Christy Johnson, Author at The Greenville Advocate

Alabama authors

Published author has ties to Greenville

Fannie Lewis Barnes may be a Talladega native, but her roots run deep in Greenville. She is the daughter of Cecil Lewis and Vicie Pressley ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Tuesday, January 18, 2022 4:08 pm

News

Troy University announces fall semester Chancellor’s list

    Troy University recently announced the fall semester Chancellor’s list for 2021/2022. The Chancellor’s list is made up of students who are full-time undergraduate ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Tuesday, January 18, 2022 4:02 pm

Alex Marsh

Is more snow on the way?

On Sunday, January 16, much to the delight of children, and not so much, older adults, snow flurries fell in Greenville. The “blizzard of 2022” ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Tuesday, January 18, 2022 3:54 pm

Obituaries

Ann Bates McQueen

Ann Bates McQueen, 95, passed away peacefully at her home in Logan, Alabama. On January 13, 2022. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, January ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, January 14, 2022 4:15 pm

Infant deaths

Infant mortality rate for 2020 ties for lowest rate in 50 years

The Center for Health Statistics released data for the 2020 infant mortality rate in Alabama at the end of December 2021. The report by the ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, January 7, 2022 2:38 pm

Butler County

Camellia Day in Alabama

Each year, Alabama gardeners and flower enthusiasts celebrate the state flower. Some boast flaming streaks of pink and red (Herme) while others range from a ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Wednesday, January 5, 2022 9:28 am

Butler County Schools

COVID surges sending county schools to virtual learning

Just a few days shy of returning to in-person learning at Butler County Schools, Superintendent Joseph Eiland made the announcement that the school system will ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Wednesday, January 5, 2022 9:24 am

Annie Myrick

Random act of kindness spreads through Alabama

A simple Facebook post by aspiring country music artist Fordie Hays turned into a Christmas blessing for one elderly Alabama woman in need of help. ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Tuesday, December 28, 2021 7:42 pm

Best downtown

Greenville named among Alabama’s best downtowns

Greenville, Alabama was recently listed number five out of the seven areas chosen in Only In Your State’s Best Downtown Areas. Downtowns in south Alabama ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Tuesday, December 28, 2021 7:34 pm

Z - News Main

Reasons to run to Greenville, Alabama!

Check out this video by Danan Whiddon, owner of Sweet Heart Alabama located in downtown Greenville. She hopes it encourages you to stop by Greenville ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Tuesday, December 28, 2021 7:14 pm

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