Car burns up on I-65 southbound shoulder

A red passenger car caught completely on fire before first responders could reach the scene on U.S. Interstate 65 this past Friday morning around 10:30 a.m. Since the car was stopped on the outside shoulder of the southbound lane, nearby grass caught fire and upwardly burned the embankment slope. No one was injured. (Bruce Branum…

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Georgiana has a pharmacy again

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   Pharm-a-care, of Georgiana, opened its doors to the public this past Thursday, Jan. 16. It was a well-received event as customers came in a steady stream throughout the day. Taylor Benton, PharmD, Pharm-a-care pharmacist manager for their locations in Georgiana, Evergreen, Andalusia, and Florala locations, stated he was…

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Suspicious package causes courthouse closure

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   A suspicious package found outside of the Butler County Sheriff’s Office at the Butler County Courthouse early in the morning, Tuesday, Jan. 14, led Butler County Sheriff Danny Bond to close the courthouse and the surrounding roads leading to the courthouse. Bond said the package was placed at…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   In the first week rankings of college football, LSU was No. 2 and Alabama No. 3. When LSU and Alabama played later in the season, two turnovers did in The Tide. LSU won 46 – 41. LSU then moved to No. 1, Ohio State dropped to…

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GERALDINE WILLIAMS COBURN

Geraldine Williams Coburn, 90, a resident of the Georgiana passed away on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. A Celebration of Life Service was held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at Johnson Funeral Home, Georgiana with Rev. Jerod Hart officiating. Burial followed in Union Cemetery, with Johnson Funeral Home, Georgiana, directing arrangements. A Gathering of Family…

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JIMMY OTIS MIDDLETON

Jimmy Otis Middleton, 65, a resident of Letohatchee passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Andy Hepburn officiating. A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held at 1 p.m. until service time at Johnson…

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BARBARA MCCULLOUGH

Barbara McCullough, 86, a resident of Georgiana, Alabama passed away on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. A Celebration of Life was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2019 at Antioch West Church, with Rev. Watson Wasden officiating. Burial followed in Antioch West Cemetery with Johnson Funeral Home, Georgiana, directing arrangements. Survivors include: son: Jerry (Cynthia)…

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ROLAND LEE HEATH

Roland Lee Heath, 83, of Columbus, Georgia, passed away on Jan. 7, 2020.  Roland was born in Junction City, Ga. on Oct. 9, 1936. Roland graduated from Georgia Peabody College, now Vanderbilt University, and Georgia State University. He dedicated his life to educating young children spending the early part of his career in Brevard County…

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EARNEST GLYN STRINGER

Mr. Earnest Glyn Stringer passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, after a brief illness. On Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 the family began receiving friends at 10 a.m. Services were held at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home. Mr. Stringer’s early work life was with Luverne…

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WILLIAM T. STACEY

Mr. William T. “Bill” Stacey, 82, a resident of Greenville, died at his home on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. The funeral service was held Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 10 a.m. from the chapel of Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home with Reverend Chase Clower officiating and Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directing. Burial followed at Sunrise…

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