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Andrea Burroughs, Author at The Demopolis Times


Hwy. 80 Songwriter’s Festival set for July 11

The date for the Seventh Annual Hwy. 80 Songwriter’s Festival has been set for Saturday, July 11, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Demopolis ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 1:14 pm


Whitfield Regional Hospital implements PET-CT scan services

Whitefield Regional Hospital recently began offering PET-CT scans to patients through its mobile unit.  Patients with an oncologist’s order take a 45-minute scan that is ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Thursday, July 2, 2020 4:21 pm


Linden schools prepare for upcoming school year

During a Linden Board of Education meeting on Thursday, June 25, Superintendent Dr. Timothy Thurman discussed preparations for the fall school year. The school system ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Thursday, July 2, 2020 3:56 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

LIFTING SPIRITS: SALT holds parade for senior citizens

Volunteers of SALT (Senior Adults Living Triumphantly) and community members had a surprise drive-by parade for participants of the program on Thursday, June 18. SALT ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Friday, June 26, 2020 12:07 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Building owner looks to reopen Marengo Academy

The new owner of the former Marengo Academy building in Linden spoke to the city council last week about potentially re-opening the school. Fred Hutchinson ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:54 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Tax abatement approved for solar farm

A new solar farm project is in the works for Marengo County with plans to begin construction in 2021. On Tuesday, June 9 the Marengo ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Monday, June 22, 2020 10:36 am

Blackbelt Gazette

Rumble on the River deemed a success

The City of Demopolis recently hosted the Rumble on the River event on Saturday, June 13, and Sunday, June 14. The second annual Rumble on ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Friday, June 19, 2020 3:40 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Linden City Council seeks grant for road work

The Linden City Council voted to pursue a $250,000 grant for road work projects during the most recent meeting. Marengo Academy High School building was ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Thursday, June 18, 2020 8:52 am

Blackbelt Gazette

GP Austin Middle holds drive-through graduation

George P. Austin Junior High School in Linden held a drive-through commencement ceremony for its eighth graders on Thursday, June 4. Due to the pandemic, ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 1:26 pm

News Main

Theo Ratliff Center presents Class of 2020 scholarships

The Theo Ratliff Center presented scholarships to six local high school students on Friday, May 29. Each Theo Ratliff Scholarship is $1,000, and a total ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Tuesday, June 9, 2020 2:10 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Demopolis native, business owners donate masks to local nursing homes

Woodhaven Manor and Marengo Nursing Home recently received a large donation of masks for their staff. Brian Ward, a Demopolis native, and his wife Jennifer ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Thursday, June 4, 2020 8:55 am

Blackbelt Gazette

Women of Faith holds food distribution with DPD, DFR assistance

The Women of Faith hosted a mobile food distribution on Thursday, April 30, with the help of the Demopolis Police and Fire Department. They were ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Wednesday, May 13, 2020 4:23 pm


Demopolis Library providing certain services through phased re-opening plan

The Demopolis Public Library began a phased re-opening on Monday, May 4, as COVID-19 restrictions were lifted through- out the state. Library patrons were able ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Friday, May 8, 2020 3:43 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

First COVID-19 in-patient released from Whitfield Regional

A Marengo County woman has fully recovered from COVID-19 and was discharged from Whitfield Regional Hospital on Saturday, April 25. Mary Brothers is the first ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Thursday, May 7, 2020 9:06 am

Blackbelt Gazette

Demopolis Boy Scout aims to ‘Unpack Hunger’ with Eagle Scout project

Caring for others is one of the core values of the Boy Scouts of America, and one Boy Scout took that value to heart and ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Tuesday, April 28, 2020 12:01 pm

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