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Greenville robber leads police on interstate chase ending in Montgomery crash

A felony theft in Greenville Friday led law enforcement officers on an interstate highway chase to Montgomery, ultimately resulting in a two-vehicle crash. Ashton Ford, ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Friday, May 10, 2024 11:21 pm

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Butler County School System Delays Start Time on May 10, 2024

Due to the threat of severe weather and the possibility of hazardous road conditions, the Butler County School System has delayed the start time for ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Thursday, May 9, 2024 3:01 pm

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The taste of our memories

My earliest memories taste like soul food. My mother, born and raised in the New Ebenezer community of northern Crenshaw County, put on the dog ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Tuesday, May 7, 2024 7:00 am

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Three denied parole for Butler, Crenshaw County convictions

On April 18, the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles denied parole requests for two men incarcerated for Butler County convictions. Hearings on April 23 ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Tuesday, May 7, 2024 7:00 am

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Extension Chick Chain returns to Butler County

The Alabama Extensions 4-H Chick Chain program has returned to Butler County. On Friday, five local children picked up their babies to begin operating their ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Monday, May 6, 2024 7:00 am

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Thrifting – A treasure hunt, no shovel needed

A recent wave of social media influencers has inspired a resurgence and enthusiasm for thrifting — the activity of shopping thrift stores for items to ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Friday, April 19, 2024 9:07 am

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Where does the time go?

Last week my best friend’s granddaughter participated in a pageant at her school. Marley Anne Brown was just one of many beautiful young ladies who ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Thursday, April 18, 2024 4:54 pm

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Dobson, Figures take Congressional runoff wins

Voters took to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots for candidates vying for the U.S. Representative of the 2nd Congressional District. By late evening ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Wednesday, April 17, 2024 7:06 pm

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A poultry adventure: What to do with two roosters

The verdict is in. After months of speculation, we have determined that Fred is a rooster. The teenaged chicken my granddaughter Caroline named Fred was ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Sunday, April 7, 2024 9:39 am

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Carlton named to Auburn University dean’s list

Auburn University released its dean’s list March 21, recognizing a student local to both Lowndes and Butler counties. William Carter made Auburn’s dean’s list for ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Thursday, March 28, 2024 9:31 am

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