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City of Livingston implements nightly curfew

In response to the increased number of positive COVID-19 cases in Sumter County, the City of Livingston has ... Read more | Add your comment

Marengo County COVID-19 cases up to five

Marengo County’s confirmed cases of the coronavirus COVID-19 had reached a total of five on Thursday afternoon. The ... Read more | Add your comment

Child Nutrition Program still providing meals to hundreds of children

Even with school facilities closed and students at home, local schools are continuing its efforts to ensure children ... Read more | Add your comment

WRH confirms employee tests positive for COVID-19

Officials with Whitfield Regional Hospital have confirmed that an employee has tested positive for COVID-19. This is the ... Read more | Add your comment

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DCSS discontinuing pick-up meals program

The Demopolis City School System has announced that the Child Nutrition Program meal pick-up will not be made available following spring break as previously announced. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 3, 2020 10:27 am

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Governor Ivey urges small business owners to apply for financial relief

Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday urges Alabama Small Business Owners to respond to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic by taking steps to ensure their business will ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 2, 2020 4:44 pm

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Kennedy joins Demopolis Times staff

The Demopolis Times announces that Christi Kennedy has joined the local newspaper staff as Marketing Consultant. Kennedy is bringing 10 years of experiences in marketing ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 2, 2020 3:52 pm

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ADEM: Drinking water is safe during COVID-19 crisis

Your drinking water is safe, so there’s no need to hoard cases of bottled water during the coronavirus crisis, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Wednesday, April 1, 2020 3:56 pm

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DPD taking steps to protect public, officers during outbreak

Demopolis Police Department is taking extra steps to protect citizens and employees against the evolving coronavirus threat. “During this time we will continue to provide ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Sunday, March 29, 2020 12:39 pm

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COLUMN: Alabama health organizations join to stop spread of COVID-19

The health and safety of Alabamians is our top priority. To that end, the Alabama Department of Public Health, the Alabama Hospital Association, Blue Cross ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, March 27, 2020 4:21 pm

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DCSS announces plans for COVID-19 closure

With the governor closing schools statewide for the remainder of the year, the Demopolis City School System has released the following updates: Facilities: Schools will ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, March 27, 2020 4:16 pm

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Suspect’s charges upgraded to murder

The Demopolis Police Department has reported that a suspect is facing murder charges. DPD investigators arrested Jakane Ta’Marcus Robinson, 19, of Mobile on Feb. 23 ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, March 27, 2020 12:41 pm

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Demopolis council approves incentive for possible industry

The Demopolis City Council approved an incentive for a possible new industry during an abbreviated meeting on Thursday, March 19. The council agreed to strike ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Thursday, March 26, 2020 1:40 pm

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First COVID-19 case confirmed in Marengo County

Marengo County has its first confirmed case of COVID-19, according to the latest update by the Alabama Department of Public Health. The state saw an ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, March 26, 2020 8:24 am

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COVID-19 testing continues at WRH

Since establishing itself as a COVID-19 test site last week, Whitfield Regional Hospital reports no major problems, or positive cases, as of Tuesday morning. WRH ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:31 pm

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Man killed in Greene County vehicle accident

A Tennessee man was killed Monday as the result of a vehicle accident in Greene County. Gary Roberts, 53, of Brentwood, Tennessee was pronounced dead ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 11:17 am

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Guest Column: The U.S. Census form is your friend

No Alabama residents should be afraid of completing their U.S. 2020 Census form. In fact, they should be excited to complete the form because it ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, March 24, 2020 1:17 pm

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SA golf team wins tournament

The Southern Academy Golf Team won the Marion Military Institute Golf Tourney held on March 12 with a team score of 301. Members of the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, March 24, 2020 1:07 pm

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Ivey delays state tax filings

Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Revenue announced today that the state income tax filing due date is extended from April 15, 2020, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, March 23, 2020 1:10 pm

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Law enforcement seeks information on missing Gallion man

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is seeking a missing person from the Gallion community. Alphonso Johnson Jr., 28, a black male, was last seen wearing ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Monday, March 23, 2020 9:36 am

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Black Belt Community Foundation launches COVID-19 response fund

The Black Belt Community Foundation (BBCF) has sprung into action to help as many regional organizations and communities as possible amidst the COVID-19 pandemic by ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, March 20, 2020 4:18 pm

Alabama Department of Public Health

Ivey issues statement on updated statewide public health order

Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) on Friday issued an update to the statewide health order to aid in Alabama’s ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, March 20, 2020 4:07 pm

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County to close certain public buildings on March 23

The Marengo County Commission, on March 19, 2020, adopted Resolution #031920 declaring a State of Emergency due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic which poses a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, March 20, 2020 2:45 pm

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GUEST COLUMN: DCSS Superintendent: We will rise during these challenging times

Without a doubt, this has been an uncommon year for the Demopolis City School System. Our students, staff, and community have worked through multiple “once ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, March 20, 2020 12:17 pm

Alabama Securities Commission

Alabama Securities Commission warns citizens of scams relating to the coronavirus and planned government payments

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing the way we conduct our daily lives. The Alabama Securities Commission (ASC) is reminding Alabamians to beware of con artists ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, March 20, 2020 12:15 pm

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Ivey issues statement on statewide public health order

Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) on Thursday issued a statewide health order to aid in Alabama’s efforts to contain ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, March 19, 2020 2:07 pm

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ADOR extends relief to small businesses

Effective immediately, the Department of Revenue is extending relief to small retail businesses that are unable to timely pay their February, March, and April sales ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:38 am

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Linden City Hall closes due to coronavirus concerns

Amid coronavirus concerns, Linden City Council voted Tuesday to lock city hall until further notice. Staff will still be at work to see to city ... Read more

by Teresa Boykin, Wednesday, March 18, 2020 11:36 am

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Primary Runoff Election postponed until July 14

Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced the Primary Runoff Election would be held on July 14, 2020 due to the concerns surrounding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, March 18, 2020 11:29 am