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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 ... Read more | Add your comment

Hurricane Zeta survivors in Marengo County can file appeals with FEMA

How to Appeal a FEMA Disaster Assistance Decision MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Disaster survivors affected by Hurricane Zeta may ... Read more | Add your comment

Covid-19 vaccine with Whitfield Regional

The Alabama Dept. of Public Health announced on January 8, 2021 people 75 years of age or older ... Read more | Add your comment

Marengo County Commission has new Chairman

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USJ announces January leaders of the month

January Leaders of the Month- Each month USJ will be honoring our Leaders of the Month, chosen from each classroom. These students exemplify leadership qualities both inside and outside the classroom.                       ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, January 11, 2021 3:09 pm

Community

Bama Auto Parts named the January Business of the Month

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by Staff Reports, Thursday, December 31, 2020 1:35 pm

Community

Dual Enrollment opportunities available for DHS students through Wallace CC

Future Connect has new information about Dual Enrollment opportunities for DHS students through Wallace Community College. Future Connect is a program aimed at informing students, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, December 22, 2020 4:51 pm

News

UWA’s Keener describes and names a new plant species after discoverer

Finzel’s Wild Ginger is only known from two populations in Alabama LIVINGSTON, Ala.—One of Alabama’s rarest vascular plant species has recently been named and described ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, December 22, 2020 10:37 am

Community

Whitfield administers first COVID-19 vaccinations to employees

                                  Whitfield Regional Hospital received its first shipment of ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Monday, December 21, 2020 7:24 pm

Community

First Responders will have Christmas parade through Demopolis

First Responders are working together to bring some much needed Christmas joy to Demopolis. Demopolis Fire and Rescue and the Demopolis Police Department have planned ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, December 18, 2020 4:54 pm

News

Choctaw County Jury Returns $5 Million Verdict

A Choctaw County Jury returned a $5 Million verdict on December 10th for a seriously injured Butler, Alabama woman. Mrs. Fay Long was represented by ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, December 18, 2020 2:39 pm

Community

Trustmark Bank in Demopolis Donates $1,000 to Demopolis Food Pantry

As a part of their “Sleigh Hunger Campaign”, Trustmark Bank in Demopolis gave $1,000 to the Demopolis Food Pantry, a ministry of Trinity Episcopal Church ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, December 16, 2020 3:17 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Child Advocacy Center receives deed to building

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by Andrea Burroughs, Wednesday, December 16, 2020 2:36 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

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

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, December 16, 2020 2:22 pm

Community

Demopolis City Schools pauses student operations due to Covid-19

Good Afternoon, Since August 20th, when we started this school year, we’ve asked ourselves these two questions daily in relation to having school during a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, December 11, 2020 2:18 pm

Community

Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing at Theo Ratliff Activity Center

The Theo Ratliff Activity Center, the Marengo County Health Department (MCHD), and the Black Belt Community Foundation will sponsor a Covid-19 Prevention Information event on ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, December 10, 2020 4:27 pm

Community

USJ announces December Leaders of the Month

Each month USJ will be honoring our Leaders of the Month, chosen from each classroom. These students exemplify leadership qualities both inside and outside the classroom.       Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, December 4, 2020 2:57 pm

Community

Superintendent Urges Community to Work Together to Keep Students in School

December 3, 2020 – Since coming back from the Thanksgiving break we have had a slight increase of positive COVID-19 cases with our students. Although ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, December 4, 2020 12:39 pm

Linden High School

Linden Patriots win 1A State Championship

The phrase “third time’s the charm” proved true for the Linden Patriots. They dominated the Pickens County Tornadoes in the AHSAA 1A State Championship game. ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Thursday, December 3, 2020 11:53 pm

Business

SVH Bistro named December Business of the Month

SVH Bistro has been named the December Business of the Month by the Demopolis Area Chamber of Commerce. SVH Bistro is located at111-A W Washington ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 2:24 pm

News

Demopolis RCB launches “Festival of Lights” for the holidays

Demopolis— November 24, 2020 – With Covid-19 hampering Christmas on the River parades this year, the Demopolis River City Blue Marching Band at Demopolis High School has ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 8:55 am

News

USJ names November Leaders of the Month

Each month USJ will be honoring our Leaders of the Month, chosen from each classroom. These students exemplify leadership qualities both inside and outside the classroom.               ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 10:22 am

News

USJ announces A and A/B Honor rolls for the 1st 9 weeks

U. S. Jones  1st Nine Weeks All A Honor Roll 3rd Grade Acker, Maci Allen, Londyn Allgood, William Basinger, Eli Besteder, Kameron Blanton, Emaleigh Bridges, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, November 3, 2020 10:55 am

News

E-911 offers new link to report hurricane damage

Marengo County E-911 is attempting to make it easier on the citizens of Marengo County to report damage they received from Hurricane Zeta. Marengo County ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, November 3, 2020 10:07 am

Business

Demopolis Holiday Open House

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by Staff Reports, Monday, November 2, 2020 9:35 am

Business

Lily White Cleaner named Business of the Month

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by Staff Reports, Monday, November 2, 2020 8:47 am

News

Hurricane’s path plunges hundreds of thousands into dark across Alabama

Hurricane Zeta plunged a large swath of Alabama in the dark overnight with hundreds of thousands still without power early Thursday. The storm’s path can ... Read more

by Alabama Now, Thursday, October 29, 2020 9:34 am

News

Hurricane Zeta slams South, leaves path of destruction across Alabama

Hurricane Zeta surprised weather forecasters Wednesday as it strengthened just before making landfall and plowed ashore, leaving a wake of destruction across Louisiana, Mississippi and ... Read more

by Alabama Now, Thursday, October 29, 2020 8:40 am

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VFW Golf Tournament this weekend

The annual VFW Golf Tournament will be held this weekend, Saturday October 17, 2020 at the Ravine Golf Course. The tournament was postponed last weekend ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 15, 2020 2:45 pm