  8. A decade of service to LBW
  9. BOE passes on charter schools authorization
  10. GAAC schedule has local flair
  11. City to receive $586,230 from BP
  12. ‘Boeing-Boeing’ brings top-flight comedy to Ritz
  13. Thompson graduates basic training
  14. BCMA to hold school prayer walks Sunday
  15. GHS halftime show ‘party’ from start to finish
  16. Freshmen not the only new faces on campus
  17. Greenville making upgrades to Overlook Road
  18. City demolishing crumbling buildings
  19. Butler County man died of gunshot wound to head
  20. BCCED makes donation to School system
  21. Ballew opening State Farm agency
  22. BCSS faculty, staff prepare for school year
  23. War on drugs to continue despite cuts
  24. Budget dies in Alabama House


Physical challenge awaits McKenzie in Pleasant Home

The McKenzie Tigers look to secure their first region win against Pleasant Home, but the team will first have to answer the Eagles’ physical challenge. ... Read more

  1. Panthers aim to avoid homecoming distractions against Florala
  2. Explosive Autauga team to test FDA
  3. Greenville defense to prove key against Booker T. Washington


Couple to exchange vows Sept. 5

Couple to exchange vows Sept. 5

Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Blackmon, of Glenwood, Alabama are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Mackenzie Lane Blackmon, to Emmett Augustus (A.J.) ... 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

I’m putting down my stone

Ashley Madison. Did just reading the name of the website dedicated to helping facilitate affairs cause ... 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