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Demopolis and Linden fire departments receive donations from WoodmenLife

Demopolis, AL (April 28, 2021) WoodmenLife chapters across the country are participating in the Equipping Our Hometown Heroes campaign and giving back to First Responder ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

DACC announces 2020 Community Award winners

The Demopolis Area Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce the 2020 Community Award winners to be officially recognized during the Chamber’s 105th Annual Celebration ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

The Mustard Seed named May Business of the Month

The Mustard Seed has been named the May Business of the Month by the Demopolis Area Chamber of Commerce. It is located at 101 W. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Man who robbed Demopolis gun store in 2019 sentenced to five years in prison

A Greensboro man has been sentenced to five years in prison for robbing a gun store in Demopolis in 2019. United States Attorney Sean P. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Demopolis Lady Tigers Softball wins one, drops one

DHS 12, JHS 1 The Demopolis Lady Tigers softball team used six runs in the fifth inning to defeat the visiting Jackson Lady Aggies. The ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Marengo High Lady Tracksters claim 1-A Section 2 Track Championship

Marengo High Lady Tracksters claimed the 1-A Section 2 Track Championship that was held on April 23, 2021 and April 24, 2021 at Northridge High ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Former West Alabama athlete shares journey to entertainment business

Stelio Savante is a producer of the upcoming football film Under the Stadium Lights starring Laurence Fishburne and Milo Gibson (Mel Gibson’s son) and distributed ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Linden Board of Education discusses George P. Austin renovations, graduation

At the recent Linden Board of Education meeting on April 26, 2021, Superintendent Dr. Timothy Thurman announced that all paperwork for construction at George P. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Marengo County Board of Education receives updates on school district

During the most recent Marengo County Board of Education meeting on April 22, 2021, the Instructional Leader Cathy Seale provided the board with updates from ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Demopolis Girl Scouts troop chooses first responders as their 2021 Hometown Heroes

A local Girl Scout troop recently delivered Hometown Heroes (HTH) packages to the Demopolis Police and Fire Departments, Black Warrior Electric, and Alabama Power lineman. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Dr. James Stallworth Pack

Dr. James Stallworth Pack, age 63, of Marietta, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. James was born October 12, 1957 in Alabama to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Charles Steele Partridge III

July 5, 1952 – April 18, 2021 Charlie was born in Demopolis and lived in Marengo county throughout his life. He attended the University of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Charles Dwight Parker

Charles Dwight Parker, age 86 of Thomaston, AL died April 10, 2021 at Whitfield Regional Hospital. He was born March 17, 1935 in Lake Altoona, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Reginald Lee Thomasson

January 29, 1955 to April 11, 2021 Reginald Lee Thomasson, age 66 died tragically in the Tombigbee River Sunday evening. While his departure from this ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Demopolis Board of Education approves over $2 million worth of contracts

The Demopolis Board of Education approved over $2 million worth of contracts for renovations, construction, and ventilation upgrades at the April 19 meeting. Interim Superintendent ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Andrea Burroughs.

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