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Citing high risk for COVID, schools remain virtual

Lowndes County Schools will remain virtual for the second nine weeks of the semester. Superintendent Jason Burroughs made ... Read more | Add your comment

Sorority sisters celebrate the election of Davison-Boone

Jacqulyn Davison-Boone made history recentlywhen she was elected mayor of the Town of Fort Deposit. Davison-Boone will be ... Read more | Add your comment

Rebels defeat Lakeside, 30-20 at home

BY ANDREW EDWARDS The Lowndes Academy Rebels gritted out a win against Lakeside School this past Friday night ... Read more | Add your comment

Local schools see slight decline in enrollment

BY ANDREW EDWARDS Lowndes County Schools saw a slight decline in student enrollment this year. Each year, school ... Read more | Add your comment

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Students to get free lunch for entire school year

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced last week that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending flexibilities to allow free meals to continue to be ... Read more | Add your comment

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Citing high risk for COVID, schools remain virtual

Lowndes County Schools will remain virtual for the second nine weeks of the semester. Superintendent Jason Burroughs made the tough decision because of Lowndes County’s ... Read more | Add your comment

by Amya Mitchell.

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Register for 4-H Friday online event set for Oct. 23

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Calling all Alabama 4-H members! Alabama 4-H is partnering with the Auburn University College of Agriculture for 4-H Friday on Ag ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:36 pm

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Commissioner recognized for 36 years of service

Lowndes County Commissioner W. Dickson Farrior has been presented with the Tenure in Office Award by the Association of County Commissions of Alabama (ACCA) for ... Read more

by Amya Mitchell, Friday, October 9, 2020 12:34 pm

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OCAP offering assistance for those affected by COVID-19

The local Organized Community Action Program (OCAP) has received a Community Service Block Grant funding for the local community. The funds will be available for ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Friday, October 9, 2020 12:32 pm

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Davison commits to Alabama

Calhoun High’s JD Davison committed to the Alabama Crimson Tide as part of the 2021 recruiting class. Davison, who was named Mr. Basketball and it ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Friday, October 9, 2020 12:32 pm

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Severe weather forces LA to reschedule homecoming 2020

Potential severe weather from Hurricane Delta has forced Lowndes Academy to reschedule its homecoming. The school was set to hold homecoming this week, but officials ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Friday, October 9, 2020 12:27 pm

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Nursing homes, hospitals can have limited visitors

Face coverings will still be required through Nov. 8, Gov. Kay Ivey announced Wednesday morning. The governor held a press conference Wednesday morning in Montgomery. ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Friday, October 2, 2020 2:50 pm

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Commission votes on employee raise and considers healthcare project

The Lowndes County Commission voted on a 5% raise for county employees at the meeting Monday night. The commission also voted in favor of an ... Read more

by Amya Mitchell, Friday, October 2, 2020 2:45 pm

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Lowndes County connection day deemed successful

By Andrew Edwards Lowndes County Businesses and local officials gathered around the Hayneville Courthouse this past Saturday to celebrate the life of former county sheriff ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 2, 2020 2:42 pm

Hayneville

Central Defeats Luverne

The Central Hayneville Lions defeated theLuverne Tigers in an 8-point lead game Fridaynight.Luverne received the kickoff and the ball was carried by Desmond Mahone to ... Read more

by Amya Mitchell, Friday, October 2, 2020 2:37 pm

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State lawsuit against casinos reinstated

By Andrew Edwards Casinos in Lowndes and Macon counties could be at risk of closing once again. Attorney General Steve Marshall announced last Friday that ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, October 2, 2020 2:32 pm

Opinion

It’s obvious Lowndes County people are investing in each other

When I became a reporter for The Signal, the first thing I witnessed were people who care about the residents and the county’s future. A ... Read more

by Amya Mitchell, Friday, September 25, 2020 4:41 pm

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CDC changes COVID-19 testing recommendations, again

The Centers for Disease Control changed testing guidance for those who have come in contact with those with coronavirus, but who do not have symptoms. ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Friday, September 25, 2020 4:39 pm

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Lowndes County weathers Sally

According to reports from local officials and residents, Lowndes County escaped major damage from Hurricane Sally. Lowndes County Emergency Management Agency Director David Butts says ... Read more

by Amya Mitchell, Friday, September 25, 2020 4:38 pm

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On a mission

The Young Men on a Mission Program partnered with the Calhoun School and the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office for the The Calhoun School Virtual Gift ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 25, 2020 4:36 pm

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Parole board denies parole for convicted murderer

The Alabama Parole Board denied parole for a Lowndes County man charged with murder. Cedric Harris has so far served 17 years, one month of ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Friday, September 25, 2020 4:33 pm

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HUGE COMMUNITY EVENT SLATED FOR THIS SATURDAY

Community Connection Day will be held on Saturday in Lowndes County. The event will be held from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m., in front of ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Friday, September 25, 2020 4:32 pm

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Lowndes wins Week 1 of Census Bowl

Lowndes County defeated Conecuh County in the 2020 Census Bowl and will now face Macon County in Week 2.  The online “Census Bowl” gives participating ... Read more

by Amya Mitchell, Friday, September 11, 2020 2:53 pm

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Lowndes teams suffer losses Friday

Neither of the teams in Lowndes County got the W Friday night on the road. Central-Hayneville traveled to Headland where the Rams defeated the Lions ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:26 am

Hayneville

Hayneville veterinarian receives ALVMA special award

A Hayneville veterinarian was recently honored by the state veterinary medical association. Dr. Harold “Hal” Pate, doctor of veterinary medicine, was awarded the Alabama Veterinary ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:25 am

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Edwards joins Signal as reporter

Andrew Edwards has joined The Lowndes Signal as a general assignment reporter. Edwards, who is from Prattville, earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from Auburn ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:24 am

Fort Deposit

Fort Deposit gets first female mayor

G lass ceilings have been shattered in Fort Deposit as the town’s citizens elected its first female mayor late last month. Jacqulyn Davison-Boone was elected ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:13 am

Fort Deposit

Harvest Tyme expanding

Fort Deposit’s Harvest Tyme Food Ministries is extending its outreach program to fit the needs of students and veterans. Dr. Debbie and Bishop Roger Bryant ... Read more

by Amya Mitchell, Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:12 am

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Appeals court upholds conviction

The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed this week the conviction of a man convicted of six counts of capital murder during a robbery in ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:12 am

Letohatchee

Getting Their Rings

After nearly six months of waiting, the Calhoun Tigers boys basketball team was presented with its state championship rings Aug. 24. The Tigers defeated Barbour ... Read more

by Amya Mitchell, Thursday, September 3, 2020 4:20 pm

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Majors named regional editor of The Signal

Kendra Majors has been named regional editor of The Greenville Advocate, The Luverne Journal, The Lowndes Signal, The Demopolis Times, The Selma Times-Journal and associated ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, September 3, 2020 4:18 pm