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Demopolis City Schools Foundation looking ahead to a busy new year

The Demopolis City Schools Foundation is on the road to turning the big 3-0 in just two short years. It’s newest Executive Director, Ashley Coplin, ... Read more

4 days ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Covid-19 vaccine with Whitfield Regional

The Alabama Dept. of Public Health announced on January 8, 2021 people 75 years of age or older can register to receive the Covid-19 vaccine ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Marengo County Commission has new Chairman

                                      The most recent Marengo County Commission ... Read more

1 week ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Child Advocacy Center receives deed to building

                                                  ... Read more

1 month ago by Andrea Burroughs.

DMS and DHS students will return January 4th on a staggered school week

In a meeting of the Board on Monday evening, December 14th, it was decided that students at DMS and DHS will return January 4th on ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 months ago by Robert Blankenship.

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