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UPDATED: Greenville shooting leaves 1 dead, 3 behind bars

UPDATED: Monday, March 20, 11:32 a.m. According to Greenville Police Department Chief Justin Lovvorn, Antuwan Thompson, the third ... Read more | Add your comment

Gov. orders ‘non-essential’ businesses closed until April 17

Following the March 26 announcement that all Alabama public school buildings would close for the remainder of the ... Read more | Add your comment

Crenshaw Community Hospital reports first county COVID-19 case

The Crenshaw Community Hospital released a statement regarding the first positive COVID-19 case in Crenshaw County on March ... Read more | Add your comment

2 Greenville men jailed: Duo charged in 2 bank robberies

Two Greenville men wanted in connection with a pair of bank robberies in Lowndes County were arrested last ... Read more | Add your comment

Georgiana

Gov. Ivey announces public schools to close for remainder of year, pursue ‘alternate’ education methods

Gov. Kay Ivey joined with Superintendent Eric Mackey and state health officer Scott Harris to announce stricter measures in the fight against COVID-19. Ivey began ... Read more | Add your comment

by Matt Hutcheson.

Greenville

Fort Dale Academy closing tomorrow until April 6

After announcing Saturday afternoon that school would close for two and a half weeks following classes on Wednesday, March 18, Fort Dale Academy officials announced ... Read more | Add your comment

by Adam Prestridge.

Greenville

Greenville shooting leaves 1 dead, 2 jailed, third suspect at large

A Sunday afternoon shooting has left a Greenville man dead, two suspects in behind bars and police searching for a third man considered “armed and ... Read more

by Mark Rogers, Monday, March 30, 2020 8:56 am

Greenville

One injured in Greenville gas station shooting

One person was injured and several others are in custody following a shooting in Greenville Sunday afternoon. Greenville Police Department Chief Justin Lovvorn said officers ... Read more

by Mark Rogers, Sunday, March 29, 2020 7:43 pm

News

Advocate office closed to customers due to COVID-19

The Greenville Advocate announced it is temporarily closing its office Monday in response to guidelines issued by the Alabama Department of Public Health and the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, March 23, 2020 12:05 pm

Luverne

Journal office temporarily closed due to COVID-19

The Luverne Journal announced it is temporarily closing its office Monday in response to guidelines issued by the Alabama Department of Public Health and the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, March 23, 2020 12:05 pm

Greenville

Coronavirus forces banking changes, ATM use encouraged

Financial institutions are also altering their business operations as social distancing and limited contact are encouraged as the coronavirus continues to spread throughout the state ... Read more

by Angie Long, Saturday, March 21, 2020 3:30 pm

Greenville

Restaurants rely on takeout amid COVID-19

The potential threat of COVID-19 spreading through the community has led to a number of changes, including temporary closures, suspended church services, and cancellations and ... Read more

by Angie Long, Saturday, March 21, 2020 1:55 pm

McKenzie

McKenzie School community COVID-19 case confirmed

As board members, school officials and attendees sat six feet apart to practice social distancing during Thursday afternoon’s meeting, Butler County School System Superintendent Joe ... Read more

by Adam Prestridge, Thursday, March 19, 2020 6:24 pm

News

Gov. Ivey issues statewide health order, beaches closed

Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) on Thursday issued a statewide health order to aid in Alabama’s efforts to contain ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, March 19, 2020 2:12 pm

News

Butler County closes courthouse, offices until April 6

The Butler County Commission met Thursday morning in emergency session and voted to close county offices to the public effective at 4 p.m. on Friday, ... Read more

by Mark Rogers, Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:22 pm

Luverne

Luverne Mayor Ed Beasley releases statement on COVID-19

The United States is facing a crisis situation. While we in Luverne have not had to deal directly with the COVID-19 Virus, we believe it ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, March 18, 2020 4:20 pm

Greenville

Mayor’s letter addresses closing of offices due to COVID-19

March 18, 2020 To the Citizens of Greenville: I want to take this opportunity to thank you for the cooperation, support and prayers from all ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, March 18, 2020 3:06 pm

Luverne Journal

Primary Runoff postponed until July 14 due to COVID-19

Gov. Kay Ivey announced Wednesday morning that the state’s Primary Runoff Election would be held on July 14, due to the concerns surrounding the COVID-19 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, March 18, 2020 10:39 am

Greenville

City offices remain open as officials monitor coronavirus

City of Greenville officials have been working to prepare for its impact as the coronavirus spreads across the nation. Mayor Dexter McLendon and other officials ... Read more

by Mark Rogers, Monday, March 16, 2020 3:29 pm

Greenville

Fort Dale Academy announces 2 ½ week closure

Following the lead of Alabama public schools, Fort Dale Academy announced just after 2 p.m. today, Saturday, March 14, that it would also suspend classes ... Read more

by Adam Prestridge, Saturday, March 14, 2020 2:11 pm

Georgiana

All state public schools closing for 2 1/2 weeks

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced late Friday afternoon during a press conference that all state public schools will close for two and a half weeks beginning Wednesday, March 18, when ... Read more

by Adam Prestridge, Friday, March 13, 2020 5:27 pm

Greenville

Walmart issues response to coronavirus

Keeping you and our associates safe is a top priority, so we wanted to share the steps we’re taking in response to coronavirus. With help ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, March 13, 2020 5:04 pm

Georgiana

County Schools superintendent issues COVID-19 statement

In light of the rising concerns regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) I wish to inform the school community of our measures to protect our students and ... Read more

by Adam Prestridge, Friday, March 13, 2020 4:49 pm

Greenville

County jail to suspend visitations for two weeks

Butler County Sheriff Danny Bond announced late Friday afternoon that beginning at noon tomorrow, Saturday, March 14, all visitations at the Butler County Correctional Facility ... Read more

by Adam Prestridge, Friday, March 13, 2020 3:54 pm

Georgiana

County schools announce COVID-19 procedures

Butler County School System Superintendent Joe Eiland announced earlier today that schools in the district will close early next Friday in an effort to disinfect ... Read more

by Adam Prestridge, Friday, March 13, 2020 12:43 pm

News

‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ to take stage

The young performers of W.O. Parmer and Greenville Elementary will be taking audiences “under the sea” this weekend with their production of “The Little Mermaid ... Read more

by Angie Long, Wednesday, March 11, 2020 10:30 am

Georgiana

County voters cast Primary ballots

Butler County voters took to the polls last Tuesday, along with the rest of the state and a sizable portion of the nation to help ... Read more

by Matt Hutcheson, Wednesday, March 11, 2020 8:00 am

Greenville

Chamber Banquet draws large crowd

Business and professional leaders from across the community gathered at the Wendell Mitchell Conference Center on Lurleen B. Wallace Community College’s Greenville campus last Thursday ... Read more

by Angie Long, Tuesday, March 10, 2020 5:00 pm

Luverne

Luverne Police Dept. works with DEA for arrests

The Luverne Police Department assisted the Drug Enforcement Agency with several arrests on Thursday, according to LPD assistant chief Cpt. Mason Adcock. On Thursday, March ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, March 5, 2020 5:07 pm

Luverne

Brantley FFA holds “Farm Day” event

Brantley High School’s FFA ended FFA week last Friday, Feb. 28, with their annual “Farm Day.” Agri-science teacher and school FFA director Mark Andrews led ... Read more

by Matt Hutcheson, Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:34 pm

Luverne

Brantley Mayor Bernie Sullivan named Crenshaw Citizen of Year

Each year, the Crenshaw County Chamber of Commerce honors, based on nominations and votes from members, a “Citizen of the Year.” This year, Brantley Mayor ... Read more

by Matt Hutcheson, Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:23 pm