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Marengo County High School to host a Back to School Kickoff

Marengo County High School will be hosting a back to school kickoff on Saturday, July, 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Consumers to Take Advantage of July 16-18 Tax Holiday

Marengo County will participate in the 2021 back to school tax holiday. Alabama’s 16th annual sales tax holiday for school-related items is July 16-18. This ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Billy George Tucker “Gramps” – “Daddy”

Billy George Tucker “Gramps”, “Daddy” age 91 of Sweet Water, AL died July 2, 2021 at his home. He was born February 22, 1930 in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Marengo County Commission honors long-time employee, votes to revoke liquor, lounge licenses

                  The July Marengo County Commission meeting was another short one as the Commission moved through the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Back Water Boat Rentals hold ribbon cutting ceremony

Back Water Boat Rentals held a ribbon-cutting ceremony last Thursday, July 8 at the Kingfisher Bay Marina. Owner Clint Sumlin has wanted to open a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Reptiles make appearance for the Demopolis Public Library Summer Reading Program

Summer activities continued at the Demopolis Public Library on Friday, July 9 with the library’s annual Reptile Show hosted by Yarbrough’s Educational Reptiles. The Reptile ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Mother, son publish book on hope, determination, inspiration

Marengo County natives Susan Browder and her son Jacob Browder are set to release their first book titled The Bull Didn’t Win. The book releases ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Smokin Jack’s named June Business of the Month

Smokin Jack’s BBQ has been named the June Business of the Month by the Demopolis Area Chamber of Commerce. It is located at 1023 US-Hwy. ... Read more

1 month ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Rebecca Crawford Marlowe

Rebecca Crawford Marlowe, 69, of Demopolis, Alabama went to her eternal home on Friday, May 28, 2021.  She was born on April 9, 1952, in ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Linden BOE members increase monthly pay by $100, discuss renovation projects

At the recent Linden Board of Education meeting on May 24, the board voted to increase members’ salaries by $100. The increase was approved unanimously, ... Read more

2 months ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Marengo County BOE discusses ESSER Funds for school district

During the most recent Marengo County Board of Education meeting on May 25, 2021, the Instructional Leader Cathy Seale provided the board with updates from ... Read more

2 months ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Demopolis resident grateful for Whitfield’s local medical facilities

Demopolis resident Jo Fitz-Gerald was the first patient for Whitfield Regional Hospital’s new breast cancer clinic. Fitz-Gerald underwent a mastectomy on Tuesday, June 1, and ... Read more

2 months ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Demopolis and Linden fire departments receive donations from WoodmenLife

Demopolis, AL (April 28, 2021) WoodmenLife chapters across the country are participating in the Equipping Our Hometown Heroes campaign and giving back to First Responder ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

DACC announces 2020 Community Award winners

The Demopolis Area Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce the 2020 Community Award winners to be officially recognized during the Chamber’s 105th Annual Celebration ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

The Mustard Seed named May Business of the Month

The Mustard Seed has been named the May Business of the Month by the Demopolis Area Chamber of Commerce. It is located at 101 W. ... Read more

3 months ago by Andrea Burroughs.

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