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

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Food truck to raise funds for BCHS

When Celebrate America arrives this Friday night at Tiger Stadium, it will bring more than the usual fabulous fireworks and fun family activities. Read more

  1. DYW holding High Heel Boot Camp
  2. Retired teachers hoping to ‘Fill the Bus’
  3. Group aiming to positively impact Georgiana

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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

Southside holding Elementary Extravaganza

Southside Baptist Church will be hosting the Elementary Extravaganza on Sunday, July 26, at 5 p.m. Read more

Puppeteer to perform at library

Puppeteer to perform at library

The Greenville-Butler County Public Library is hosting talented puppeteer and mask artist Doug Berky on July 1 at 2 p.m. Read more

Sink manufacturer shutters doors

Sink manufacturer shutters doors

After 16 years in Greenville, CorStone Industries has closed its doors. Read more

Confederate flags removed from Alabama Capitol

Gov. Robert Bentley has ordered that the four confederate flags that have flown on the state Capitol grounds be taken down. Read more

  1. Social media explodes with talk of ‘Mikel Knight’ vans
  2. Tyus represents Georgiana School at Alabama Girls State
  3. McKenzie’s Weathers takes part in 78th Boys State
  4. Students gain valuable experience on Youth Tour
  5. Recruitment of Airbus suppliers takes off
  6. Johnson Furniture opening Greenville store
  7. Advocate recognized as one of Alabama’s top weekly newspapers
  8. Probate judge named new Alabama Department of Mental Health commissioner
  9. McKenzie grad completes Governor’s Youth Leadership Forum
  10. Lowndes County man killed in farming accident
  11. Local’s story to be highlighted at High Horse Gallery
  12. Canine flu outbreak threatens state
  13. DYW holds first joint meeting
  14. World War II veteran celebrates 98th birthday
  15. Ten arrested in drug roundup
  16. Greenville man dies in River Falls crash
  17. Sims takes part in 78th Boys State
  18. Hampstead Stage Co. returning to Camellia City
  19. Pierce inducted into hall of fame
  20. Library celebrates local heroes
  21. Greenville native retires after nearly 30 years in Army
  22. Driver charged with leaving scene of accident that killed 26-year-old
  23. Nuns to lead VBS at St. Elizabeth
  24. New organization says ‘NO MORE’ to domestic violence


Burkett signs to Marion Military Institute

Burkett signs to Marion Military Institute

Fort Dale Academy alumnus Ryan Burkett has traded his wings for stripes as a new member of the Marion Military Institute Tigers baseball team. But ... Read more

  1. Butler County Auburn Club hosts annual meeting
  2. UA Alumni Association hosts Crimson Countdown
  3. Cabe named AISA Hitter of the Year


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