New guidance on CBD offered

This notice has been updated to reflect recent action by the U.S. Congress regarding cannabidiol (CBD) derived from industrial hemp. On Dec. 12, 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives gave final passage to the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018(i) which is expected to be signed into law. This bill contains a provision legalizing industrial hemp,…

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: DR. KING BORN

BY MOLLIE S. WATERS The Greenville Standard   Few people are as iconic or memorable as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. King emerged as the leader of the American Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 1960s. As a leader, King encouraged peaceful protests and demonstrations that were often met with violence. With his words,…

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ASHOF Honors Waggoner and Moore

ASHOF Honors Waggoner and Moore   Board of Directors of the State of Alabama Sports Hall of Fame is proud to announce that James Thomas “Jabo” Waggoner and Daniel A. Moore will be recognized as the 2019 Distinguished Sportsmen at the State of Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 51st Annual Induction Banquet and Ceremony on…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   This New Year’s Day will be 40 years ago when Alabama beat Penn State 14-7 in the goal line stand game. That play started Daniel Moore’s artistic career. I was a student manager that season. It was my first year with the team. I did not…

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RACHAEL THOMPSON BRUNSON

To everything there is a season, a time for every matter under heaven; a time to be born and a time to die; a time to weep and a time to laugh. Rachael Thompson was born October 20, 1970, to Claude and Shirley Thompson of Greenville, Alabama. She made her transition to her heavenly home…

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THOMAS EUGENE PLANT

Thomas (Tommy) Eugene Plant, 73, a resident of Greenville passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. A Celebration of Life Service was held at 11 a.m. Monday Dec. 31 from the Antioch West Baptist Church with Rev. Watson Wasden officiating. Burial followed in church cemetery with Masonic Honors. Survivors include: wife, Lillie B. Plant, Greenville; daughters,…

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CHAPPLE WINNON ADAMS

Mr. Chapple Winnon Adams, age 76, of Greenville passed away on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018 in Montgomery. Graveside services were held on Monday, Dec. 31 at 11 a.m. at Sunrise Memorial Park with Brother Ronnie Boulware officiating and Dunklin and Daniels Funeral Home directing. Mr. Adams is preceded in death by his parents, James H…

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FRED LAMAR GIDDONS

Lamar “Cotton” Giddens, age 85, a resident of Greenville, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, at Crowne Health Care. Funeral services were held on Saturday, Dec. 29 at 11 a.m. at Dunklin and Daniels Funeral Home with Brother Andy McKeown officiating and Dunklin and Daniels Funeral Home directing. Burial followed at Giddens Chapel Cemetery. A visitation was…

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DANIEL WAYNE TILL

Daniel Wayne Till, 85, a resident of Georgiana passed away Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. A Celebration of Life Graveside Service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018 from Mt. Pleasant Cemetery with Rev. Sandy Rodgers officiating and Johnson Funeral Home of Georgiana directing arrangements. Wayne was preceded in death by his wife,…

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SHERI BAZAIN

Sheri Bazain, 48, a resident of Brewton passed away Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. A Memorial service will be announced at a later date. Survivors include: Daughters, Reina Southwell and Marysa Bazain, both of Brewton; parents, Jerry and Shirl Martin, Brewton; sisters, Becky (Brandon) Vaughn, Austin, Texas and Regina (Alan) Baker, Milton, Fla.; brothers, Daniel (Jennifer)…

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