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Man wanted in Lowndes murder investigation arrested

The man wanted for questioning in the in death of Mattaniah Dotson is now in custody. Samuel “Buck” ... Read more | Add your comment

Woman’s body found in Lowndes

Another dead body was found in Lowndes County last Wednesday, May 26. A utility worker found the body ... Read more | Add your comment

Town celebrates the life of a 104-year-old resident

This Saturday, more than 150 people gathered to celebrate the life of Fannie Mae Poole Taylor, a Fort ... Read more | Add your comment

Possibilities are endless for Hooper Academy graduates

On Thursday, May 21, commencement exercises were held on Davis Henry Field for Hooper Academy’s graduating class of ... Read more | Add your comment

Police Reports

Man wanted in Lowndes murder investigation arrested

The man wanted for questioning in the in death of Mattaniah Dotson is now in custody. Samuel “Buck” Terrell Williams was taken into custody by ... Read more | Add your comment

by Evan Justice.

Police Reports

Man wanted for questioning in murder investigation

The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office are asking for help in their search for a man wanted for questioning in homicide of Mattaniah Dotson. Dotson’s body ... Read more | Add your comment

by Evan Justice.

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

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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

DeepWoods

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

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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

News

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

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

Lowndesboro

Lowndes Academy lose to Edgewood Academy in state semifinals

The Lowndes Academy Rebels baseball team recently lost to Edgewood Academy in the state semifinals. After winning game three of its best-of-three matchup against Chambers ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Monday, May 17, 2021 3:28 pm

News

Local food bank delivers for Mother’s Day

Over a thousand boxes of food were prepared and ready, given away the day before Mother’s Day last week. Several volunteers, including Bishop Roger Bryant, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 14, 2021 5:01 pm

Montgomery

Raise Your Voice Rally to be held May 17

A “Raise Your Voice Rally” is being held on the state capital’s steps on May 17. The rally will begin at 2 p.m. and everyone ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, May 14, 2021 11:00 am

Central high School

Lowndes Middle School principal passes away

The Lowndes community and school system are grieving the loss of an amazing man this week. Lowndes Middle School principal and athletic director Toriano Baker ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, May 14, 2021 10:12 am

Caleb Whisnand

Missing baby’s body found in Lowndes County

Five-week-old Caleb Michael Whisnand Jr’s body was recovered in a rural area of Lowndes County Thursday morning. The cause of death has not been determined ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Thursday, May 13, 2021 3:45 pm

371 productions

Documentary searching for locals with epilepsy 

The production company, 371 Productions, plans to film a documentary in Lowndes County this Fall. They are currently seeking local citizens who have epilepsy or ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, May 7, 2021 10:15 pm

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Lowndes County students participate in youth leadership conference

Multiple Lowndes County students were among the elite group of ninth and tenth graders who attended the Alfa Youth Leadership Conference last week. The event, ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Friday, May 7, 2021 4:44 pm

EMA

Rudolph takes over as new EMA director

Lowndes County recently named Rodney Rudolph as the new Emergency Management Association director for the county. Rudolph is a Lowndes County native and graduated from ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, May 7, 2021 4:24 pm

Kent Smith

Project Lifesaver being implemented in Lowndes County

The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Department, thanks to the persistence of Captain Bonessa Davis and Sergeant Vernecia Thicklin, will be implementing a lifesaving device for people ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, May 7, 2021 4:13 pm

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

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

by Christy Johnson, Saturday, May 1, 2021 10:25 am

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

Casino

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 representatives to amend the state gaming and ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Friday, April 23, 2021 4:57 pm