Greenville

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…

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…