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I-65 crash claims the lives of 9 children, 1 adult

A multi-vehicle accident occurred Saturday, June 19, around 2:30 p.m. at the 138 mile marker in Butler County ... Read more | Add your comment

ALEA asking for video or pictures of I-65 crash

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) is asking anyone with video or photos of the crash that occurred ... Read more | Add your comment

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE**I-65 will remain closed several more hours

**UPDATE** Sheriff Bond confirmed at 7:54 p.m. that I-65 will remained closed for an indeterminate amount of time, ... Read more | Add your comment

Tropical Storm Claudette Update from NWS

Flood Watch National Weather Service Mobile AL 714 AM CDT Sat Jun 19 2021   Choctaw-Washington-Clarke-Wilcox-Monroe-Conecuh-Butler-Crenshaw- Escambia-Covington-Mobile Inland-Baldwin ... Read more | Add your comment

I-65 crash

I-65 crash claims the lives of 9 children, 1 adult

A multi-vehicle accident occurred Saturday, June 19, around 2:30 p.m. at the 138 mile marker in Butler County has claimed the lives of nine children ... Read more | Add your comment

by Christy Johnson.

I-65 crash

ALEA asking for video or pictures of I-65 crash

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) is asking anyone with video or photos of the crash that occurred on I-65 Saturday. June 19 in Butler ... Read more | Add your comment

by Christy Johnson.

Community Events

Georgiana basketball summer camp was a slam dunk

Georgiana high school held its three-day summer youth basketball camp earlier this month. The camp was held from June 7 thru June 9 in the ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 11:55 am

Greenville closing

City of Greenville public offices closed Monday

The City of Greenville public offices will be closed on Monday, June 21, due to President Biden and Governor Ivey declaring June 19 a federal ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Saturday, June 19, 2021 9:05 am

Drivers license office

Drivers License Offices will be closed June 18

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) has announced that all driver license offices across the state will be closed Friday June 18 in observance of ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:19 pm

Arrests

Butler County Arrest Reports from June 7 through June 13

The following individuals were booked into the Butler County Correctional Facility between June. 7 – June. 13 June 7 William Detrick Albritton, 45, arrested for ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 3:37 pm

City Council

Greenville City Council accepts 79 acres during recent meeting

The Greenville City Council approved a resolution authoring a land lease for the transfer station between Greenville and BFI Waste Services, LLC during Monday’s city ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 3:35 pm

Community News

Chamber of Commerce accepting award nominations

The Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for the 2021 Business and Individual Awards. The final day for nomination is August 4. ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, June 14, 2021 12:57 pm

Community News

Sav-A-Child held its official ribbon cutting Friday

Sav-A-Child held its grand opening and official ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, June 11. Sav-A-Child got its start from Greenville native and retired educator Gloria Johnson. ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, June 14, 2021 12:41 pm

Community News

Georgiana mural to be returned to its former glory 

Georgiana resident and master muralist Michelle Black is setting out to create a wonderful mural for Butler County residents. On May 28, Black announced on ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 3:12 pm

Arrests

Butler County Arrest Reports from May 31 through June 6

The following individuals were booked into the Butler County Correctional Facility between May. 31 – June. 6 May. 31 Patrick D. Burnett, 29, arrested for ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, June 7, 2021 10:55 am

Arrests

Butler County Arrest Reports from May 24 through May 30

The following individuals were booked into the Butler County Correctional Facility between May. 24 – May. 30 May. 24 Kelly Smith Dixon, 56, arrested for ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, June 7, 2021 1:40 am

Clay Hill Animal Clinic

Clay Hill Animal Clinic annual rabies clinic

2021 Butler County Rabies Vaccination Schedule ***Please keep all animals on a leash or in a kennel. Rabies shots are $12 each. Monday June 7 ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Saturday, June 5, 2021 7:27 pm

Car Accident

Power outage due to car accident

The area surrounding downtown Greenville lost power today around 10 a.m. Stop lights were out down Commerce Street. Greenville Police Department was posted at main ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, June 4, 2021 1:49 pm

Cleo

***UPDATE***Cleo has been found

****Update to the below article. Cleo has been found by her owner, Ryan Shirley this morning. Jennifer Findley, family friend, said that Cleo was found ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, June 4, 2021 1:26 pm

Community News

TAG Alabama Provides Vital Information on Trout, Redfish

By DAVID RAINER Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Thanks to a tagging program started by CCA Alabama in 2017, Alabama anglers who target ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Thursday, June 3, 2021 12:25 pm

News

Harvesting Pine Straw Has Financial Benefit

By Victoria Dee AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – The name of the game for landowners is to manage their land and its resources in a way ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:20 am

Best of Butler

The “Best of Butler” Reader’s Choice Awards are now open

Do you have a favorite restaurant that always remembers just how you like your sweet tea? Or maybe that special vet who knows just where ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Thursday, June 3, 2021 10:47 am

Cleo

Family’s dog still missing following accident

The Georgiana community is actively searching for a missing golden retriever following a vehicle accident last weekend. A red Chevrolet Equinox was traveling north on ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 9:08 pm

Community News

New fitness center coming to Greenville

Greenville 24 Hour Fitness, a family-oriented fitness center, is looking to open its doors later this month. Greenville 24 Hour Fitness will offer customers multiple ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:19 pm

history

The Marengo house

Lowndesboro is filled with a rich history, including beautiful churches and immaculate homes. Among these, one stands historically above the rest. This is the story ... Read more

by Cory Cummings, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 3:55 pm

Dotson

Two bodies found in Lowndes in one month

Another dead body was found in Lowndes County last Wednesday, May 26. A utility worker found the body of a 43-year-old woman, Matthaniah Dotson, behind ... Read more

by Cory Cummings, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 3:13 pm

Class of 2021

Fort Dale Academy honors class of 2021 graduates at commencement ceremony

Fort Dale Academy held its senior graduation Friday, May 28. After lining up beside the bleachers, the 24 graduating seniors descended the stairs to the ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 12:27 pm

Class of 2021

Greenville High School honors class of 2021 graduates at commencement ceremony

Greenville High School held its senior graduation Saturday, May 22. After posing for pictures before the ceremony, more than 100 seniors lined up and prepared ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, June 1, 2021 1:58 pm

LIHEAP

OCAP Regular LIHEAP Cooling program open

OCAP will be taking call-in appointments for their Regular LIHEAP Cooling program on June 21, 2021 in Greenville starting at 8 a.m. and on June ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, May 28, 2021 11:42 am

Greenville

Traffic stop leads to drug bust

The Butler County Sheriff’s Office was able to remove several types of drugs off the streets this morning. A traffic stop on I-65 resulted in ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Thursday, May 27, 2021 2:02 pm

Community News

Mid-South RC&D awards much needed grants 

Butler County schools, along with the City of Greenville Fire Department, recently received grant money for much-needed supplies and equipment thanks to the Mid-South RC&D. ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:12 am