Area Breaking News

Remains of two found in burnt car

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   The Butler County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) found a burned 4-door Mercedes with remains of two people on Wednesday, June 2, in southwest Butler County. According to Butler County Sheriff Danny Bond, his office received a phone call in reference to a possibly stolen vehicle which had been burnt…

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Fresh off the street

Thursday morning, May 24, the Butler County Sheriff’s Office made a traffic stop and wound up with a payload of assorted drugs and currency. Sheriff Danny Bond said, “This is what happens when agencies work together and now our streets will not see these drugs.” Among the drugs confiscated were marijuana in varying package sizes,…

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ALDOR Offers Updated Guidance on Income Tax Filing Extension

Due date for filing and payment of 2020 individual income taxes extended to May 17 MONTGOMERY, April 15, 2021 – Today, Governor Kay Ivey signed SB352, which automatically extends due dates for income tax and Financial Institution Excise Tax payments originally due between April 15 and June 30 if the corresponding federal payment has been…

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COVID-19 temporarily closes McKenzie School

PRESS RELEASE   Butler County School System’s McKenzie School Closed to Students until February 15, 2021   McKenzie School’s buildings will be closed to students February 8 through February 12, 2021 due to an increased level of COVID-19 exposures within the school.  During this time students will continue the learning process from their homes.  Staff…

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COVID-19 closes GMS until Feb. 15

PRESS RELEASE Butler County School System’s Greenville Middle School Closed to Students  Until February 15, 2021   Greenville Middle School’s buildings will be closed to students beginning February 1 through February 12, 2021 due to an increased level of COVID-19 exposures within the school.  During this time students will continue the learning process from their…

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COVID Vaccine Drive Thru Clinic Tuesday, Feb. 2

Regional Medical Center of Central Alabama will hold a COVID Vaccine Drive Thru Clinic Tuesday, Feb. 2 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Butler County Fairgrounds. This vaccine clinic is for individuals 75 years and older ONLY. Key points you need to know: Bring your own pen for writing and signatures. Wear a…

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Weather Alert Special Weather Statement issued January 15 at 10:44AM CST by NWS Mobile

ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON FOR SOUTHEAST MISSISSIPPI, SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH-CENTRAL ALABAMA, AND THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE… Drier air will filter into the region today, with very low relative humidity values generally in the 20 percent range expected. In addition, sustained westerly winds will be between 15-20 mph with wind gusts reaching…

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COVID-19 closes Revenue Commissioner’s Office

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   Revenue Commissioner Debra Crews has indicated her office will be closed from Jan. 5-14. Two employees were exposed to the virus and Crews stated she will follow COVID-19 protocol and close the office for 10 days. The office email will be monitored and payments can still be online…

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JAMES GANG CARNIVAL COMING SEPT. 30

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   After earlier cancelling the Butler County Fair due to coronavirus, the Greenville Kiwanis Club announced last Friday that James Gang Amusements will provide a Midway carnival at the fairground starting Wednesday, September 30. The carnival will be open every evening at 6 p.m. through Saturday, October 3. As…

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