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Tigers come back to claim season-opening win, 14-12

It took over three quarters, but the Demopolis Tigers found their footing just in time to come from behind and claim a season opening victory ... Read more

2 months ago by Robert Blankenship.

Linden’s Mary Green celebrates 100 years

Linden resident Mary Green turned 100 years old on Thursday, August 6, and celebrated the day with her family and the staff at Marengo Nursing ... Read more

2 months ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Mayoral candidates address voters at DACC forum

The candidates for mayor and city council in the City of Demopolis stated their positions to voters Tuesday night during the Demopolis Area Chamber of ... Read more

2 months ago by Robert Blankenship.

SAFETY FIRST: WestRock takes safety standards to new heights

A group of employees at WestRock plant in Demopolis has been recognized for their efforts in creating a safer work environment. The Pulp and Paper ... Read more

2 months ago by Robert Blankenship.

Paving projects to begin in Demopolis

The Demopolis City Council approved a bid that will allow for repaving projects across the city. During a call-in meeting Thursday, the council approved a ... Read more

2 months ago by Robert Blankenship.

Linden prepares for city election, August 25

Residents of Linden will go to the polls to vote on city leadership positions August 25. Incumbent mayor Charles Moore will face a challenge from ... Read more

2 months ago by Robert Blankenship.

Demopolis Building Department improves ISO rating

The Demopolis Building Department has made a big improvement in its Building Code Effectiveness Grading Classification (BCEGC). According to Julius Rembert, Building Official, the City ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Registration for fall classes underway at WSCC-Demopolis campus

Registration for fall classes at Wallace State Community College-Demopolis is underway. Classes at the campus, located at the Demopolis Higher Education Center inside the Dempolis ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Whitfield Regional Hospital modernizing with investments in latest equipment

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and the changes that have come with it, Whitfield Regional Hospital continues to move forward with important upgrades ... Read more

2 months ago by Robert Blankenship.

LHS Patriot commits to Army for 2021 football season

Linden High School rising senior Timothy Thurman Jr. has decided to attend West Point and play football for Army after graduating next spring. Thurman has ... Read more

3 months ago by Robert Blankenship.

Marengo County School System moves forward with tech resources

Technology and Testing Coordinator Kate Huggins and Instructional Leader Cathy Seale provided updates on equipment orders and school resources for the fall school year at ... Read more

3 months ago by Andrea Burroughs.

DCSS BOE updated on school opening progress

Demopolis Superintendent Kyle Kallhoff updated members of the Board of Education on plans for the reopening of schools on August 20. From improving sanitization within ... Read more

3 months ago by Robert Blankenship.

Gaineswood receives grant through Humanities Foundation

Gaineswood National Historic Landmark was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the Alabama Humanities Foundation (AHF). The AHF awarded 79 CARES Act Relief Grants to ... Read more

3 months ago by Robert Blankenship.

DACC hosting Mayoral Forum on August 11

The Demopolis Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Mayoral Forum on Tuesday, August 11, 7 p.m., at the Demopolis Civic Center. The forum ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Linden schools will implement virtual learning to open year

During the most recent Linden Board of Education meeting on July 27, Superintendent Dr. Timothy Thurman discussed plans for revising the fall school reopening plan ... Read more

3 months ago by Andrea Burroughs.

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