butler county. greenville

Greenville Lions Club Memorial Day Ceremony Moved Inside High School

While some communities were forced to cancel their Memorial Day services Monday due to the threat of bad weather from Tropical Storm Alberto, the Greenville Lions Club’s annual ceremony was moved inside Greenville High School to avoid any weather complications. The speaker for the event was Major “Ranger” Garry Newton, a retired Army officer from Greenville.  Students had the opportunity to…

Mobile Health Station Helping Cure Camellia City Residents the Natural Way

Sweet Heart Alabama is a one-of-a-kind health shop on wheels

1/2IMG_0595 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2IMG_0596 Show Caption Hide Caption It is one of the most eye-catching attractions these days in downtown Greenville. “I get a lot of honks, you know, people saying hello,” said Sweet Heart Alabama owner Danan Whiddon. Whiddon’s health shop on wheels may be the only one of its kind in the country. “I like to say…

Hwashin America to Expand

Major supplier of Hyundai announces plans for multi-million dollar expansion in Butler County

1/1IMG_0277 Show Caption Hide Caption Hwashin America will undergo a $23 million project line expansion at its Greenville facility. The expansion will create approximately one hundred new jobs. That’s in addition to the 800 people already employed at the plant. The City of Greenville is granting a tax abatement to aid in construction-related expenses. Mayor Dexter McLendon says the expansion…

Authorities in Butler County Searching for Missing Man

89-year-old Cecil Betterton has been missing since Saturday evening

1/1IMG_0976 Show Caption Hide Caption Authorities in Butler County are looking for a missing man and they’re asking for the public’s assistance in locating him. Law enforcement identifies him as 89-year-old Cecil Betterton. They say he could be suffering from a condition that may impair his judgement. According to Butler County Sheriff Kenny Harden, Betterton was last seen around 6 p.m….

Butler County Sheriff’s Office Holds Prescription Drug Take Back

More than 22 pounds of pills have been collected among the three Take Backs held this year in Butler County

1/1IMG_0481 Show Caption Hide Caption With opioid abuse on the rise, preventing more tragedies is a mission of many law enforcement agencies. The Butler County Sheriff’s Office is no exception and they are doing their part to stop prescription drug abuse. A steady stream of people came to the Butler County Courthouse Tuesday to clean out their medicine cabinets. “Alabama…

Operation Christmas Child Underway

Churches on a mission to make sure millions of children across the world aren't forgotten this Christmas

1/1IMG_0473 Show Caption Hide Caption Angela Meridith knows the impact one of these simple shoeboxes can have. “They receive a box and they say, ‘there is somebody out there,’” said Meridith, Butler County’s Operation Christmas Child coordinator.  “This is an opportunity to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with children around the world via a shoebox.” Meridith and volunteers at…

Greenville/Butler County Law Enforcement Honored at Annual Memorial

All Butler County Sheriff’s Deputies and Greenville Police Officers were honored at the annual Law Enforcement Memorial Service Wednesday afternoon. The service has been going on for nearly two decades and honors all law enforcement, whether they are alive and working or they died while serving the community. This year the Fort Dale Academy fourth grade class came to perform…