Longtime councilman James Lewis passes away

Longtime councilman James Lewis passes away

James Lewis, a longtime Greenville City councilman, died Sunday night. Read more

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Greenville’s Murphy aims to impact students as Hoover superintendent

From a very young age, Dr. Kathy Murphy knew that she wanted to be involved in education. She had a passion for helping children succeed ... Read more

  1. Humane Society seeking entries for pet calendar
  2. City celebrates Fourth with fireworks show
  3. Local students honored at RSTC Awards Day

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Whittle graduates from Alabama Local Government Training Institute

Butler County Commissioner Allin Whittle has met all the requirements to be designated as a graduate of the Alabama Local Government Training Institute, according to ... Read more

Greenville natives intern for Rep. Roby

Greenville natives intern for Rep. Roby

Two students from Greenville, Brandon Matthews and Daniel Hall Autrey, served as Congressional interns this summer in the Washington, D.C. office of U.S. Representative Martha ... Read more

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

BP to pay Alabama $2.3 billion

Alabama and BP have agreed to settle claims from the 2010 Gulf oil spill for $2.3 billion, Gov. Robert Bentley and Attorney General Luther Strange ... Read more

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

  1. Johnson Furniture open for business
  2. Food truck to raise funds for BCHS
  3. DYW holding High Heel Boot Camp
  4. Retired teachers hoping to ‘Fill the Bus’
  5. FUMC volunteers help teach VBS, construct church in Mexico
  6. Group aiming to positively impact Georgiana
  7. Greenville holding free fireworks show
  8. Southside holding Elementary Extravaganza
  9. Puppeteer to perform at library
  10. Sink manufacturer shutters doors
  11. Confederate flags removed from Alabama Capitol
  12. Social media explodes with talk of ‘Mikel Knight’ vans
  13. Tyus represents Georgiana School at Alabama Girls State
  14. McKenzie’s Weathers takes part in 78th Boys State
  15. Students gain valuable experience on Youth Tour
  16. Recruitment of Airbus suppliers takes off
  17. Johnson Furniture opening Greenville store
  18. Advocate recognized as one of Alabama’s top weekly newspapers
  19. Probate judge named new Alabama Department of Mental Health commissioner
  20. McKenzie grad completes Governor’s Youth Leadership Forum
  21. Lowndes County man killed in farming accident
  22. Local’s story to be highlighted at High Horse Gallery
  23. Canine flu outbreak threatens state
  24. DYW holds first joint meeting


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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Lewis’ passing huge loss for city

Greenville has lost a fine statesman. 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