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Published 10:00 am Thursday, July 22, 2010

The Demopolis Times is published each Wednesday. The Blackbelt Gazette is published each Wednesday. Demopolis Magazine is published quarterly. All publications are products of Boone Publications, Inc.


315 East Jefferson Street

Demopolis, AL 36732

phone: 334-289-4017
fax: 334-641-4291
general email:


Average Circulation in Marengo and Sumter counties: 2,000 per week


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Staff List

Robert Blankenship : Publisher & Editor

Robert Blankenship

Publisher & Editor

Robert Blankenship is a 20 year veteran in community journalism having worked at newspapers in Alabama, Mississippi, and Indiana. He grew up in Russellville, Alabama and is a graduate of the University of North Alabama. He joined the Demopolis Times and Blackbelt Gazette as Publisher and Editor in 2015.
Christi Kennedy : Marketing Consultant

Christi Kennedy

Marketing Consultant

Christi is a marketing consultant with the Times, specializing in digital and print advertising solutions for businesses large and small. She is a graduate of Thomasville High School and studied marketing at Auburn University at Montgomery. She joined the Times in February 2020.
Andrea Burroughs : Staff Writer

Andrea Burroughs

Staff Writer

Andrea is a staff writer for the Demopolis Times. She is a graduate of the University of West Alabama, earning a bachelor's degree in 2017 and a master's degree in 2019. She grew up in Thomasville, Alabama. She interned at the Times during the summer of 2017 and joined the staff in April 2020.


All Demopolis City Schools closed September 16th


USJ names September Students of the Month

Demopolis High School

Demopolis Tigers stomp Sipsey Valley Bears, 41-8


New program coming for children to cope with depression, stress

Marengo High School

Sweet Water rolls over Marengo

Demopolis High School

Fourth quarter rally lifts Tigers over Falcons

Demopolis High School

Demopolis Tigers improve to 2-0


Demopolis in run-off, Linden elects new mayor


DCSS purchases property near DHS

Blackbelt Gazette

Linden’s Mary Green celebrates 100 years

Blackbelt Gazette

Mayoral candidates address voters at DACC forum

Blackbelt Gazette

SAFETY FIRST: WestRock takes safety standards to new heights

Blackbelt Gazette

Paving projects to begin in Demopolis

Blackbelt Gazette

Linden prepares for city election, August 25

Blackbelt Gazette

Demopolis Building Department improves ISO rating

Blackbelt Gazette

Registration for fall classes underway at WSCC-Demopolis campus

Blackbelt Gazette

Whitfield Regional Hospital modernizing with investments in latest equipment

Blackbelt Gazette

Marengo County School System moves forward with tech resources

Blackbelt Gazette

DCSS BOE updated on school opening progress

Blackbelt Gazette

Gaineswood receives grant through Humanities Foundation

Blackbelt Gazette

DACC hosting Mayoral Forum on August 11

Blackbelt Gazette

Linden schools will implement virtual learning to open year

Blackbelt Gazette

Races set for Demopolis mayor, council seats

Blackbelt Gazette

Marengo County COVID-19 cases up to 484