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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 ... Read more | Add your comment

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 ... Read more | Add your comment

Lowndes Academy Cheer shows spirit

The Lowndes Academy junior varsity and varsity cheerleading squads brought home more than their pom-poms from the AISA ... Read more | Add your comment

Hooper cheerleaders tumble to victory

The Hooper Academy varsity & Junior varsity cheerleaders chanted their way to the top at last week’s cheer ... Read more | Add your comment

Community Events

STEP Summer Camp enjoyed by all

The Student Tutoring & Enrichment Program recently held their 2021 Summer Camp. Children were kept entertained and even got to get in some exercise during ... Read more | Add your comment

by Christy Johnson.

Elmore Bolling Initiative

Elmore Bolling Initiative recognizes 2021 scholarship recipient

The Elmore Bolling Initiative (TEBI) is pleased to award its annual scholarship to a Lowndes County student. The 2021 award recipient is Rheonna Rudolph, a ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.



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

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

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

Community Events

“Big John” Williams remembered during annual motorcycle ride

Multiple motorcycle clubs from across the state of Alabama came together to celebrate the life of  Lowndes County Sheriff “Big John” Williams during the second ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 12:35 pm

Tropical Storm Update

Tropical Storm Claudette Updated from NWS

Flash Flood Watch Flood Watch National Weather Service Birmingham AL Calhoun-Cleburne-Tuscaloosa-Jefferson-Shelby-St. Clair-Talladega- Clay-Randolph-Sumter-Greene-Hale-Perry-Bibb-Chilton-Coosa-Tallapoosa- Chambers-Marengo-Dallas-Autauga-Lowndes-Elmore-Montgomery-Macon- Bullock-Lee-Russell-Pike-Barbour- Including the cities of Roanoke, Lanett, Union Springs, Eufaula, Prattville, ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Saturday, June 19, 2021 8:51 am

Drivers license

Drivers License Offices will be closed Friday, June 18

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) has announced that all driver license offices across the state will be closed Friday June 18 in observance of ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:25 pm

Community Events

Alabama 4-H and Home Depot host gardening contest 

The Alabama 4-H foundation recently announced that Home Depot, in partnership with the Alabama 4-H foundation will sponsor a summer gardening project contest for 4-H ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, June 14, 2021 1:06 pm


Lowndes Academy graduates get ACA scholarships

The Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) has awarded 84 scholarships to graduates this year, two of which graduated from Lowndes Academy. Faith Lane and Meadows Rosser ... Read more

by Cory Cummings, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:38 pm


Hayneville restaurant takes the cake

  DeepWoods is a soul food restaurant located on 345 South Commerce Street in Hayneville. DeepWoods seems to be a favorite of locals as well ... Read more

by Cory Cummings, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:25 pm


Rural Lowndes receives high speed internet grants

With the support of the Lowndes County Economic Development Commission and the Lowndes County Commission, the Hayneville Telephone Company has been awarded 3 ADECA grants ... Read more

by Cory Cummings, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:20 pm

Fort Deposit

Local business frames the future

Heart of the Home framing does everything from banners to custom mirrors and does so using creativity and cutting edge technology. Created in 1977 in ... Read more

by Cory Cummings, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:14 pm


Antique mall coming to Fort Deposit

Heart of the Home Antiques is set to open in the next few months in Fort Deposit. It is located in the Wisteria Cottage building ... Read more

by Cory Cummings, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 8:33 pm

Body Dumped

Woman’s body found in Lowndes

Another dead body was found in Lowndes County last Wednesday, May 26. A utility worker found the body of a 43-year-old woman, Matthaniah Dotson, behind ... Read more

by Cory Cummings, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:57 pm

Community Events

4-H virtual fishing contest seeking best youth fishermen 

The Alabama 4-H foundations’ second annual virtual freshwater fishing contest will begin in just a few days. The statewide contest, which begins May 28 and ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, May 24, 2021 1:57 pm

Farmers Market

Fresh fruits and vegetables for seniors

The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) is a federally funded program administered by the Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries, Farmers Market Authority Section. ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Sunday, May 23, 2021 2:42 pm

Lowndes County Schools

Summer Food Program feeding children this summer

SFSP advertisement poster_flyer ( Updated 2021) Lowndes County Public Schools have started the Summer Food Service Program, which provides free meals to all children who ... Read more

by Cory Cummings, Wednesday, May 19, 2021 9:44 pm

Lowndes Middle School

Candlelight Vigil for Principal Baker

Lowndes County Middle School mourned the passing of their principal, Toriano Baker, on Tuesday night by holding a candlelight vigil in his honor. There was ... Read more

by Cory Cummings, Wednesday, May 19, 2021 9:20 pm