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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

2 weeks ago by Robert Blankenship.

Coronavirus forces business owners to make difficult decisions

As the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to change the everyday lives of people everywhere, local business owners are faced with difficult decisions as they work to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Robert Blankenship.

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

2 weeks ago by Robert Blankenship.

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

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Knott, Tucker recipients of Hugh Lloyd Scouting Award

The Black Warrior Council of the Boy Scouts of America held is fourth annual Hugh A. Lloyd Lifetime Scouting Award Luncheon on March 12, honoring ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Robert Blankenship.

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

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

DHS student receives appointment to West Point

Demopolis High School senior Joseph Barnes celebrated accepting his appointment to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on March 13. “I just feel like ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Teresa Boykin.

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

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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

3 weeks ago by Teresa Boykin.

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