Rotary Club welcomes new members

Rotary Club welcomes new members

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

Latest news

Locals looking to change the world

Changing the world may seem like a lofty goal, but many people take on that challenge every summer. Read more

  1. Lewis inducted into honor society
  2. Hyatt joins GNL staff as special projects coordinator
  3. Georgiana school building demolished

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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

Cook retires after nearly four decades of teaching

A classroom is far different than the runways of the fashion world or inside a courtroom, but teaching became a career that was a perfect ... Read more

Butler County BOE to discuss charter school authorization

Officials with the Butler County School System don’t expect a charter school to open in Butler County any time soon, but they’re doing their homework ... Read more

GHS expands Habitudes program

When looking at an iceberg, only one-fourth can actually be seen. Most of this giant is located below the surface, where no one can see ... Read more

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


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

Special Section

Calendar of events


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