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SCABC announces expansion, new education campaign Lowndes Academy Lady Rebels are AISA AA state champions in softball again Lowndes County Road 40 open Lowndes County Career Center Office opens
 
SCABC announces expansion, new education campaign

SCABC announces expansion, new education campaign

By Fred Guarino The Lowndes Signal The South Central Alabama Broadband Commission announced on Tuesday, May 6 the launch of a national education awareness campaign called “Get Wired Alabama” and the expansion of its broadband project. The project will now include 17 counties and the Poarch Creek Band of Creek Indians, officials announced on Tuesday […]

Lowndes Academy Lady Rebels are AISA AA state champions in softball again

Lowndes Academy Lady Rebels are AISA AA state champions in softball again

By Fred Guarino The Lowndes Signal The Lowndes Academy Lady Rebels are back-to-back AISA AA state champions in softball. The Lady Rebels completed the 2014 season with a thrilling 8-7 eighth inning win over Wilcox Academy and a 13-0 rout of that same team for the AA state championship on Saturday at Lagoon Park in […]

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 […]

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Coley announces candidacy for District 69 seat

24 July 2014

By Fred Guarino The Lowndes Signal Cedric Coley, 23, of the Pintala area of Hope Hull has announced his Independent candidacy for House District 69. Coley is a 2008 graduate of Stanhope Elmore High School, attended Jacksonville State University and is currently studying theology at Faulkner University in Montgomery to become an Army Chaplain. He […]

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Lee ordered to have mental evaluation

23 July 2014

By Fred Guarino The Lowndes Signal Lowdnes County Circuit Court Judge Terri Bozeman Lovell has ordered a mental evaluation for triple murder suspect Deandra Marquis Lee. The office of Lowndes County District Attorney Charlotte M. Tesmer confirmed the order Wednesday, which it reported is normal in capital murder cases. Lee faces six capital murder charges […]

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County working to correct garbage collection problems, Purdie says collections back on schedule

21 July 2014

By Fred Guarino The Lowndes Signal The Lowndes County Commission is working to remedy garbage collection issues in the county, according to commissioners. Recently, Lowndes County residents voiced complaints on the Lowndes Signal’s facebook page over delays in garbage collection services in the county. And Monday, Calhoun Community residents came to complain in person. According […]

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Lowndes County ranks seventh highest in unemployment for June

18 July 2014

By Fred Guarino The Lowndes Signal Despite a slight increase, Lowndes county’s unemployment rate improved from the third highest in the state in May to the seventh highest in June, according to preliminary numbers released Friday by the Alabama Department of Labor. While Lowndes County’s unemployment rate actually rose .1 percent from an 11.9 percent […]

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Rogers unofficial BOE District 5 winner in Lowndes County Primary Runoff

15 July 2014

By Fred Guarino The Lowndes Signal With all but provisional votes counted, Travis Rogers, 29, of Burkville, is the unofficial winners of the Lowndes County Board of Education District 5 seat. Rogers, a court specialist 3 in the Lowndes County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office, defeated Joe Pernell 151 to 138 in the Democratic Primary Runoff […]

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Primary runoff results

15 July 2014

Lowndes County Primary Runoff Results: With all but provisional ballots counted Democrat Lowndes County Board of Education Distrct 5 Joe Pernell 138 Travis Rogers 151 Republican Secretary of State Resse McKinney 121 John Merrell 27 State Auditor Dale Peterson 47 Jim Zeigler 94 Public Service Commissioner Chris “Chip” Beeker Jr. 68 Terry Dunn 72 Amendment […]

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With new school year, Lowndes County Public School students will eat breakfast and lunch free

11 July 2014

By Fred Guarino The Lowndes Signal With the start of the new school year on Aug. 11, all Lowndes County Public School students will be able to eat breakfast and lunch free. Lowndes County Superintendent of Education Dr. Daniel Boyd made the announcement at Thursday’s regular Board of Education meeting held at the Central Office […]

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Defense moves to seal pre-trial court records and prevent attorneys from discussing Lee triple murder case with the media

09 July 2014

By Fred Guarino The Lowndes Signal With triple murder suspect Deandra Marquis Lee in attendance, Wednesday, Lowndes County Circuit Court Judge Terri Bozeman Lovell took under advisement defense motions to seal court records, seal pre-trial hearings and to prevent attorneys and law enforcement officials from discussing the case with the media. She also took under […]

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Fatal accident claims life of Calera man Sunday

06 July 2014

By Fred Guarino The Lowndes Signal A single-vehicle crash Sunday, July 6, claimed the life of a Calera man. Sgt. Steve Jarrett of the Alabama Department of Public Safety said, “Justin McDowell, 30, was killed when the 2006 Mercedes Benz he was driving left the roadway and overturned.” He said The crash occurred at 7:27 […]

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In White Hall area, Two motorcycle collision claims two lives

06 July 2014

By Fred Guarino The Lowndes Signal A collision involving two motorcycles resulted in two deaths in Lowndes County on Saturday, according to the Alabama Department of Public Safety. Sgt. Steve Jarrett said, “Jeffrey Sawyer, 21, of Greenville and Zackary Smith, 13, of Greenville were both killed when the motorcycles they were operating collided.” Jarrett said […]

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