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Hank Williams Festival Approaching

By Gerald Hodges                                                              If the good Lord’s willing and the creeks don’t rise, thousands of faithful fans will be gathered at Georgiana, June 1-2 for…

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Drug busts net two suspects

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard                        Two men were arrested in Greenville this past week on drug charges. One for possession of marijuana and another for trafficking spice. According to Greenville Police Chief Justin Lovvorn, on Wednesday, May 5 at around 10 p.m., Chris…

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AROUSING SUCCESS

BY MOLLIE S. WATERS                                                             The Greenville Standard   Each year, area residents eagerly await the Greenville Area Arts Council’s annual production of “Puttin’ on the Ritz”…

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Band students achieve honors

Several students from Greenville Middle School and Greenville High School’s band program were recently selected for the All-District Honor Band Program and All-State Honor Band. Five students received the distinction of being named to the All-State Honor Band. All-District band members are pictured above top (l-r): front row, JaNaya Shepherd, Abrianna Burt, Reagan McLain and…

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GHS Tigers end regular season

BY CLAY BRANUM The Greenville Standard This past week was the end of the regular basketball season for the Greenville High School Tigers teams. At the start of the week the varsity girls and boys faced off against the Monroe County Tigers. The girls won 67-39 while the boys lost 70-60. Shining for the Greenville…

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Battle visits Greenville

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard On Wednesday, Jan. 10, Alabama gubernatorial candidate Tommy Battle visited Bates House of Turkey to speak with local area residents about his candidacy. He is originally from Birmingham and then moved to Huntsville some 30 years ago and is the current mayor of Huntsville. He is touring the state…

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Local educator to host book signing for new release on Dec. 30

The Greenville-Butler County Public Library will host Rheta McClain on Saturday, Dec. 30 for a book signing and reception celebrating the release of her first children’s book, “I Am Small. “ The event is from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. and will be held in the library’s Community Room. Refreshments will be served. McClain, a…

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Vols take down Eagles

BY CLAY BRANUM The Greenville Standard   The Fort Dale Academy Eagles traveled to the Monroe Academy Volunteers this past Friday. Despite having a great night with their offense FDA fell to Monroe 54-33. The Eagles and the Volunteers constantly went back and forth scoring throughout the game. It wasn’t until Monroe forced a fumble…

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