State officials close doors on White Hall Entertainment

Published 3:12 pm Wednesday, November 29, 2023

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Officials from the Office of the Attorney General are on site in White Hall with the intent of closing down Lowndes County’s largest location for entertainment, White Hall Entertainment.

The gaming facility, located on U.S. Highway 80 in Hayneville, offered promotions like “Ladies Night” and over 900 games in it’s open floor plan. The centers website, promotes 24-hour, seven-day-a-week operating hours and doors that are “always open.”

White Hall Entertainment was the only remaining facility of its kind in the area, following the closure of the Southern Star Entertainment Center in June.

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Rumors have swirled on social media with community members alleging that a ‘raid’ took place at the local casino, but such rumors have not been confirmed.

White Hall Police Chief Alveeta Coates said that at this time, no information regarding the situation’s circumstances have been revealed.

“Right now, we don’t have any details,” Coates said. “[The Attorney General’s Office] came to close the doors, and that’s as much as we know right now.”

At this time no further information has been made public. This article will be updated as new information becomes available.