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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 ... Read more | Add your comment

Calhoun claims area title

Highland Home School and Calhoun School battled it out in a sea of blue and white to see ... Read more | Add your comment

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. ... Read more | Add your comment

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 ... Read more | Add your comment

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 | Add your comment

by Evan Justice.

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 | Add your comment

by Christy Johnson.

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

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

Scholarship established in honor of Big John

The Lowndes County Partnership for Children formally established a scholarship in honor of the county’s late sheriff John “Big John” Williams. “This is a special ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 5:20 pm

News

Fort Deposit sends letter to commission in opposition of proposed night club

After weeks of back and forth about a proposed night club in Fort Deposit, residents who live near the community brought a letter from the ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 5:19 pm

News

Funding available for emergency food, shelter programs

Lowndes County Emergency Food and Shelter Program has been chosen to receive $8,461 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The local ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Tuesday, February 2, 2021 11:52 am

News

Sheriff West issues apology to Hayneville police chief

It’s been said that true public safety requires a collaboration between law enforcement and the community, but it also requires collaboration among law enforcement. Nearly ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, February 1, 2021 1:25 pm

News

Alabama COVID-19 vaccine eligibility expanded to include ages 65-74, more front-line workers

Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) announced Friday, Jan. 29, that starting Feb. 8, ADPH will extend eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinations to include ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, February 1, 2021 11:49 am

News

Students and parents should take FAFSA verification seriously

The federal government requires many students who submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to verify information reported on the FAFSA, according to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, February 1, 2021 9:57 am

News

Sheriff West selected for Small and Rural Law Enforcement Executive Association board

Lowndes County Sheriff Christopher West has been selected to serve as a member of the Board of Governors for the southeast region of the Small ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Sunday, January 31, 2021 7:17 pm

News

Do you have unclaimed property in Alabama? Check and see

Nearly 33 million people in the United States – 1 in every 10 – have unclaimed property. February 1 is National Unclaimed Property Day and ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Friday, January 29, 2021 3:54 pm

News

Bridge replacement project nearly complete over Big Swamp Creek on U.S. Hwy. 80

The bridge replacement project over Big Swamp Creek on U.S. Hwy. 80 between White Hall and Lowndesboro should be completed in the spring. Alabama Department ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 4:31 pm

News

Sheriff foils potential child sex trafficking

Lowndes County Sheriff Christopher West rescued a 10-year-old Georgia girl from what is believed to be a sex trafficking ring. Pat Downing of the Lowndes ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 4:30 pm

Mosses

Mosses police chief spends week in UAB for COVID-19, is on mend

Mosses Police Chief and Calhoun High School ACCESS facilitator DeMarcus Weems has been encouraging residents to wear their masks since the onset of COVID last ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 4:29 pm

News

Coroner: Death rate up in Lowndes County

Lowndes County Coroner Terrell Means said he is seeing an increase in the death rate in the last three months. “The death rate is turning ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 4:28 pm

News

Johnson indicted for capital murder

William Chase Johnson was indicted last week on capital murder charges for allegedly killing Lowndes County Sheriff Big John Williams. A Lowndes County grand jury ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Thursday, January 21, 2021 12:44 pm

News

Lowndes County, ALEA investigate murder in White Hall

The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office and the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency are currently investigating an alleged murder that took place Monday evening around 9. Lowndes ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Thursday, January 21, 2021 12:43 pm

News

Virtual workshops available for small businesses next month

The Lowndes County Extension office is holding a four-part small business workshop session next month. The work session includes four parts on four different days. ... Read more

by Kendra Majors, Thursday, January 21, 2021 12:42 pm

News

Lowndes Co. Schools still virtual through March 1

Lowndes County schools have made the decision to extend remote learning until March 1. According to Superintendent Jason Burrows, the decision to approve an extension ... Read more

by Evan Justice, Thursday, January 21, 2021 12:41 pm