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Demopolis child comes back strong after difficult year

(Editor’s Note: This is the fourth, and final, article in a series focusing on local families affected by ...

Blackbelt Gazette

DPD’s ‘Popsicle Lady’ building relationships between police, youth

The Demopolis Police Department and Officer Serena Green are doing their part this summer in helping locals beat ...


Bigbee Humane Society does big job with limited resources

Three volunteers keep Bigbee Humane Society running despite being at capacity virtually all the time.


BEHIND FRONT LINES: Watson keeps DFD going behind scenes

Fire department's administrative assistant puts out different type of fires running day-to-day operations.

Demopolis High School

Injured baseball player: ‘They needed a third baseman, and it was going to be me’

The last four off-seasons haven't been easy for Tyler Oates, but this season he had to overcome his ...


Miss COTR Webb prepares for busy week

Miss Christmas on the River Mary Frances Webb prepares for busy week of festivities.


Demopolis native attends historic March on Washington, D.C.

Demopolis native and 1969 U.S. Jones High School graduate Dr. Charles J. Smith Sr. attended the 50th anniversary ...

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Jefferson Community Club bridges past to future

Since its start 60 years ago, the Jefferson Community Club has been a meeting place for people who ...


Profile in courage: Athlete overcomes leg amputation, inspires school

Walking across the stage to receive a high school diploma is special for every graduate. That short walk ...

Faith and Family

Cancer survivors celebrate life at Relay For Life

For some, Thursday was just another day, but for Robert Goodsell it marked the day he was told ...


Meet this year’s Relay For Life chairwoman

In her first year as chair of the Marengo Relay for Life, Doris Stephens is working hard to ...


Walking with a purpose

There comes a time in many people’s lives when they wake up and realize they aren’t happy with ...


Tarpley crowned this year’s St. Nick

Before Katie Windham named this year’s St. Nick she read from letters written in support of the community ...


Probate Judge hands over gavel

The Marengo County Probate Court will be losing a longtime fixture on Thursday when Judge Cindy Neilson will ...


High flying act in Gallion

At the age of six, Alex Cortes began to fly. Alex and his older brother, Robinson, are originally ...

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