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Local elections less than 2 weeks away

This year’s municipal elections are less than two weeks away local municipalities are gearing up. In Fort Deposit, ... Read more | Add your comment

Mosses Meet and Greet successful

Chief Demarcus Weems of the Town of Mosses hosted a Drive Thru Community Fest for residents last weekend ... Read more | Add your comment

Jackson leaves behind legacy

By Angie Long He was a selfless man with a fabled sense of humor who never met a ... Read more | Add your comment

Additional COVID-19 testing set for Tuesday in White Hall

A COVID-19 test site is planned with testing to run from 9 a.m. until noon next Tuesday, July ... Read more | Add your comment


The Office of the Secretary of State will host a mobile unit in Lowndes County next month to register voters and issue free Photo Voter ... Read more | Add your comment

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Drive through meet and greet Saturday in Mosses

Chief DeMarcus Weems of The Town of Mosses will host a drive through meet and greet to connect with residents of the city. “It’s an ... Read more | Add your comment

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Fort Deposit

Fort Deposit council sells 2 buildings downtown

The Fort Deposit City Council held its monthly meeting to discuss city business and the upcoming election, inlcuding selling two downtown businesses. In old business, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 3:51 pm


Hayneville cleanup day set for Sept. 12

The Town of Hayneville held its City Council meeting Monday, August 10, to discuss city business and new improvements. The council will host a city-wide, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 3:49 pm


Annual Jonathan Daniels Pilgrimage to be online due to COVID-19

For 21 years the Episcopal Diocese of Alabama has co-sponsored with the Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast, an annual pilgrimage to Hayneville, Alabama, to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 3:44 pm


Lowndes County unemployment rate state’s 2nd highest

Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington recently announced through a press release that the state’s June unemployment rate is 7.5 percent, lower than May’s ... Read more

by Matt Hutcheson, Saturday, July 25, 2020 10:00 am


Building Trust: Sheriff West gives an update

Lowndes County Sheriff Christopher West is taking numerous approaches to build the trust between the community and law enforcement. After being sworn in as sheriff, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, July 25, 2020 8:59 am


K-12 Schools to receive $170 million in CARES Act funding

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey recently announced that $170 million in federal CARES Act funding will be allocated to the state’s K-12 schools for a combination ... Read more

by Matt Hutcheson, Thursday, July 23, 2020 8:47 am


County commission passes resolution requiring masks

By Mark Rogers A resolution passed Tuesday by the Lowndes County Commission asks citizens to wear a mask in public at all times. The resolution ... Read more

by Matt Hutcheson, Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:34 pm


Masks to be distributed in Lowndes County

By Mark Rogers Lowndes Countians are being asked to wear masks in public and there will be plenty of chances to obtain them. Lowndes County ... Read more

by Matt Hutcheson, Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:31 pm


Juneteenth celebration, Black Lives Matter rally held in Hayneville

A multi-faceted Juneteenth celebration and Black Lives Matter rally was held at the Lowndes County Courthouse Square in Hayneville on Saturday. The gathering functioned as ... Read more

by Matt Hutcheson, Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:29 pm


Census numbers concerning

by Mark Rogers With billions of federal dollars and even congressional seats on the line, many Alabamians have not completed their Census 2020 forms. The ... Read more

by Matt Hutcheson, Thursday, June 25, 2020 2:21 pm


Cattlewomen host Father of the Year event

by Mark Rogers The Lowndes County Cattlewomen’s Association honored its Father of the Year and awarded its annual scholarship Monday night. Cattlewomen’s Association President Allyson ... Read more

by Matt Hutcheson, Thursday, June 25, 2020 2:20 pm


Commission appeals court ruling in suit

After a short, but contentious discussion, the Lowndes County Commission voted to appeal a ruling of the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals in regards to ... Read more

by Mark Rogers, Saturday, June 13, 2020 10:25 am


Harris remains concerned about COVID-19

Dr. Scott Harris is concerned. As the state’s chief medical officer, he’s seeing trends he doesn’t like as the state’s COVID-19 numbers continue to be ... Read more

by Mark Rogers, Friday, June 12, 2020 9:30 am


Two events set for Saturday in Hayneville

Two events that will tie together will be held Saturday in Hayneville. A parade designed to honor the late Sheriff “Big John” Williams will lead ... Read more

by Mark Rogers, Thursday, June 11, 2020 5:26 pm


Two injured in crash

Two people were injured in a Sunday morning crash near Hayneville. According to reports, a three-vehicle accident occurred on Alabama 21 about a mile south ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, June 11, 2020 12:00 pm

Fort Deposit

On patrol: Fort Deposit adds new PD vehicles

If you are riding the streets of Fort Deposit, you can’t help but notice the police department’s newest vehicles on patrol. According to Police Chief ... Read more

by Mark Rogers, Friday, June 5, 2020 10:20 am


Speedway construction continues, county OKs beer, wine licenses

There is a lot of construction activity going on off Interstate 65 Exit 158 in northern Lowndes County. Crews are busily putting up a new ... Read more

by Mark Rogers, Thursday, June 4, 2020 3:21 pm


Couple killed near Lowndes last Wednesday

Last Wednesday, a single vehicle crash near the Lowndes-Montgomery County line on Interstate 65 claimed the lives of a Montgomery couple and backed up traffic ... Read more

by Mark Rogers, Thursday, June 4, 2020 10:12 am


Mosses new police chief DeMarcus Weems sworn in

Former Montgomery County School Board candidate DeMarcus Weems was recently sworn in as police chief of The Town of Mosses in Lowndes County. Weems currently ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 10:14 am


Courthouse, county offices remain closed

The Lowndes County Commission voted Tuesday to keep the Lowndes County Courthouse closed until at least June 16 unless the number of COVID-19 cases in ... Read more

by Mark Rogers, Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:28 am


Alabama begins to open for business

Restrictions on businesses and government offices announced by Gov. Kay Ivey Friday morning will begin the process of opening Alabama for business. Ivey held a ... Read more

by Mark Rogers, Friday, May 8, 2020 1:50 pm


Road commission continues projects, EMA receiving PPE

The Lowndes Highway Department is continuing its duties every day despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Lowndes County Engineer David Butts spoke to the Lowndes County Commission ... Read more

by Mark Rogers, Saturday, May 2, 2020 12:30 pm


COVID-19 safety concerns sheriff

Lowndes County Sheriff Chris West asked the Lowndes County Commission for help in the form of hazard pay for employees Tuesday and got it, but ... Read more

by Mark Rogers, Friday, May 1, 2020 3:15 pm


ADOL releases March unemployment stats

The staggering impact of COVID-19 on employment reached a new peak last week, when it was revealed that more than 22 million Americans have filed ... Read more

by Matt Hutcheson, Friday, May 1, 2020 1:15 pm


Lowndes County to accept proposals for ambulance contract

With a contract expiring at the end of June, the Lowndes County Commission discussed ambulance service in the county during its teleconference meeting on Tuesday. ... Read more

by Mark Rogers, Friday, May 1, 2020 8:50 am