Three on a String delights audience

Three on a String delights audience

After almost 45 years of entertaining audiences with its mix of excellent musicianship and side-splitting humor, Three on a String is still going strong. The ... Read more

Latest news

Local credit card fraud arrests could lead to bigger arrests

The arrests of Khadim Jawneh and Mohamed Diarra for credit card fraud didn’t bring down a major credit card theft ring. But it could. The ... Read more

  1. Award-winning songwriter to play at Hank Sr.’s house
  2. ATRIP speeds up road projects, many roads still in need of repairs
  3. Community rallies around couple after house fire

The Latest

Commissioners to run unopposed

For the next four years, the Butler County Commission will be unchanged. Qualifying for the 2016 election for both the local Democratic and Republican parties ... Read more

Simmons named Outstanding Administrator

Simmons named Outstanding Administrator

Dr. Tera Simmons, director of student learning for the Butler County School System, was named Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance ... Read more

McLendon endorses Tesmer for DA

Greenville Mayor Dexter McLendon recently announced that he is endorsing Charlotte Tesmer for district attorney for the Second Judicial Circuit. The Second Judicial Circuit is ... Read more

‘Pups on the Patio’ set for Saturday

To celebrate the beginning of the season of giving, Wintzell’s Oyster House locations throughout the State of Alabama will host the inaugural “Week of Giving.” ... Read more

Pets parade for prizes in park

Pets parade for prizes in park

There were brunettes, blondes and a redhead or two, some sporting colorful costumes and other sticking with sleek fur coats. And they all hoped to ... Read more

  1. Jones elected BOE president
  2. Crash claims Butler County woman’s life
  3. BCMA holding Thanksgiving service
  4. Owen’s PTK work recognized
  5. Couple finds joy in adoption
  6. Furry friends set to invade Confederate Park
  7. Bice proposing 5 percent pay hike for teachers
  8. Three on a String to play at Ritz
  9. Crochet Club giving back to GBCPL
  10. Council honors fire chief
  11. McKenzie Dollar General set to hold grand opening Saturday
  12. Ritz Players holding auditions for POTR
  13. GPD acts on threat made toward DHR
  14. High school students advancing research in USA lab
  15. ALEA changes day for local driver’s license office
  16. Retired educator receives doctorate
  17. GES, WOP recognized at national awards ceremony
  18. Seminar focuses on keeping places of worship safe
  19. Georgiana man arrested for string of break-ins
  20. ALEA reopens county driver’s license office
  21. Fun down on the farm
  22. Williamsons recognized by UA
  23. Local mayors back Roby
  24. Thompson elected to PowerSouth board


FDA basketball teams debut on road at Sparta

The Fort Dale Academy varsity basketball teams opened the season on the road against a non-conference opponent, the Sparta Academy Warriors, to mixed results. The ... Read more

  1. Panthers shift from gridiron to hardwood
  2. Bobby Humphrey to speak at Fort Dale Tuesday
  3. Maplesville run game edges out Georgiana


Odom, Rodgers to wed

John and Jill Odom, of Jasper, Alabama, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Haley Lorraine Odom, to James Michael ... 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

SEALs, new dads share skill set

I’ve been a parent for an entire three-and-a-half months now. In that time I’ve learned that ... 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