The Standards brings home 11 awards

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   The 2019 winners for the Alabama Press Association (APA) Awards contest were announced on Friday, 26. The Greenville Standard received 11 awards in the advertising and editorial contests. The Standard competes in Division D of the APA, which is non-daily newspapers (publishing less than 3 days/week) with a…

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Happy Fourth of July

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   “The Second Day of July 1776, will be the most memorable Epocha, in the History of America. I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival. It ought to be commemorated, as the Day of Deliverance by solemn…

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Achiever Award announced

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   On Thursday, June 25, the long awaited announcement of Achiever Award recipients occurred at the Greenville-Butler County Library Pavilion. It was the 23rd year for the Achiever Award Program, which is jointly sponsored by the Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Greenville YMCA. This year there were…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   Today I will discuss the free safety starters at the University of Alabama from 2010–19. Robert Lester (2010), SEC Champions (2009, 2012), National Champions (2009,2011, 2012). He was Second Team All-SEC (2010, 2012). In his 2010 season, he had eight interceptions returned for 52 yards and…

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MARY ALENE LEE

Funeral Service for Mrs. Mary Alene Lee, 87, of Atlanta, was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Johnson Funeral Home with Rev. Tirey Bowen officiating. Burial followed at Bushfield Cemetery – McKenzie. The family received friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. on Friday evening. Mrs. Lee passed away at…

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CORRIE PRYOR TAYLOR

Corrie Taylor Pryor, 90 a resident of Greenville, passed away after a brief illness Wednesday, June 24, 2020. The family will be holding a private service in the immediate future with plans to hold a family gathering later in the fall (Date to be determined). Mrs. Taylor was preceded in death by Charles Bryan Taylor,…

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MARY ELLEN BOGGAN

Mrs. Mary Ellen Boggan, 85, of Georgiana, passed away on Monday in Hoover, surrounded by her family. Memorial Service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 25, at Johnson Funeral Home, with Rev. Watson Wasden officiating. The family asks that mourners leave memories and/or stories about Mary Ellen in our website at www.johnsongeorgiana.com to be…

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IN PRAISE OF OUR LOCAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS

The WELL BEING By DananWhiddon   The pandemic has changed the way we see so many things. Just a few of the things we’ve come to appreciate more every day are the hard work and dedication of our local health care providers as well as the dangers they face on a daily basis. Our local…

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Poison Control Calls spiking

By Stephanie McGilvray, MMSc, PA-C, Department Chair and Program Director for the Physician Assistant Studies Program at the University of South Alabama   National Safety Month reminds parents to take home safety seriously. National Safety Month takes on new importance this year while families are homebound indefinitely due to COVID-19. After weeks of stay at…

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14th annual cook-off announced

It is once again the time of year when the Butler County Farmers Federation Women’s Leadership Committee hosts its annual cook-off. This is the 14th annual heritage cook-off for Butler County. Dixie Black, BCFFWLC Chair is calling all cooks, male or female, 18 years of age or older to enter this contest. The main requirement…

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