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Latest Editorials

Editorial: It’s important everyone is counted for Census 2020

With 2020 comes the ten-year Constitutional requirement of conducting a census to count the population of our cities, counties, states and nation. For Marengo County ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Reports.

EDITORIAL: Manley’s contributions had profound impact on community

This past week, our city, county and region lost a true advocate in Richard “Rick” Manley. Everyone seems to be in agreement that Manley’s contributions ... Read more

3 years ago by Staff Reports.

EDITORIAL: Being at school is first step to success

Over the next week, the doors of local schools will be opening wide as students begin another year of reading, writing and arithmetic. While some ... Read more

4 years ago by Staff Reports.

Christmas on the River takes a community effort

Each year the Christmas on the River event has happened, it has taken a community effort and 2016 is no exception. From volunteers to students ... Read more

5 years ago by Nicholas Finch.

Looking forward to a great holiday weekend

We are only one week away from celebrating our nation’s independence and I’m one week away from experiencing my first event on the river — ... Read more

6 years ago by Robert Blankenship.

UWA needs to move forward

The last couple of months have been difficult ones for the University of West Alabama family. Read more

7 years ago by Staff Reports.

City must get 2011 grant resolved

City needs to get grant lingering from 2011 resolved as soon as practical. Read more

7 years ago by Staff Reports.

Community support encouraging

The outpouring of support from the community of Demopolis and Marengo County is encouraging for the area. Read more

8 years ago by Staff Reports.

State should look at pickup truck passenger law

The recent tragic accident in Guntersville involving a pickup truck that killed four teens and injured five others has brought to the forefront a discussion ... Read more

8 years ago by Staff Reports.

DPD bikes good for Demopolis

The Demopolis Police Department recently purchased two bicycles to add to their fleet, and it has been a great thing for the community so far. ... Read more

8 years ago by Staff Reports.

Gridlock helps nobody

Following Thursday evening’s city council walkout, it is obvious that something needs to be done about the gridlock that has plagued the council over the ... Read more

9 years ago by Staff Reports.

School calendar in the wrong hands

Each year there’s at least one piece of legislation that comes through Montgomery that leaves you scratching your head. The School Calendar Bill is this ... Read more

9 years ago by Jason Cannon.

Mind your election manners

It’s been 70 years since Disney’s ‘Bambi’ landed in theaters. Still, even after seven decades, one very simple quote from that move rings as true ... Read more

10 years ago by Jason Cannon.

Local election season coming about

Driving around town several things become obvious. One is that election season is upon us. I like to use this space on a rare occasion ... Read more

10 years ago by Jason Cannon.

Take a second and maybe save a life

Sunday marks the end of Daylight Saving. Yes. The day that donates you an extra hour of your weekend. No it’s not fair but yes ... Read more

10 years ago by Jason Cannon.

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