Piranha cousin, called pacu, caught at Yacht Basin

Piranha cousin, called pacu, caught at Yacht Basin

A South American fish related to the piranha was caught Saturday on Demopolis Lake. Read more

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Demopolis Fire Department improves on ISO rating

The Demopolis Fire Department, and Demopolis as a whole, improved on its ISO rating, falling just short of being a Class 3 department. Read more

  1. County unemployment on rise in June
  2. Demopolis Public Library holds book fair
  3. Marengo County runoff turnout among highest in state

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Demopolis will repay $71,517 of ADECA grant

The city of Demopolis will repay $71,517 to close out a grant from 2011. The city was awarded the $421,517 grant to rehab a railroad ... Read more

Howard defeats Moore for State House seat

The Alabama House of Representatives District 72 seat was reclaimed Tuesday by incumbent Ralph Howard. Read more

Moore claims BOE District 4 seat in runoff

The Marengo County Board of Education District 4 runoff was decided Tuesday, and Chester Moore defeated incumbent Arthur Hopson for the seat. Read more

Bates wins bid for second term as Sheriff

Bates wins bid for second term as Sheriff

Marengo County Sheriff Richard “Ben” Bates will serve Marengo County for at least four more years after defeating Phillip Myers in a runoff Tuesday. Read more

Election night results: Bates wins another term as sheriff

Check this link for live election results from Tuesday’s runoff elections. Read more

  1. Local students attend camp at Auburn
  2. ALDOT begins work on Demopolis truck route  | 1 comment
  3. Friends of Gaineswood to take over day-to-day operation
  4. Woman arrested after high-speed chase Tuesday
  5. 13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey, with two local tales, reissued
  6. Sheriff refutes grand jury report about jail cleanliness
  7. Three local races to be decided in Tuesday runoff
  8. Organization sponsors food distribution
  9. Commission puts road closing on hold
  10. Arrest made in January restaurant burglary
  11. Black bear sightings increasing across Alabama
  12. UWA exhibit features 17 Sumter County artists
  13. Demopolis library hosting book fair
  14. Man dies in Perry County crash
  15. Arts council brings classical guitarist to town
  16. Woman shot, killed in front of county jail
  17. Street paving begins downtown, will continue through July
  18. State law enforcement urges safety during holiday weekend
  19. Songwriter’s Festival returns to Demopolis
  20. UWA Teacher Connect program accepting scholarship applications
  21. Library celebrates end of summer reading program
  22. Times wins Alabama Press Association awards
  23. Extension system helping to keep food safe in Marengo County
  24. When and what kind of fireworks can you shoot under city ordinances?


Local athlete wins photo contest

Local athlete wins photo contest

Demopolis High School soccer player Adam Brooker won four new pair of soccer cleats in a recent photo contest through Read more

  1. Local athletes, coach attending AHSAA All-Star Week
  2. Alabama to open season with Southern California in 2016
  3. Four from UWA named Preseason Division II All-Americans


MEET THE CAST: James Robinson as George

Robinson returns for second role with Canebrake Players. Read more


New Year’s resolutions for us all

Did you make any New Year's resolutions? Most people at least think of some things they want to do better in the new year. Some ... Read more

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Bigbee Humane Society does big job with limited resources

Bigbee Humane Society does big job with limited resources

Three volunteers keep Bigbee Humane Society running despite being at capacity virtually all the time. Read more


Christmas in July: Times to offer $15 annual subscriptions Friday

Christmas in July: Times to offer $15 annual subscriptions Friday

The Demopolis Times will offer $15 annual subscriptions for one-day on Friday, July 18. Read more


Library celebrates end of summer reading program

Library celebrates end of summer reading program

The Demopolis Public Library held a party Monday to celebrate the end of its summer reading program. Read more

Faith and Family

First Presbyterian, First Methodist hold VBS

First Presbyterian, First Methodist hold VBS

On Tuesday, June 17, the First Presbyterian Church and the First Methodist Church in Demopolis held their second day of Vacation Bible School lasting from ... Read more

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