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Honoring Our Military Veterans: John Ackerman, Part 2

BY ANNIE CRENSHAW   John Ackerman has traveled quite a distance in his 94 years – from New York to Michigan, and from there to Virginia. He spent a few years in North Carolina, and finally settled in Greenville, Alabama. And then there were the 31,000+ miles he traveled back and forth across the northern…

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JUNE S. NOLAN

June S. Nolan, 83, of Fort Deposit, Ala., died Sunday Feb. 21, 2021. Graveside services were held Friday, Feb. 26, at 11 a.m., at Myrtlewood Cemetery in Fort Deposit, Ala., with Pastor Bruce Coker officiating and Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directing. The family received friends Friday, Feb. 26, at Bethel Baptist Church in Fort…

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Blooms along The Camellia Trail

Part of the Driving Tour of Greenville is The Camellia Trail. It travels by eight historic districts in Greenville, all of which are on the National Register of Historic Places. The camellia bloom in this picture is located in front of City Hall in Confederate Park. Both places are the first locations mentioned in The…

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FOOTBALL WRAP-UP 2 victorious, 2 fall

BY RAY VAN COR The Greenville Standard   Another crisp evening under the Friday night lights brought a well needed win for the Georgiana Panthers. A rather hard fought contest resulted in a 16-12 victory over the Tigers of Red Level, bringing the Panthers to 3 – 2 on the season thus far. However, this…

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JOHN OLIVER TILL

John Oliver Till, 73, a resident of Braggs, died at his home on Monday, July 22, 2019. The funeral service was held Thursday, July 25, at 2 p.m. at Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial followed at the Braggs Cemetery. Visitation was held from 6 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24 at…

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FDA loses to Monroe

BY SCOTTIE BROWN The Greenville Standard   The Fort Dale Eagles lost Friday night 34-14 in a home conference game against the undefeated Monroe Academy Volunteers. The Eagles fell to 2-7 for the season and 0-5 in the region. The Volunteers improved 10-0 for the season and 5-0 for the region. The Eagles defense played…

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Mt. Moriah celebrates 190 years

By Mary Alice Beatty Carmichael                                                             “The Little Church That Would Not Die,” Mount Moriah Fellowship Baptist Church that straddles the line of Butler and Wilcox County,…

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Wish to Santa gives faith to all

BY Scottie Brown The Greenville Standard   A little girl’s simple request to Santa Christmas three years ago has led to an ever-growing blanket ministry for the homeless. After going on a school field trip, The Faith Project was born from Faith Baker’s request to Santa to provide blankets to the homeless. “We want to…

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