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Lowndes County Road 40 open Lowndes County Career Center Office opens 2014 Lowndes County Turkey Rodeo is huge success Senior Olympics in White Hall draws more than 200
 
Lowndes County Road 40 open

Lowndes County Road 40 open

Lowndes County Engineer David Butts closed Lowndes County Road 40 off U.S. 280 Tuesday night due to water over the road. While the road remained closed through Thursday,Butts confirmed Friday morning that the road has since been reopened.

Lowndes County Career Center Office opens

Lowndes County Career Center Office opens

By Fred Guarino_ The Lowndes Signal Thanks to the efforts of Cleveland Poole, vice-president of economic development and legal affairs for Pioneer Electric Cooperative Inc. and an officer of the Lowndes County Economic Development Commission, Lowndes County residents will no longer have to travel to Greenville for career counseling, job training and other assistance offered […]

2014 Lowndes County Turkey Rodeo is huge success

2014 Lowndes County Turkey Rodeo is huge success

By Red Guarino The Lowndes Signal Complete with an appearance by two-time world turkey calling champion Eddie Salter and broadcast by James Big Daddy Lawler of WJDB 95.5, the 2014 Lowndes County Turkey Rodeo, sponsored by The Southern Land Brokers and hosted by Trey Harrell and Jon Dyer at Harrell and Sons’ Farm in Hayneville […]

Senior Olympics in White Hall draws more than 200

Senior Olympics in White Hall draws more than 200

By Fred Guarino The Lowndes Signal With more than 200 participants crowed into the Jackson-Steele Community Center in White Hall, the fifth annual Lowndes County Senior Olympics held Wednesday, March 26 was a success. County Agent Millicent Braxton of Tuskegee University Extension Program, which held the event, said the more than 200 senior citizens who […]

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ABC Agents strike again,Arrest two and destroy a still in one of Lowndes County’s largest busts

18 April 2014

By Fred Guarino The Lowndes Signal April has been a bad month for moonshiners in Lowndes County. On the heels of the destruction of two moonshine stills in the Collirene area and the arrest of two Lowndes County men on April 8, Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board Agents made one of the largest moonshine still […]

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School superintendent turns self in for reckless endangerment

18 April 2014

By Fred Guarino The Lowndes Signal Lowndes County School Superintendent of Education Dr. Daniel Boyd, 54, turned himself in and bonded out at the John Hulett Detention Facility in Hayneville Thursday on one count of reckless endangerment. Hayneville Police Chief Kelvin Mitchell said he got a warrant for Boyd on 243 counts of reckless endangerment […]

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Junior Ranger Day will be held Saturday at the Lowndes Interpretive Center

17 April 2014

As part of National Park Week, April 19-27, the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail will host Junior Ranger Day activities for youth ages 6-12 on Satuday, April 19 at the Lowndes Interpretive Center in White Hall. The event will be held from 9:30-11:30 a.m. And participants will earn a special Junior Ranger Day patch […]

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Jenkins found guilty in connection with home invasion

16 April 2014

By Fred Guarino The Lowndes Signal Dionea Jenkins, 28, of Fort Deposit was found guilty Wednesday by a Lowndes County Jury on charges of burglary and robbery, both in the first degree, in connection with the home invasion of a couple, according to Lowndes County District Attorney Charlotte M. Tesmer. She said Jenkins’ case was […]

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Still planning arrest of school superintendent, Hayneville Police Chief back on the job

15 April 2014

By Fred Guarino The Lowndes Signal Hayneville Police Chief Kelvin Mitchell is back on the job following an indefinite suspension without pay for the way he planned to arrest Lowndes County School Superintendent Dr. Daniel Boyd. However, Mitchell made it clear Tuesday afternoon that he intends to charge Boyd with more than 200 counts of […]

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County Commission Announcements

15 April 2014

Lowndes County Commission Administrator Jackie Thomas announced that county offices will be closed Friday, April 18 for Good Friday. County Commissioner Carnell McAlpine announced that the Hayneville Plaza has been repaired and the ballroom is once again available for rent.

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Lowndes County BOE indefinitely suspends student for bringing B.B. gun to school

11 April 2014

By Fred Guarino The Lowndes Signal The Lowndes County Board of Education heard passionate presentations Thursday, April 10 from Karissa Hayes, about bullying and her brother, and from her father, Joe Pernell, about his son, who allegedly brought a B.B. gun to school. But the board approved indefinite suspension of a student at The Calhoun […]

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Two convicted in home invasion case

11 April 2014

By Fred Guarino The Lowndes Signal Lowndes County District Attorney Charlotte M. Tesmer secured two victories in a home invasion related case during the April term of court before Circuit Court Judge Terri Bozeman Lovell. Leroy Abner, 32 of Montgomery, pleaded guilty in Lowndes County Circuit Court on Monday, April 14 to attempted murder and […]

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Former HMS janitor pleads guilty to enticing a child for immoral purposes

11 April 2014

By Fred Guarino
 The Lowndes Signal A former Hayneville Middle School janitor who was indicted on charges of sexual abuse second degree, enticing a child and sexual contact with a student has pleaded guilty to enticing a child for immoral purposes. Lee Andrew Saffold, 47, of Hayneville had been scheduled to be tried in the […]

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Jury trial term begins, Tucker gets split verdict on rape charges

09 April 2014

By Fred Guarino The Lowndes Signal A Lowndes County jury found Dennis Lee Tucker, 29, of Tyler, not guilty of rape in the first degree, but guilty of rape in the second degree Wednesday afternoon. The alleged rape occurred in 2011 when the victim was 12-years-old, according to information presented in court. After an indication […]

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