Greene County Newswire

Greene County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Greene County, AL.

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  1. Scenes from Eutaw: A treasure-trove of antebellum homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Alabama Live

    ... Manor, a plantation home begun in 1857 and still unfinished at the end of the Civil War. Eutaw is the seat of Greene County, located in what is known as the Black Belt region of the state, named for its dark, rich soil. The settlement, founded in ...

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  2. Archives contest voting openRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Xenia Daily Gazette

    Voting is open for this year's "I Found it in the Archives" contest, which is being sponsored by the Greene County Archives. The full entries for the annual contest, which is designed to highlight stories of how the county's records and archives have helped to help answer questions from a personal personal quest or bring clarity to a family mystery, can be found on the archives website .

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  3. Ala. man caught after killing woman, kidnapping exRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | New York Daily News

    ... lleged killer and his hostage only after Tammy Murphy Carpenter alerted an employee at Greene Charity Bingo in Greene County, Ala..

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  4. Kidnapping, fatal shooting suspect faces capital murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Alabama State Bureau of Investigation and the Hale County Sheriff's says that a kidnapping and fatal shooting suspect has been captured in Greene County. Suspect John Barry Hubbard was caught at a Travel Inn motel, very close to I-20/59 near Union, shortly before 8 p.m. He is accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend, Tammy Murphy Carpenter, and killing her sister on Tuesday in Bibb County.

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  5. Ind. Courts - 'Greene County's First Magistrate Judge Sworn In'Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Indiana Law Blog

    There are plenty of photos in this story from last Friday, reported by Anna Rochelle, Editor, Greene County Daily World . A few quotes: Greene County's first magistrate judge was sworn in during a ceremony in the Greene County Courthouse on Thursday afternoon.

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  6. 'Unity Service' supporting Charleston, N.C. victims' familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | WCYB

    The "Unity Service" was hosted by the Greeneville-Greene County Ministries Association. At 4 p.m., pastors from area churches were scheduled to speak on peace and offer prayer in front of the Greene County Courthouse in downtown Greeneville.

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  7. 'It sounded like dynamite': Why have 16 earthquakes hit Greene County since November?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Alabama Live

    ... of a routine for many people living southwest of Tuscaloosa in sparsely populated, largely impoverished Greene County. Sixteen separate earthquakes have shaken the county since November, according to the Geological Survey of Alabama, and the trend ...

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  8. Attempted murder charge filed against one suspect wanted for shooting at a deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    After a search that covered multiple counties, two people wanted in the shooting of a Greene County sheriff's deputy are now in custody. Officers took Shirley Hawkins and Eric Washington into custody around 7 a.m. on Wednesday at a Texaco station, near the intersection of Highway 11 and Highway 5 in Woodstock.

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  9. 2 wanted for shooting at a deputy captured at a gas stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    After a search that covered multiple counties, two people wanted in the shooting of a Greene County sheriff's deputy are now in custody. Officers took Shirley Hawkins and Eric Washington into custody around 7 a.m. on Wednesday at a Texaco station, near the intersection of Highway 11 and Highway 5 in Woodstock.

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  10. Tuscaloosa County deputies arrest man accused of firing on police in Greene CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Alabama Live

    Deputies with the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office arrested a man accused of opening fire on a police officer in Greene County late Tuesday night. Sgt. Alex Miles, a spokesman for the sheriff's office, said TCSO deputies were asked Tuesday morning to assist in a manhunt for a couple believed to have fired on a Greene County Sheriff's deputy.

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  11. Small earthquake recorded in west AlabamaRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 3.8 tremor was recorded Tuesday morning near Eutaw - roughly 35 miles southwest of Tuscaloosa. Officials have said more than a dozen small earthquakes had been recorded since Nov. 20 in Greene County and each was a magnitude 3.8 or less.

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  12. The earthquake was detected in Greene County, AL.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    The earthquake was detected about 12 miles northwest of Eutaw or 32 miles west-southwest of Tuscaloosa. Seismographs measured the depth of the quake at about 3.1 miles.

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  13. In 1 Alabama county, 15 earthquakes in less than a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... Alabama and it's become Alabama's earthquake hotspot. Consider that the 14 quakes in the past eight months in Greene County are more than the state has had in any of the past five years. And in 2009, when there were 16 earthquakes detected in ...

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  14. Boozman announces mobile office event in Greene Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PARAGOULD, AR - Members of U.S. Sen. John Boozman's office will be in Greene County next week. In a news release Thursday Boozman announced a mobile office event will take place at the Greene County Courthouse in Paragould on June 24 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The release states Boozman's staff will be available to help Arkansans "who are having problems involving the federal government and to hear their thoughts about legislative issues."

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  15. Minor earthquake reported in western AlabamaRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    USGS officials say a magnitude 2.1 tremor was reported early Wednesday morning and the epicenter was west of Tuscaloosa, between Eutaw and Aliceville. U.S. Geological Survey records show that more than a dozen small quakes have occurred since Nov. 20 in Greene County, west of Tuscaloosa.

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  16. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Have you noticed more reports of small earthquakes in West Alabama? Since November 2014, the U.S. Geological Survey reports Greene County has experienced 14 quakes. Experts are trying to find out why.

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  17. Swarm of earthquakes rattles rural Alabama; reason unclearRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... barking. More than a dozen weak earthquakes have followed in the seven months since in west Alabama's rural Greene County, and geologists are trying to figure out what is causing the seismic swarm in an area of the South more prone to tornadoes than ...

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  18. Archives contest accepting entriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Xenia Daily Gazette

    The Greene County Archives is hosting a contest to highlight the stories of how individuals have used the agency's records. "Have you found something in the Greene County Archives that has aided you with your research? Did you find some record in the Archives that helped you find an answer to a question that had been tugging away at you for years? If so, we would love to hear your story!" a promotional release from the county agency stated.

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  19. Alabama has been hit by dozens of small quakes; see each one since 1974Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... developed in sand along a creek. (Photo courtesy Geological Survey of Alabama) Last week's small earthquake in Greene County was the latest in a surprisingly common string of tremors that have hit Alabama over the years. The vast majority of those ...

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  20. Attempted arson found at Greene County CourthouseRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Kinston Free Press

    The third fire incident at the Greene County Courthouse this year occurred early Thursday morning which involved someone trying to set the courthouse entrance afire. Around 3 a.m. deputies discovered a broken window at the entrance and further investigation revealed a breaking and entering attempt and that someone tried to set the doors on fire.

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