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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…

Greenville Hotel Fire in 2019 Ruled Arson

Baymont Inn & Suites in Greenville/Source: Alabama News Network A fire that destroyed a Greenville hotel in 2019 has been ruled arson. The State Fire Marshall’s Office confirmed to Alabama News Network that the Baymont Inn & Suites just off I-65 was set on fire. Officials say based on evidence, they’ve believed they have a suspect and will present it…

Authorities Need Help Find a Missing Greenville Man

The Butler County Sheriff’s Office is searching for 27-years-old Harley Scott Knight. We’re told he left ‘traveling’ on June 13, 2020 from Greenville. He left without any personal belongings. His mother says the last time she saw him was on August 29, 2020 in Fort Worth, Texas when she tried to convince him to come back home. The last time…

Greenville Police Launch Investigation into Vehicle Stolen from Commerce Street

The Greenville Police Department is currently investigating the theft of an automobile. The offense occurred on June 28. According to Investigators, the victim’s grey 2018 Nissan Altima (VIN# 1N4AL3AP0JC162323) was stolen from the 300 block of W. Commerce Street in Greenville. The victim reported the vehicle stolen on July 22, when they became aware of the theft. Investigators are hoping…

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…