Lanell Downs Smith, Author at Lowndes Signal

Community Spotlight

Caswell McCurdy still “doing his part” in Lowndesboro at 92

Lowndesboro native Caswell McCurdy is a town fixture to many in the community.  The 92-year-old lives beside the two-story home on Broad Street where he ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Wednesday, November 23, 2022 4:39 pm

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Update: Judy Guess Randolph found

*** MISSING PERSON LOCATED *** Judy Guess Rudolph was found in Lowndes County on Thursday. She has been returned home to her family. The Lowndes ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Wednesday, November 23, 2022 4:03 pm

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Lowndes County Commission requests status of road improvements

Since 2019, Lowndes County residents have received gradual road improvements, thanks to funding through the Rebuild Alabama Annual Grant Program. County Engineer David Butts said ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 4:52 pm

Community News

ALSDE school report card truer proficiency portrait than “failing school” list, officials say

Three area schools — Central Elementary School and Central High School in Lowndes County and Butler County’s Greenville High School — fell among the 79 ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 4:45 pm

Columns

Getting acquainted with Lowndes County

Driving up Alabama Highway 97, it’s evident Lowndes County is composed of rural communities. From Letohatchee to Lowndesboro, there’s not a McDonald’s or Walmart Supercenter ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 4:37 pm

Community News

Lowndes County Commission swears in re-elected commissioners, elects chairmen, terminates attorney’s contract

The Lowndes County Commission held its first meeting after elections on Nov. 16, swearing in re-elected commissioners Robert Harris for District 2 and Joseph Barganier ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 4:33 pm

Community News

The Pillars continues as a beloved home

Jeff and Liz Berry were looking for a little vacation home six years ago when they fell in love with Lowndesboro and purchased The Shadows, ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Monday, November 21, 2022 5:59 pm

Community News

Lowndes Academy building – heart of Lowndesboro community for nearly 100 years

Lowndes Academy began serving Lowndes County families’ educational needs in 1966. But the school’s legacy spans back nearly a century through a historic structure at ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Wednesday, November 16, 2022 8:31 pm

Community News

Food distribution nourishes White Hall residents body and soul

Every second Saturday, Imago Dei Church at the 45 hosts a drive-thru food distribution to help area residents in need of food assistance. On Saturday, ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Wednesday, November 16, 2022 8:26 pm

Community News

Lowndes Academy honors local veterans

Lowndes Academy honored local veterans at its annual Veterans Day Celebration on Friday.  The event, originally slated as an outside gathering around the flagpole, was ... Read more

by Lanell Downs Smith, Wednesday, November 16, 2022 8:19 pm

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