Greenville

Greenville Man Dies in a Car Accident Sunday Afternoon

A Butler County man has died in a two-car collision at 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon. Steven Yancey Campbell, 31, of Greenville was killed when the 2001 Kawasaki motorcycle he was operating collided with a 2008 Chevrolet Impala, driven by Markell Harris of Greenville. Campbell was transported to Regional Medical Center in Greenville where he was pronounced dead.  Speed is believed…

Drive-up COVID-19 Testing Offered in Greenville on May 15

A drive-up COVID-19 testing clinic will be offered at the Butler County Health Department on Friday, May 15, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. while testing supplies are available. The address of the Butler County Health Department is 350 Airport Road, Greenville. To be tested, individuals must meet these criteria: The patient is a resident (with or without symptoms) of…

Greenville Mayor, Wife Test Positive for COVID-19

Greenville Mayor Dexter McLendon/Source: City of Greenville The mayor of Greenville and his wife have both tested positive for COVID-19. Mayor Dexter McLendon confirmed to Alabama News Network Wednesday morning that he, along with his wife, Janice, received their positive test results Tuesday evening. They were tested on Monday. Mayor McLendon says he was around someone whose family member had…

Green Bay Packers LB, Greenville Native Za’Darius Smith Gives Away Free Large Pizzas

1/5IMG_0948 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5IMG_0947 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5IMG_0936 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5IMG_0953 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5IMG_0950 Show Caption Hide Caption Green Bay Packers All-Pro Linebacker and Greenville native, Za’Darius Smith, gave away pizza at the Pizza Hut on Fort Dale Road Friday, April 24 from 11 am-3 pm. Smith said he wanted to do something…

Greenville Man Dies in Lowndes County Crash

A single-vehicle crash at 12:20 a.m. today, March 26, has claimed the life of a Greenville man. Marcus Darrel Bullock, 33, was killed when the 2015 Nissan Altima he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree. Bullock was not using his seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred on Alabama Highway 185 near…

Bates House of Turkey Celebrates 50 Years

A famous restaurant in Butler County is being honored for its enduring legacy and impact. Bates House of Turkey has been a staple in Greenville for 50 years.. On Wednesday, community members celebrated that special milestone. The family-owned restaurant started out as a free-range turkey farm in 1923… The Bates family then opened the doors of the restaurant in 1970….

Interim President Named for Lurleen B. Wallace Community College

An interim president has been named for Lurleen B. Wallace Community College.  Chancellor Jimmy Baker ha announced the appointment of Dr. Chris Cox as interim president until a permanent president is named. Cox has more than 24 years of higher education administration experience and currently serves as the Executive Director of Workforce Solutions and Innovations for the Alabama Community College…

Fire Destroys Baymont Inn Hotel in Greenville

A fire has destroyed the Baymont Inn Hotel in Greenville. According to Police Chief Justin Lovvorn, the fire started at about 8:45 p.m., Wednesday. The are no reports of injuries and no word on the cause of the fire. Chief Lovvorn says roads around the hotel will closed until the area is deemed safe. Alabama News Network will  post updates…

Fatal Accident

Greenville Man Dies

A Butler County accident has caused the death of a Greenville man. State Troopers Identify the victim as 37 year old Thorice Markel Tyson. The vehicle he was driving on New Search Road near I-65 ran off the road and hit a tree. The accident scene was about two miles North of Greenville, in Butler County.   Categories: News, South…