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Green Bay Packers’, Za’Darius Smith, Gives Back to Greenville Students

Today is "Giving Tuesday", a worldwide movement of generosity, and a professional athlete decided he wanted to take the opportunity to give back to the community who raised him.

Today is “Giving Tuesday”, a worldwide movement of generosity, and a professional athlete decided he wanted to take the opportunity to give back to the community who raised him. Za’Darius Smith grew up playing football in Greenville, Alabama. Now he’s on to the big leagues, playing for the Green Bay Packers. He has decided to use his platform to start…

LACEUP – Week Ten Highlights and Scores

AHSAA Football Scoreboard Week 10 Results CLASS 7A Baker 51, Davidson 35 Central-Phenix City 53, Oxford 7 Fairhope 49, Murphy 18 Grissom 40, Hazel Green 34 Huntsville 21, Decatur 7 Jeff Davis 35, Park Crossing 7 Vestavia Hills 17, Shades Valley 0 CLASS 6A Arab 45, Boaz 14 Baldwin County 49, LeFlore 8 Benjamin Russell 35, Sylacauga 28 Brookwood 69,…

LACEUP – Week Nine Highlights and Scores

AHSAA FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD Friday, October 22 Results (Includes Thursday games) CLASS 7A Auburn 42, Enterprise 28 Austin 42, Bob Jones 28 Baker 35, Daphne 31 Davidson 31, Mary Montgomery 20 Fairhope 36, Alma Bryant 16 Florence 62, Grissom 6 Hewittt-Trussville 28, Oak Mountain 7 Hoover 24, Thompson 21 James Clemens 62, Albertville 20 Prattville 36, Jeff Davis 9 Smiths Station…

New Mental Health Facility Opens in Greenville

A new mental health facility geared towards the incarcerated is now open in Greenville. City leaders held a dedication and ribbon cutting on Thursday for the new Norman-McLendon Facility on Industrial Parkway. The new facility will serve as an alternative to having people in jail with mental illness and will allow them to get assistance from professional doctors. “It’s such…

Solar Panel Farm Planned for Butler County

Alabama Power has announced that a 550 acre solar panel farm will be located just outside of Greenville’s city limits. The project is expected to power 15,000 homes and create 250 construction jobs. Local officials say they are most excited about the long term economic impact of solar panel farm. “The major impact is going to be on the Butler…

City of Greenville Unveils New Mural Downtown

The City of Greenville cut the ribbon Thursday on a new mural downtown. The “Grateful for Greenville” mural, located at 110 E. Commerce Street, has a postcard theme that features highlights from the city. A local artist teamed up with elementary students to complete the artwork. The project was funded by a grant from Mid-South Resource Conservation and Development. “We’re…

Butler County Breaks Ground on New Sheriffs Office

On Thursday afternoon Butler County officials broke ground on a new sheriffs office building. County Commissioners with knowledge of the project say it was two years in the making. Right now the Butler Co. Sheriffs Office is located in the Butler County Courthouse. That building was built in 1903, and has since undergone renovations, but the space is out of…