Man surrenders after 8-hour standoff

Man surrenders after 8-hour standoff

A Butler County man ended an eight-hour standoff by surrendering to Butler County authorities just after 11 a.m. Tuesday. Read more

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Two captured after chase, crash

Two people are in custody following a car chase and a manhunt Monday evening. Read more

  1. Data breach affects 4.5M patients
  2. Authorities discover meth lab
  3. Young stars shine in ‘Pinkalicious’

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Commissioner advises horse owners to vaccinate for EEE disease, West Nile

The first positive case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis has been detected in Alabama, according to Agriculture and Industries Commissioner John McMillan. Read more

Jobless rate climbs

Alabama’s unemployment rate rose in July to its highest level in nearly two years, according to figures released by the Alabama Department of Labor on ... Read more

GHS band hard at work prepping for season

GHS band hard at work prepping for season

Many bands in the south are known for their unique sounds. New Greenville High School band director Brett Johnson plans to make Greenville’s Tiger Pride ... Read more

Scouts kick off popcorn sale

Scouts kick off popcorn sale

Local Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts kicked off their annual popcorn sale on Monday with the help of Greenville Mayor Dexter McLendon. Read more

Greenville’s Horn named president of AWF

Greenville’s Horace Horn, Jr. was installed as president of the Alabama Wildlife Federation for the 2014-2015 term at the organization’s annual meeting Aug. 8. Read more

  1. Annual pilgrimage honors Civil Rights martyrs
  2. Butler County students named to RSTC honors lists
  3. Cross-country trek ‘all about Gabe’
  4. ‘Pinkalicious’ to debut Friday
  5. Arrest made in shooting
  6. City working toward landing armory
  7. Greenville improves ISO rating
  8. Thompson wins Butler County DYW competition
  9. Stolen fire truck found in Luverne
  10. Program changing lives one dog at a time
  11. School System, LBW extend dual enrollment agreement
  12. Local clinic recognized for excellence
  13. Meador pens book about the Camellia City
  14. BCSO investigating shooting
  15. Eight vying for county’s DYW title
  16. Class in session for teachers
  17. Stacy: You have to choose
  18. Theater experience helps shape DYW contestant
  19. Anti-meth law helps curb drug production
  20. First responders prepare for the worst
  21. GFD honors longtime firefighters
  22. Thompson hoping to dance to title
  23. Well-known delivery man killed in crash
  24. Georgiana man arrested for sodomy


Tigers host community-wide potluck dinner

Tigers host community-wide potluck dinner

There was no shortage of food or fellowship Monday night as the McKenzie Tigers football team and cheerleaders were formally introduced to the town’s residents. ... Read more

  1. Panthers pounce on early start vs. Prattville Christian
  2. Former GHS graduate finds fulfillment at Christian university
  3. Area coaches talk strategy at annual Coaches Corner


Couple announces son’s birth

Couple announces son’s birth

Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Slade Piggott are proud to announce the birth of their son, William Pride Piggott. Read more

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Let’s all help ‘Fill the Bus’

It won’t be long and the wheels on the bus will be going ‘round and ‘round. For parents, that means it time to break out ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

The world needs more Magnolias

Mother Teresa once said, “We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can ... 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