Our Opinion: Good News

Published 12:00 am Monday, April 21, 2008

Community supports projects to better itself

Rotary Tourney

The Demopolis Rotary Club hosted the 35th annual Demopolis Rotary Charity Golf Tournament. The tournament raised around $6,000 to be split between Camp ASCA and local charities, tournament.

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Library relief

This month, the Demopolis Public Library will accept food items in exchange for clearing $1 off a patron&8217;s fine as a way to support the Demopolis Food Pantry. The idea came from the children&8217;s librarian Kelly Tarpley. The exchange was an effort to support the food pantry as a community service project.

Going green

The Demopolis High School and a local recycling enthusiast, Broughton W. Rogers, are bringing the trend of recycling back to the area. Rogers, a social studies teacher for Linden High School, and the National Science Honor Society at DHS are teaming up to collect paper products for recycling.