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Community Plans to Honor Fallen Lowndes Co. Deputy

From the West Alabama Newsroom– People in Lowndes County are making plans to honor the memory of long-time deputy, Levi Pettway. Pettway died in a car crash Monday when the vehicle he was driving left the road and hit several trees. His funeral has been set for next Wednesday at Beulah Primitive Baptist Church in Lowndes County. Elder Tom Gardner…

Reward Offered for Help to Solve Lowndes Co. Double Murder

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Lowndes County continue to search for answers following a double homicide in Mosses. Now, six thousand dollars in reward money has been put up to try and help catch whoever is responsible. The Governor’s Office is offering $5000 dollars for any information following the shooting deaths of 36 year old Antonio Means and 26 year…

Unitarian Church: Lowndes Cty. Water/Sewer an Invisible Crisis

Church issues national report on water/sewer problems.

The Unitarian Universalist Service Committee report finds some elected officials and engineers ignoring residents in Lowndes county, Alabama. And they say the cost of water and sewer services are much higher for residents like those in rural Alabama. In Lowndes County, the Alabama Department of Public Health brought environmental criminal action against residents who were unable to pay for newer septic systems. More recently…

Lowndes Co. Man Accused of Stealing from the Elderly Arrested

Source: Lowndes Co. Sheriff’s Office According the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office, the man accused of stealing money from the elderly is behind bars. Kenneth Dynd Gordon was arrested in Montgomery at about 11:30 Tuesday night. Gordon is accused of posing as a contractor to take advantage of senior citizens. According to the sheriff’s office, once a victim makes a pre-payment…

Safe Harbor Recognizes Child Abuse Awareness Month

April is Child Abuse Awareness month, a month set aside to remember the youngest victims who may not be able to help themselves. The child advocacy center in Greenville, Safe Harbor,  hosted a balloon release in front of the Lowndes County Courthouse to recognize the day. Child abuse crimes are often thought of as the worst there are, and District Attorney Charlotte…

Greenville Police Searching for Burglary Suspect

Greenville Police are asking for the public’s help to identify and locate a burglary suspect. On February 23, police received a call about a possible break-in. Police discovered the QV station on Fort Dale Road had been broken into. Once security tapes were reviewed, a man could be seen breaking the glass door, walking up to the counter, grabbing two…