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ACP

Affordable broadband at risk for Crenshaw County households

By Lanell Downs Smith Federal Communications Commission Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel penned a notice to Congress, dated Feb. 1, delivering formal news that the Affordable Connectivity ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Tuesday, February 20, 2024 3:03 am

Alabama Medieval Fantasy Festival

Medieval festival fosters fun, ‘fairemily’

By Lanell Downs Smith In February 2018, I stumbled into Kingdom of Dragon Croft at the Alabama Medieval Fantasy Festival quite by accident. The fun, ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Sunday, February 18, 2024 11:58 pm

Alabama Historical Marker

Petrey dedicates historical town marker

By Lanell Downs Smith The Town of Petrey dedicated a historical marker Jan. 27 at a ceremony held to commemorate the town’s establishment over 200 ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Friday, February 16, 2024 12:33 am

News

Alabama House passes gaming bills

The Alabama House of Representatives passed two bills Thursday aimed at regulating gaming in Alabama. The House passed House Bill (HB) 151, a proposed constitutional ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Thursday, February 15, 2024 8:06 pm

News

ALEA’s ICAC Unit Promotes Safer Internet Day 2024

Feb. 6, marked Safer Internet Day, a global initiative aimed at promoting a safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Tuesday, February 6, 2024 6:39 pm

Newsletter

Obituary – Minnie “Sylvia” Witherington Stringer

Minnie “Sylvia” Witherington Stringer, 84, a resident of Honoraville, passed away peacefully in her home on Sunday, Jan. 28. Funeral services for Minnie will be ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Tuesday, January 30, 2024 8:14 pm

Newsletter

Obituary – Jessie Patrick Merrill

Jessie Patrick Merrill, 83, of 195 Merrill Hall Rd., Roxboro, North Carolina died Saturday, Jan. 27. Born in Montgomery, Mr. Merrill was the son of ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Monday, January 29, 2024 3:36 pm

Newsletter

Obituary – Mary Ann Holmes Powell

Mary Ann Holmes Powell, 78, a resident of Brantley, passed away peacefully in her home on Thursday, Jan. 25, while surrounded by her family. Funeral ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Monday, January 29, 2024 3:04 pm

Community Spotlight

Haws named inaugural New Year’s New Arrival

Emberleigh Haws has been named The Luverne Journal’s first New Year’s New Arrival. The daughter of Savannah and Chase Haws, Emberleigh made her way into ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Sunday, January 28, 2024 6:38 pm

News

Missing teen found safe in Montgomery

The Crenshaw County Sheriff’s Office has announced that a teenager who was missing from the Brantley area Tuesday morning had been located. Another person is ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Tuesday, January 23, 2024 9:16 pm

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