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New Butler County Memorial Pays Tribute to 19 WWI Soldiers

A memorial unveiled Thursday in Butler County pays pays tribute to a group of men who died from that area fighting for the country. The memorial, which hangs on the Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce, lists the names of the 19 men who lost their lives in World War I. Gerald Johnson is the Alabama World War I Centennial Committee…

Greenville Honors Fallen Military Members in Annual Memorial Day Program

Greenville held its annual Memorial Day program at Confederate Park Monday morning. This year’s guest speaker was Major Gerald Johnson, a Vietnam Veteran. He’s also the chairman of the Butler County World War I Centennial Committee. He used his speech to make sure the 14¬†soldiers from Butler County who lost their lives in that war were not forgotten. He highlighted…