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Lowndes County Unemployment at an all time high

The Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington recently announced that the preliminary, seasonally adjusted unemployment for the ... Read more | Add your comment

Happy “Law Day” Alabama

Governor Kay Ivey recently proclaimed today, May 1, Law Day in Alabama. On Thursday, Gov. Ivey presented the ... Read more | Add your comment

Lowndes County asking “why are we being excluded”

Concerned citizens and Lowndes County officials gathered in front of the Hayneville courthouse Tuesday to plead with state ... Read more | Add your comment

Second round of pandemic EBT benefits coming to eligible alabama children

The Alabama Department of Human Resources has received federal approval to distribute a second round of Pandemic EBT ... Read more | Add your comment

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Lowndes County Unemployment at an all time high

The Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington recently announced that the preliminary, seasonally adjusted unemployment for the month of March dropped to 3.8 percent. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Evan Justice.

Bob Methvin

Happy “Law Day” Alabama

Governor Kay Ivey recently proclaimed today, May 1, Law Day in Alabama. On Thursday, Gov. Ivey presented the official proclamation that May 1, will now ... Read more | Add your comment

by Christy Johnson.

Lowndesboro

Lowndes Academy student recieves Space Camp scholarship

Lowndes Academy’s Will Brasell was recently selected to attend Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville. The scholarship, which allowed Brasell ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:40 pm

Hayneville

Hayneville Baptist Church hosts Wild Game Supper

The Hayneville Baptist Church recently held its Wild Game Supper. The event, which was held Sunday, April 25, was the first event the church has ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:38 pm

Hayneville

Disabled American Vets chapter opens in Hayneville

The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 100 office is officially open. The DAV chapter is located 205 East Tuskeena Street in Hayneville, AL. Made up of ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:09 pm

Dannon Project

The Dannon Project helping non-violent offenders

The Dannon Project has partnered with the Center for Rural Enterprise and Environmental Justice (CREEJ) to help non-violent offenders re-entry services in Lowndes County. The ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, April 23, 2021 5:04 pm

News

James Lamar White, Jr.

James Lamar White, Jr., 28, passed away on April 5, 2021. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 17 at Southview Worship Center. A burial was ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, April 23, 2021 4:51 pm

Farmer of the Year

Fort Deposit Farmer Named Farmer of the Year

A Fort Deposit farmer, Thomas Ellis, has been named a Farmer of the Year for 2020 in the 2020 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmers of ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, April 23, 2021 4:20 pm

Alabama Farmers

Alfa and Alabama Farmers Foundation award scholarships

Davis Bull, Faith Lane, Meadows Rosser, Jake Hooper received Alfa Foundation Scholarships Thursday evening at an awards dinner. Alfa Insurance in combination with the Alabama ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, April 23, 2021 4:08 pm

Homeless

Governor Ivey awards $22 million to assist homeless

Alabamians who have become homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless during the COVID-19 pandemic may soon receive help. Governor Ivey awarded $22 million ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 3:05 pm

Christy Johnson

Johnson new regional editor

Christy Johnson, 39, has been named managing editor of the Greenville Advocate, the Luverne Journal and Lowndes Signal, all of which are owned by Boone ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 9, 2021 9:59 am

Fort Deposit

Lowndes County residents receive Covid vaccination at the Fort Deposit mobile clinic

After an announcement by Governor Ivey on March 18, the Alabama National Guard began preparation work for the twenty-four mobile vaccination clinics that would appear ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, April 5, 2021 11:12 am

News

Superintendent Burroughs reacts to Education Trust Fund

The Alabama Senate recently passed a historic $7.67 billion education trust fund budget for the 2022 fiscal year, the largest education budget in state history. ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, April 5, 2021 10:53 am

Easter Egg Hunt

First annual Easter egg hunt at White Hall

The Easter bunnies visited White Hall Volunteer Fire Department Saturday morning. Kids of all ages enjoyed an egg hunt, prizes and refreshments. Special thank you ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Saturday, April 3, 2021 11:56 pm

AlabamaWorks

AlabamaWorks breaking down job barriers

According to a new survey commissioned by AlabamaWorks, the three top barriers for Alabamians seeking to enter the workforce are transportation, childcare, and concerns over ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Saturday, April 3, 2021 11:05 pm

State of Emergency

State of emergency issued by Governor Ivey

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has issued a state of emergency for 46 counties ahead of the anticipated severe weather. The state of emergency went into ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Thursday, March 25, 2021 5:00 pm

News

Representative Terri Sewell not running for Alabama Senate

Congresswoman Terri Sewell announced this morning that she would not be running for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Senator Richard Shelby in 2022. ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Wednesday, March 24, 2021 1:39 pm

Featured

Students win at EXERT

Three Lowndes County students recently placed first in the fourth annual EXERT youth competition. EXERT stands for Extension, Education and Research Track. Due to COVID-19, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, March 19, 2021 1:53 pm

Featured

Fort Deposit to hold egg hunt

The town of Fort Deposit is working to gather donations for its first Community Easter Egg Hunt. The event will be held at Fort Deposit ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Friday, March 19, 2021 1:53 pm

News

TEBI partners with LCPS for Book Buddy program

The Elmore Bolling Initiative Inc. (TEBI) is proudly working with the Lowndes County Public Schools to bring a new program to three elementary schools. Known ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, March 19, 2021 1:53 pm

News

In-person instruction offered in April

Lowndes County Schools has made the decision to offer in-person instruction for the fourth nine weeks. According to Superintendent Jason Burrows, the decision to allow ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Friday, March 19, 2021 1:52 pm

News

Mayors commission ask Legislature to include local casinos in gaming bill

Five Lowndes County mayors and the Lowndes County Commission this week asked the state Legislature to include Lowndes County in the state’s gambling bill. Gordonville ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 4:04 pm

News

OCAP office in need of repair

Lowndes County’s OCAP is housed in the old county health department, and the roof is in need of repair. Catha Patterson of OCAP requested that ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 3:57 pm

News

Youthful offender status denied for Johnson

The man charged with capital murder in the slaying of Sheriff “Big John” Williams was denied youthful-offender status this week. A hearing was held on ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 3:50 pm

News

Fort Deposit to require masks into June

Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday issued her 23rd supplemental emergency proclamation extending the Safer at Home Order that includes a statewide mask requirement. Ivey announced ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 3:30 pm

News

Event honors foot soldiers on Sunday

Hundreds of cars, RVs, and other vehicles joined Sunday’s Memorial Tribute Motorcade that ended at the Lowndes County Interpretive Center in White Hall and honored ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 3:24 pm

Basketball

Calhoun Tigers play their way to Birmingham

Defending Class 2A State Champion Calhoun secures their place at state with a 66-47 win over Thorsby Friday afternoon at Garrett Coliseum in front of ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Saturday, February 27, 2021 2:31 pm