Star Wars Day set for Saturday

Star Wars Day set for Saturday

The Greenville-Butler County Public Library is inviting everyone to come out and celebrate a “galaxy far, far away” on its 4th Annual Star Wars Day ... Read more

Latest news

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

  1. GHS expands Habitudes program
  2. Elementary Extravaganza ‘a success’
  3. Thornton tabbed to lead W.O. Parmer Elementary

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Benedict jazzing it up

Benedict jazzing it up

Have you ever wanted to slip into the smooth world of jazz without having to leave Greenville? Well, now is your chance. Read more

State’s poverty rate on the rise

A recent report published by the Annie E. Casey Foundation that tracks the well being of children ranks Alabama near the bottom of the nation. ... Read more

Missing Butler County man found dead

A missing Butler County man has been found dead. Read more

Iron Order MC donates to Safe Harbor

Iron Order MC donates to Safe Harbor

The Iron Order Motorcycle Club donated $500 to Safe Harbor on Tuesday. The club’s Greenville chapter is a regular supporter of Safe Harbor, donating funds ... Read more

IRS warns of phone scam

Area residents have been receiving calls from someone claiming to be the IRS and requesting the individual call the phone number provided or they could ... Read more

  1. Greenville ranked No. 1 city for young homebuyers
  2. STEM Academy offers students early college prep
  3. GHS student travels to Boston for National Leadership Forum
  4. Georgiana recognized as one of nation’s top high schools
  5. Authorities searching for Greenville man missing since July 12
  6. Reid State students attend Leadership Institute
  7. Police Department buys body cameras
  8. County’s jobless rate climbs
  9. BCSO warns of jury duty scam
  10. LBWCC reopens surgical tech program
  11. Oldest consecutive annual family reunion set for Sunday
  12. Summer heat comes on strong; health official urge caution
  13. Cedar Creek Plantation owners finalists for national forestry award
  14. GFD awarded $20K grant
  15. Go Set a Watchman goes on sale
  16. Lawson appointed to Greenville City Council
  17. Greenville teenager killed in Saturday wreck
  18. BCGFLC holding cleanup day
  19. Checkmate! Teachers learn to use chess in classroom
  20. Is downtown going green?
  21. Travelers spent $45 million in Butler County last year
  22. Greenville woman killed in 3-vehicle wreck
  23. Taylor sentenced to 20 years for shooting death of girlfriend
  24. Funeral arrangements for longtime councilman announced


Meet the Tigers set for Aug. 14

Meet the Tigers set for Aug. 14

Past, present and future will collide on the gridiron in McKenzie as the Tigers prepare to host a decidedly different type of 7-on-7 competition. The ... Read more

  1. Fort Dale fall camp to start Thursday
  2. Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church reaches youth through basketball
  3. Nix to headline annual Back to School Bash


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

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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

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