Vintage poster stolen from Hank Williams Museum

Vintage poster stolen from Hank Williams Museum

A piece of history was stolen from the Hank Williams Sr. Boyhood Home and Museum. Read more

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Pedestrian struck and killed by 18-wheeler

A pedestrian was killed Friday after being struck by an 18-wheeler on Hwy. 31 in Butler County. According to authorities,  Donna Lee Thompson, 32, of ... Read more

  1. BP to pay Alabama $2.3 billion
  2. Johnson Furniture open for business
  3. Food truck to raise funds for BCHS

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DYW holding High Heel Boot Camp

The Butler and Lowndes County Distinguished Young Women programs are right around the corner and that means the High Heel Boot Camp is too. Read more

Retired teachers hoping to ‘Fill the Bus’

The Butler County Retired Educators Association will hold its annual “Fill the Bus” campaign Aug. 7-9. Read more

FUMC volunteers help teach VBS, construct church in Mexico

FUMC volunteers help teach VBS, construct church in Mexico

Members of First United Methodist Church recently set off on an international journey to Chemax, Mexico, to assist with Vacation Bible School and the construction ... Read more

Group aiming to positively impact Georgiana

Richard Moe once said, “There may have been a time when preservation was about saving an old building here or there, but those days are ... Read more

Greenville holding free fireworks show

The Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Greenville will be hosting the Celebrate America 2015 on Friday. Read more

  1. Southside holding Elementary Extravaganza
  2. Puppeteer to perform at library
  3. Sink manufacturer shutters doors
  4. Confederate flags removed from Alabama Capitol
  5. Social media explodes with talk of ‘Mikel Knight’ vans
  6. Tyus represents Georgiana School at Alabama Girls State
  7. McKenzie’s Weathers takes part in 78th Boys State
  8. Students gain valuable experience on Youth Tour
  9. Recruitment of Airbus suppliers takes off
  10. Johnson Furniture opening Greenville store
  11. Advocate recognized as one of Alabama’s top weekly newspapers
  12. Probate judge named new Alabama Department of Mental Health commissioner
  13. McKenzie grad completes Governor’s Youth Leadership Forum
  14. Lowndes County man killed in farming accident
  15. Local’s story to be highlighted at High Horse Gallery
  16. Canine flu outbreak threatens state
  17. DYW holds first joint meeting
  18. World War II veteran celebrates 98th birthday
  19. Ten arrested in drug roundup
  20. Greenville man dies in River Falls crash
  21. Sims takes part in 78th Boys State
  22. Hampstead Stage Co. returning to Camellia City
  23. Pierce inducted into hall of fame
  24. Library celebrates local heroes


Georgiana’s Sheffield to sign with Faulkner University

Georgiana’s Sheffield to sign with Faulkner University

Matthew Sheffield, Georgiana alumnus and former starting pitcher of the Panthers varsity baseball team, will be pursuing his collegiate baseball career at Faulkner University in ... Read more

  1. Panthers unveil fall football schedule
  2. Greenville Darlings rally to edge Troy
  3. Angels fall in battle with Taylor-Rehobeth


Johnson, Walker to wed Saturday

Johnson, Walker to wed Saturday

Mr. Leroy Johnson, Jr. and Mrs. Lorean Johnson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Nancy Johnson, of Fort Deposit, Ala., to Mr. ... Read more

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How do we stop violence?

On Sunday night, community members gathered for a candlelight vigil in memory of Jerome Watkins. 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

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