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Collins announces candidacy for Demopolis mayor seat

Lifelong Demopolis resident and businessman Woody Collins announced Friday his candidacy for mayor of Demopolis. Collins is a former member of the city council, serving ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, May 29, 2020 4:17 pm

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Demopolis council approves polling places; discuss lighting projects

The Demopolis City Council has approved polling places for the city election to be held August 25. With several previous polling places no longer available, ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, May 29, 2020 12:42 pm

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DCSS considers revised calendar; safety procedures for summer, upcoming school year

Proposed calendar calls for later school start; embedded remote learning days Demopolis City Schools are preparing for the next school year amidst measures to ensure ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:16 pm

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COVID-19 cases rise as additional testing becomes available

The total confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus continue to rise, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health. As of Tuesday morning, the total ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 12:50 pm

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Marengo’s COVID-19 cases, deaths increase; more testing available

Marengo County has surpassed the century mark of COVID-19 cases with the Alabama Department of Public Health reporting a total of 119 for the county ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:38 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

WSCC names Hathcock director of Demopolis campus

Plans announced to create ‘full-service’ community college for Demopolis area During a press conference Tuesday, officials with Wallace State Community College announced parts of its ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:13 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Hathcock resigns as DHS principal

The Demopolis Board of Education approved Monday the resignation of Demopolis High School Principal Blaine Hathcock. Hathcock has served as the DHS principal for four ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Monday, May 18, 2020 6:27 pm

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Lodging tax suspended in Demopolis

The City of Demopolis will suspend its lodging tax for the remainder of the year following a vote by the city council. According to Mayor ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Thursday, May 14, 2020 3:13 pm

News Main

COVID-19 cases up to 86 in Marengo County

The number of people in Marengo County who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 has reached 86 and another person has died as a result, lifting ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Tuesday, May 12, 2020 3:27 pm

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COVID-19 cases up to 66 in Marengo County; additional testing available

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Marengo County has reached 66, as of a Tuesday update posted by the Alabama Department of Public Health. ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:39 am

Blackbelt Gazette

Woman shot and abandoned; Suspect facing attempted murder charge

A Demopolis man was arrested and charged with attempted murder after police received a call from a victim who had been shot multiple times and ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, May 1, 2020 11:01 am

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COVID-19: Marengo County cases up to 45; Governor issues ‘Safer At Home’ order

A third Marengo County resident has died from COVID-19 and the total number of positive cases has increased to 45, according to a Wednesday update ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Wednesday, April 29, 2020 4:51 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Marengo County sheriff charged with domestic violence

Marengo County Sheriff Richard Bates has been arrested on charges of domestic violence. The Alabama Attorney General’s Office served a warrant for Bates on Friday, ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Tuesday, April 28, 2020 7:30 pm

Galleries

Barge drifts onto Demopolis Dam

A string of six barges lost control Thursday morning and ultimately came to rest on the Demopolis Lock and Dam. The barges were exiting the ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Thursday, April 23, 2020 4:37 pm

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Demopolis BOE approves three principal contracts

The Demopolis City Schools Board of Education on Monday approved the extension of contracts for three principals. The contracts renewed are for each of the ... Read more

by Robert Blankenship, Tuesday, April 21, 2020 3:47 pm

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