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Linden City Council considers new street lighting for residents on Cahaba Road

At the April 6 Linden City Council meeting, the council took a resident request for additional lighting on Cahaba Road under consideration. Cahaba Road is ... Read more

5 days ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Gov. Ivey awards over $22 million to help those left homeless due to COVID-19

MONTGOMERY– Marengo County is included among the counties set to receive assistance from Gov. Ivey’s Office. Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded more than $22 million ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Demopolis Chamber of Commerce chooses Lane’s Tire Pro as Business of the Month

Lane’s Tire Pros is a family-owned business that has served the Marengo County area for 30 years. Its current owner is Barry Phillips, and the ... Read more

5 days ago by Andrea Burroughs.

State approves new projects for George P. Austin Middle School

At the recent Linden Board of Education meeting on March 22, 2021, Superintendent Dr. Timothy Thurman announced that the state department has approved renovation projects ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Demopolis City Schools Foundation to host first virtual event with DHS students

The Demopolis City Schools Foundation is excited to announce its collaboration with DHS Tiger Studios, Tiger Arts Guild, and DHS marketing students-A Night of Lights. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Letters of failing grades sent home to parents

Over two-hundred letters were sent home with the report cards to alert parents of student failings. Marengo County Schools Instructional Leader Cathy Seale sent out ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Marengo County 2021 property tax to be held online

The 2021 Marengo County Tax Sale will be held online this year. Registration will begin on April 7th, 2021. Currently there are 218 parcels left ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Demopolis City Council aims to preserve century old jail cell

At the March 18 Demopolis City Council meeting, the council voted to ask for alternate bids on demolishing the old police station after a large ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Severe weather drops tornadoes across Marengo County

Marengo County saw severe weather last Wednesday, March 17, including EF-1 and EF-2 tornadoes. Alabama was under a state of emergency last Tuesday and late ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Demopolis Lady Tigers softball has victories over Thomasville and Excel

The Demopolis Lady Tigers softball team has won three in a row with victories over the Thomasville Tigers and the Excel Panthers During the Leroy ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Windham Motors car theft investigation still ongoing

Demopolis Police Chief Rex Flowers said this week three of the six vehicles stolen from Windham Motors last month have been recovered. On February 6, ... Read more

1 month ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Local businesses weigh mask requirements

Businesses across the state are discussing how to move forward once the mandate ends and what their requirements will be for customers. Some businesses in ... Read more

1 month ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Marengo County Commission approves application for $300,000 CDBG grant

At the March 9 Marengo County Commission meeting, Frank Dobson of the Alabama Tombigbee Regional Commission (ATRC) reported that Marengo County is eligible for $300,000 ... Read more

1 month ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Linden City Council discusses the old Fun Factory property during a closed session

The Jan. 5 council vote to allow the Linden City School system to purchase the Fun Factory property was opened again at the March 9 ... Read more

1 month ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Demopolis welcomes canoe paddler traveling from Oregon to New York

A unique traveler recently visited Demopolis on Friday, March 12. Neal Moore arrived at the boat landing after traveling more than 4,000 miles from Oregon ... Read more

1 month ago by Andrea Burroughs.

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