Area Breaking News

Rentfro resigns as CEO at L.V. Stabler

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   Donald Renftro officially announced his plans to resign his position as CEO at L.V. Stabler Memorial Hospital to Dexter McLendon, Chairman of The Health Care Authority of The City of Greenville on Monday, Nov. 19 after their regularly scheduled call with UAB Hospital at 8 a.m. Rentfro stated…

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Hazardous spill in Tanyard Branch leaves fish dead

BY BRUCE BRANUM   The Greenville Standard   On Monday, Oct. 29 the smell of dead fish permeated the Cunningham Street bridge after a recent hazardous spill upstream left its death toll on several aquatic species in Tanyard Branch. Residents along the branch noticed a strong odor and reported the smell to E911 on Oct.…

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Arrests made for double homicide

      BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard Attorney General Steve Marshall released a statement last week indicating that three men and one woman had been arrested for the murder of two Evergeen men near the Garland community on Dilly Hill Road. The release stated, “The following defendants are charged with crimes related to…

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Edge to re-open Oct. 5

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard                                                                                             After quietly closing in…

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Charges against Scott dropped

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   Ollie Scott, the Butler County Coroner Elect who had recently been arrested for an altercation with a neighbor which involved a handgun, received notice the charge has been official dropped. On Sept. 14 the claimant officially dropped the charges and was duly signed by District Attorney Charlotte Tesmer.…

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Trump nominates Moorer to bench

Special to The Standard   President Donald Trump has nominated U.S. Magistrate Judge Terry F. Moorer to serve a lifetime appointment as a federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama in Mobile according to a Thursday, Sept. 7 announcement from the White House. Moorer was born in Greenville in…

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Scott arrested

BY BRUCE BRANUM                                                                    The Greenville Standard   Butler County Coroner-elect Ollie Scott was recently arrested after an altercation involving a handgun when…

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Carjacking at Greenville Chevron

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard On Aug. 8, just before 3:30 a.m., a family of three was travelling on I-65 and stopped at the Greenville Chevron on Fort Dale Road. A father and son entered the store while the mother remained in the front passenger seat of their vehicle. According to Greenville Police Chief…

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Dollar General robbed at gunpoint

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   Two men have been arrested in association with last Thursday evening’s robbery at the Dollar General located at the intersection of Pineapple Highway West and Kolb City Road. According to Butler County Sheriff Kenny Harden, his department received a call at approximately 9:50 p.m. in reference to a…

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Mount murdered in Oakey Streak

                                                    BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard Joshua J. Mount was murdered this past Friday Aug. 3 in Covington County near Hazlets Bridge which is located on Oakey Streak Road…

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