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WITS yard sale Oct. 1

Whatever It Takes Sisters (WITS) will be having a yard sale of various items on Oct. 1 from 6:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. at 523 Greenville Bypass. There will be household items, picture frames, home décor, decorative pictures, furniture, shoes, toys, purses, clothes, and many one of a kind treasures. WITS is a non-profit organization…

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W.O. Parmer receives Community Mini Grant

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   Alabama State Senator Malika Sanders-Fortier, who represents District 23, made a presentation of Community Mini Grant in the sum of $7,381.57 to the Butler County School System (BCSS) for W.O. Parmer Elementary School (WOP) on Monday, Sept. 26. The check presentation was made at Greenville High School in…

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Pine Flat Methodist Church Homecoming Oct. 2

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   On Oct. 2, Pine Flat Methodist Church and Pine Flat Cemetery Association will have their Homecoming and Memorial Day. Descendants of the original founders and their friends will come together to celebrate the long history of the Pine Flat Methodist Church and its cemetery as they worship and…

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Mount arrested for multiple charges

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   The hunt for a man, who eluded law enforcement from Sept. 18-20 after stealing a vehicle, has ended without harmful incident. According to Butler County Sheriff Danny Bond, Donald Glenn Mount, age 35, was taken into custody Tuesday morning, Sept. 20, and placed into the Butler County Correction…

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Important dates for absentee voting

The absentee voting period for the Nov. 8 General Election began on Sept. 14, 2022. Absentee ballot applications can be downloaded online or requested by visiting or calling the local Absentee Election Manager’s office. For Butler County, call 334-382-2651 or visit the Butler County Courthouse at 700 Court Square, Greenville. Voters may also contact the…

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LBW adds cross country and golf

LBW Community College announces the addition of men’s and women’s golf as well as men’s and women’s cross country to its intercollegiate athletic program. “I am excited to announce that LBW will be adding two new athletic programs to our already successful athletic program,” said LBW President, Dr. Brock Kelley. “It is, and always will…

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This day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard     This week, I will cover Friday, Sept. 30, 1977, which was 45 years ago this Friday. Fort Dale Academy beat Crenshaw Christian Academy (CCA) 12-7. It was Fort Dale’s first win over Crenshaw Christian. CCA won the first games of the series. For a period…

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County football wrap-up

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   It was another rough week for two of the four Butler County high school footballs teams this past weekend. The 1A Georgiana Panthers were once again the lone team to win, beating the JF Shields Bulldogs handily 40-6. Georgiana is now 6-0 on the season and 4-0 region…

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Clash of the Panthers

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   The Georgiana Panthers are 6-0, putting yet another check in the win column for the season. Georgiana traveled to Beatrice for another cat fight against the J.F. Shields High school Panthers. The crimson and white Panthers of J.F. Shields were winless, suffering shutouts in each of their…

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Area football scores

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   AHSAA 1A Red Level Tigers lost to Bullock County 7-0. Now 3-3, the Tigers are pitted against 1A 5-0 Tigers of Elba. 1A Pleasant Home Eagles are 2-3 now, losing to the Zion Chapel Rebels 28-19. The Eagles travel to Kinston to square off with the Bulldogs…

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