Butler County, AL

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First Baptist Church hosts VBS

Vacation Bible School is in full swing throughout Butler County. First Baptist Church of Greenville is currently having their VBS program, “Destination Dig, Unearthing the Truth About Jesus,” this week, June 14 thru June 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. The vacation bible school is open to kids ages...
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Butler County Arrest Reports from June 7 through June 13

The following individuals were booked into the Butler County Correctional Facility between June. 7 – June. 13. William Detrick Albritton, 45, arrested for criminal trespassing- 1st, two counts of possession of a controlled substance. Comoor Dhe Man Fagin 19, arrested for possession of marijuana- 2nd. Mark Andres Pettway II, 18,...
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Butler County Event List

Have an event to add to our list? Email Christy.Johnson@greenvilleadvocate.com or call 334-304-5485. There is no charge to add an event!. June 14-July 22- Kids and Teens Eat Free- Sites are All Local Schools, Butler Chapel AME Zion Church, Butler Estates Community, Greenwood Community, Mt. Zion Community, Pineview Apts., Save-a-Child Learning Center. Learn more at Breakforaplate.com.
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Butler County Arrest Reports from May 24 through May 30

The following individuals were booked into the Butler County Correctional Facility between May. 24 – May. 30. Kelly Smith Dixon, 56, arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Issac Travon Howard, 23, arrested for bond revocation. Fredrick Earl Johnson Jr, 28, arrested for burglary-2nd Timothy Obryant Smith, 34, arrested for...

1 body identified from burned vehicle in Butler County

BUTLER COUNTY, Ala. (WSFA) - Investigators have publicly identified one of the two victims found dead in a vehicle last week in Butler County as 29-year-old Evergreen resident Isiah Maxwell. The other body is yet to be positively identified. Loggers initially found the car, which had been burned. When a...
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Georgiana mural to be returned to its former glory

Georgiana resident and master muralist Michelle Black is setting out to create a wonderful mural for Butler County residents. On May 28, Black announced on the A Color Affair Facebook page that she organized a GoFundMe page and is seeking donations to purchase the materials necessary to recreate the faded Duckhead mural located in Georgiana.

Completion likely delayed for new Butler County Sheriff’s Office

GREENVILLE, Ala. (WSFA) - It looks like there could be a delay in the completion of the new Butler County Sheriff’s Office in Greenville. The framework of the one-story building is already in place, but recent rains have hampered construction somewhat. The initial time frame to move in was supposed to be in October of this year. Now, it might be closer to December.
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2 bodies found near Georgiana

BUTLER COUNTY, Ala. (WSFA) - An investigation has been opened after the bodies of two men were found near Georgiana. WSFA 12 News confirmed the victims were found on Mount Pisgah Road, located about two miles north of Alabama Highway 106 near Georgiana. “You know, you don’t know exactly what...
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Loggers Find Burned Car with Two Bodies Inside in Butler County

The Butler County Sheriff’s Office has launched an investigation after logging crews found a burned car in the woods. The burned car contained two bodies. Butler County Sheriff Danny Bond says investigators are working to determine if the two bodies are linked to two people reported missing a day earlier. Police from the nearby city of Evergreen issued a be on the lookout for two missing men. He says loggers spotted the burned car during the Wednesday morning hours.
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Burned car containing two bodies found in Butler County

Two burned bodies were found in a burned out vehicle Wednesday morning outside Georgiana. A logging crew came across the vehicle around 10 a.m. and notified the Butler County Sheriff’s Office. “When the first deputy arrived on scene to what he thought was just a burned out car, he discovered it was something more,” Sheriff Danny Bond said.