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Johnson new regional editor

Christy Johnson, 39, has been named managing editor of the Greenville Advocate, the Luverne Journal and Lowndes Signal, ... Read more | Add your comment

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, ... Read more | Add your comment

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 ... Read more | Add your comment

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 ... Read more | Add your comment

Extension Office

Gardening: Picking the best strawberries

by Mary Leigh Oliver Perfect Pick Whether picking straight from the field or from the store, picking juicy, sweet strawberries is sure to make almost ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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 | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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

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

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

Sports

Lowndes Academy loses close one to Southern

The Lowndes Academy’s girls lost to Southern Academy for the AISA AA girls state championship earlier today. Although they started with an impressive 16-6 lead ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Thursday, February 18, 2021 9:44 pm

Sports

Calhoun claims area title

Highland Home School and Calhoun School battled it out in a sea of blue and white to see who would continue on the road to ... Read more

by Christy Johnson, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 2:39 pm

Sports

Lowndes Academy heads to state

Lowndes Academy’s girls will play Southern Academy for the AISA AA girls state championship today at 3 p.m. The girls defeated South Choctaw Academy last ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 2:39 pm

News

White Hall uses COVID funding for needed supplies

The Town of White Hall was awarded $60,451.87 in funding by Governor Kay Ivey and the State of Alabama for payment assistance of costs incurred ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 2:37 pm

News

EMA director: County came out smelling like roses

Lowndes County residents reported snow flurries across the county Monday night into Tuesday morning as a winter weather system made its way across the area. ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 2:36 pm

News

MEETING WITH THE VP

Mosses mayor joins other mayors in virtual conference   Mosses Mayor Harold Bell Sr. had an opportunity last week to meet with Vice President Kamala ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 2:35 pm

News

Lowndes County Schools to be virtual indefinitely

Lowndes County Schools has made the decision to extend virtual instruction beyond March 1. According to Superintendent Jason Burroughs, the board of education decided to ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 2:33 pm

News

Lowndes County Sheriff’s office investigating fatal shooting in Lowndesboro

  On Sunday, February 7, 2021, Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office staff responded to a 911 call of a person being shot at the Lowndesboro BP ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Tuesday, February 9, 2021 10:23 am

Features

Virtual forum on racism-related stress is Feb. 12

A discussion about why discrimination can negatively affect the health of Black Americans, hosted by the University of Alabama at Birmingham, will be held at noon ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 5, 2021 4:05 pm

News

Central High School cancels all basketball games — girls and boys — for rest of season

    Central High School has announced that it has canceled all basketball games and activities for both the girls and boys team for the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 5, 2021 12:50 pm

News

Lowndes County foot soliders’ names sought for special event

A special memorial motorcade event meant to honor the foot soldiers who participated in the Selma to Montgomery march during Bloody Sunday is set to ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 5:22 pm

News

County not selected again for ATRIP II funds

Lowndes County was once again not selected for ATRIP II funds, engineer David Butts said. He explained that there is $30 million placed in a ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 5:21 pm