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Pentecost Sunday – The Easter work begins

This coming weekend is Pentecost Sunday! On this day we celebrate the birth of the Church by the ...

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Dressing in our Sunday best

  It was a church conflict in my early days over something that’s a “back burner” issue now. ...

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Soon to Bloom event held at LBW

The Soon to Bloom project was unveiled at the Wendell Mitchell Conference Center on the Campus of Lurleen ...

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Kimberly Matthews: A legacy of kindness

In a posthumous celebration of her life, this week’s Greenville Advocate hero of the week is Kimberly Matthews. ...

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King looking for his kingdom

King, a 6-month-old mixed breed, is at the Greenville Animal Shelter looking for his forever home. Surrendered by ...

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Camellia Society hosts garden party, membership drive

The Greenville Camellia Society (GCS) hosted a Garden Party during its May meeting at the Beeland Park Complex ...

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Sheriff’s office unveils prescription drug box

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on May 9 at 10 a.m. at the Butler County Sheriff’s office ...

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Hudson remembered for lifetime of service

Eugene R. Hudson, a pillar of the Greenville community, was remembered for his lifetime of service and influence ...

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Greenville native earns prestigious career certification

Georgiana resident Brandi Mosley, chief school finance officer (CSFO) at Pike County Board of Education, recently earned the ...

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Butler County artists celebrate contest wins

Butler County winners of The Greenville Advocate 2024 Easter Coloring Contest received a party on May 8 for ...

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Recovery efforts underway after severe weather

Recovery efforts are in full swing in Butler County after a line of severe thunderstorms wreaked havoc Friday, ...

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Butler County Arrests May 5-11

May 5 * Tiffany Delois, 39 – Driving under the influence (alcohol), possession of marijuana second, possession of ...

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Community Calendar

  Football Jamboree The Greenville High School Stadium will host a Football Jamboree for all Butler County Schools ...

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Families encouraged to get outside during cicada emergence

by Katie Nichols Special to The Greenville Advocate   Generations of children living in the Southeast have long ...

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Holiday Inn Express awarded for excellence

In March, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announced the 2023 Performance Awards winners in one or more of the ...

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Lions Sight brings affordable eye care to Greenville

Alabama Lions Sight, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing funds for the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases ...

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Empowering the community through faith, service

Evangelist Carolyn Griffin has been named the Greenville Advocate Hero of the Week for her outstanding commitment to ...

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This Week in History: 1974

In 1974, the pages of the Greenville Advocate were filled with stories that captured the spirit and essence ...

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What Do I Do Now?

By Dean Kelly All the pain, all the troubles, all the fatigue she had felt vanishes into the ...

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A Blast From The Past

By Michael J. Brooks Our pianist played a beautiful offertory arrangement a few weeks ago, as she always ...