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Remains recovered from Holy Ground identified

The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call regarding human remains at Holy Ground Battlefield Park boat ... Read more | Add your comment

Fort Deposit teen arrested in shooting

On Sunday September 12, the Greenville Police Department received a call of shots fired around 1:30 p.m. in ... Read more | Add your comment

BREAKING NEWS*****Human remains found at Holy Ground Park

According to the Lowndes County Sheriff, Chris West, a fisherman reeled in a pair of pants that still ... Read more | Add your comment

Black Belt Interstate project added to Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved an amendment adding congressional authorization of the full Interstate-14 five-state corridor ... Read more | Add your comment

Ashley Bradley

Back on Track: H.I.M. Spotlight: Ashley Bradley

Born and raised in Fort Deposit, 26-year-old Ashley Bradley is the oldest of three siblings. Bradley and her siblings were raised by their mother and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Fall Festivals

Regional festivals on horizon

By Haley Mitchell Godwin The time for Fall Festivals is almost here. Organizers and chairpersons all over Alabama are scrambling to book pony rides and ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Athletes of the Week

Athletes of the Week

The Calhoun School Volleyball Team Senior Artasia Glover and Sophomore Xochitl Fonseca These players helped the Tigers with a big win over 4A Booker T. ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 4:37 pm

and Parks Pharmacy

Job Fair and Vaccine Clinic held in Hayneville

The Lowndes County Sheriff’s department, The Montgomery Wellness Coalition, and Parks Pharmacy hosted a Job Fair/Vaccine Clinic this past Saturday in Hayneville Square. With 69,000 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 4:33 pm

ALEA auction

ALEA to hold surplus fleet auction

Looking for quality used vehicles? The Alabama Law Enforcement  Agency’s (ALEA) surplus inventory will be displayed for auction beginning at 8 a.m.  Thursday, Sept. 23.  ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 17, 2021 2:52 pm


AMEA kicks off 2022 scholarship program

Alabama Municipal Electric Authority is now taking applications for 44 available scholarships available to graduating seniors. In order to qualify, you must be graduating from ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, September 17, 2021 1:22 pm

Female Deputy

Timmons graduates from academy

According to the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office, Deputy Miranda Timmons graduated from the Sheriff’s Academy on August 20, 2021, making her the first female deputy ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Thursday, September 16, 2021 7:58 pm


ALEA Shares the Passing of Off-Duty

Senior Trooper Jason Vice The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) is deeply saddened and sincerely regrets having to share the passing of one of its ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, September 13, 2021 10:55 am


Sheriff West completes FLETC Training

Sheriff Chris West of Lowndes County recently attended and completed FLETC training conducted on August 25-27 in Tama, IA. The Department of Homeland Security Leadership ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 3:15 pm


Fall Armyworms are Making Their March

If they have not already eaten your lawn, start scouting now, because this year they seem to be everywhere! The phones have been ringing off ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Wednesday, August 11, 2021 3:04 pm

Back to school rally

Back to School Rally serves community

Lowndes County Public Schools held a Back to School Rally last weekend. Lowndes Academy cheerleaders helped stuff backpacks with school supplies and were on hand ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Thursday, August 5, 2021 10:28 am

Angie Long

   Remembering Angie Long  

Longtime Greenville Advocate/Lowndes Signal reporter Angie Long, whose stories and photos graced the pages of the Advocate and Signal for more than two decades, died ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 7:27 pm


July 15 through July 19 arrests

7/15/21 Jackob Randall White- Theft of Property Fourth Antoinette Diane Sellers- Disorderly Conduct 7/19/21 Fredricous Dewayne Boone- Assault First Stanford Oneil Peterson- Domestic Violence third, ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, July 23, 2021 12:11 am

Bishop State Community College

Central High School alum selected to participate in NJCAA All-Star Weekend

Central High School alum and Bishop State Community College Women’s Basketball forward, Cordasia Harris, was recently selected as one of the top 40 NJCAA Student-Athletes ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Thursday, July 22, 2021 11:54 pm


AISA awards Lowndes Academy the Blue Ribbon

The Alabama Independent School Association recently announced the recipients of the 2020-2021 AISA Blue Ribbon School Award. Lowndes Academy was one of the 29 Alabama ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Thursday, July 22, 2021 11:41 pm

Phi Kappa Phi

Phi Kappa Phi inducts Ellis

Wilson Ellis from Letohatchee, Ala. has been inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Ellis is a student at the University of Alabama ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Thursday, July 8, 2021 3:09 pm


Resurfacing on I-65 to begin Monday

A project to resurface I-65 in Butler County from the County Road 41 overpass to one mile south of the Lowndes County line will begin ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Thursday, July 8, 2021 11:04 am

Bancourp South

Two men sentenced for robbing banks

The acting U.S. Attorney Sandra J. Stewart announced on Tuesday the sentencing of two men for their participation in robbing two Lowndes County banks. Hunter ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Tuesday, July 6, 2021 12:00 pm

Mayor Ozier

ACBM holds multi county mayor workshop

The Alabama Conference of Black Mayors (ACBM)held a local workshop on June 24 at the Gordonville Town Hall. Mayor of Gordonville, Orbuty Ozier, sponsored the ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, July 2, 2021 2:45 pm

Lowndes Academy

Lowndes Academy Cheer shows spirit

The Lowndes Academy junior varsity and varsity cheerleading squads brought home more than their pom-poms from the AISA cheer camp this past week. “The girls ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, July 2, 2021 1:31 pm

Hooper Academy

Hooper cheerleaders tumble to victory

The Hooper Academy varsity & Junior varsity cheerleaders chanted their way to the top at last week’s cheer camp held at Troy University. Both the ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, July 2, 2021 1:19 pm

Courtney Meadows

HIM Graduation: “A New Beginning”

Submitted: Hope Inspired Ministries On June 24, three Hope Inspired Ministries students were able to experience their graduation ceremony. It was a powerful evening full of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 2, 2021 1:13 pm



DEPOSIT — With the more lethal Delta variant of Covid-19 threatening another surge of the deadly virus in Alabama, now is the time to get ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 2, 2021 12:56 pm

Central Elementary School

CES fifth grade students donate to P.T.A.  

Submitted by Laura Hunter The following Central Elementary School fifth grade students and their families donated $124.70 to the P.T.A. to be used during the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 2, 2021 12:50 pm

Weather outlook

Fourth of July weather outlook

Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. High near 83. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, July 2, 2021 12:24 pm

Fort Deposit

UPDATE: Shots fired during funeral kills one

UPDATE: LITTLE HAS BEEN APPREHENDED Shots were fired during a funeral over the weekend leaving one man dead and three others injured. Sergeant Randle Johnson ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Tuesday, June 29, 2021 7:08 pm

Dance Camp

Registration for D&D ministry through dance camp open

D&D Mime ministry have been ministering through dance as well as teaching dance for over 10 years. “This year we are super excited to have our dance ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, June 25, 2021 9:51 am