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22-year-old dead in Greene County car crash

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick A two-vehicle crash in Greene County left one man dead and another injured. Around 7 a.m. on Tuesday, June 21, 22-year-old Seth McGuffie was driving a 2015 GMC Sierra when a 2021 Chevrolet…

Here's who's on the ballot in the June runoff

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Sample ballots for the primary runoff election on Tuesday, June 21 are available now on the Alabama Secretary of State's Office website. According to a press release, Secretary of State John Merrill certified…

Infant dies in fatal Greene County crash

An infant who was improperly restrained died after a single-vehicle crash early Sunday in Greene County. The wreck happened around 4:30 a.m. on U.S. Highway 11, about 6 miles south of Boligee. The car, driven by a 19-year-old woman, left…

Greene County organization doubles summer job program

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick The T.S. Police Support League is helping even more students in Greene County find a job this summer, doubling the annual initiative's class from 50 to 100, the organization announced. Support league President…

Tuscaloosa voter turnout lower than Greene County, state

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Registered voters in Tuscaloosa County outnumber registered voters in Greene County almost 22 to 1. Yet, based on the latest numbers from the Office of the Secretary of State, Greene County voters seem…

Greene County EMS on life support

By WVUA 23 News Reporter Asher Redd Greene County Emergency Medical Services is in dire need of financial help, but organization leaders say better days are ahead as long as the…

Job fair coming to Greene County Thursday

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick West AlabamaWorks will host a hiring event featuring more than 100 employers in Eutaw on Thursday, May 19, from 2 to 6 p.m. This free event aims to teach job seekers how to…

Greene County ambulance service up against major budget issues

Greene County Emergency Medical Services, which provides ambulance services throughout the county, will soon be facing a major crisis if things don't change. As first reported by the Greene County Democrat, the GEMS Board of Directors learned of the difficulties…

Ivey visits Pickens, Greene counties Tuesday

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey visited Pickens and Greene counties Tuesday, highlighting some of Alabama's best outdoor resources. Ivey started her day at Cooper Marine and Timberlands in Pickens County.…

Tornado causes housing crunch in Greene County

EUTAW, Ala. (AP) - A tornado that hit a rural Alabama county has created a housing crunch by damaging one of the most densely populated areas in the region: A public housing community. Only 7,600 or so people live in…

Future leaders recognized in Greensboro

GREENSBORO - With fewer children attending church, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes makes it a top priority to use athletics as a base for students to explore their faith. Many of those students were recognized on Saturday, April 12 at…

Man facing charges in rash of break-ins around Tuscaloosa

A man from Greene County is facing charges in multiple Tuscaloosa-area break-ins. Omar Ezra Knott, 32, was arrested this afternoon and is charged with four counts of third-degree burglary in relation to overnight "smash-and-grab" break-ins that happened Feb. 16, Feb.…

Batteries packed with heroin found in Alabama traffic stop

EUTAW, Ala. (AP) - Law officers in west Alabama say they found more than 12 kilograms of heroin hidden inside Duralast vehicle batteries. Al.com reports that a Texas man was charged with possession of heroin with intent to distribute after…

Greene County Commissioner dies Saturday

Greene County Commissioner Lester "Bop" Brown died Saturday. Brown represented District 1 in Greene County. Eutaw Mayor Latasha Johnson ordered all flags in the city lowered to half-staff on Saturday, Feb. 5, which is the day of Brown's funeral. There…