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Smokin Jack’s named June Business of the Month

Smokin Jack’s BBQ has been named the June Business of the Month by the Demopolis Area Chamber of ... Read more | Add your comment

Rebecca Crawford Marlowe

Rebecca Crawford Marlowe, 69, of Demopolis, Alabama went to her eternal home on Friday, May 28, 2021.  She ... Read more | Add your comment

Linden BOE members increase monthly pay by $100, discuss renovation projects

At the recent Linden Board of Education meeting on May 24, the board voted to increase members’ salaries ... Read more | Add your comment

Marengo County BOE discusses ESSER Funds for school district

During the most recent Marengo County Board of Education meeting on May 25, 2021, the Instructional Leader Cathy ... Read more | Add your comment

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HONORING CHAMPIONS

2003 DHS softball team honored at HOF banquet   The 2003 Demopolis High School girls’ softball team was honored last week for the legacy it ... Read more | Add your comment

by Kendra Majors.

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DPD investigating theft of six vehicles from local car dealership

Demopolis Police are investigating an incident where six vehicles were stolen from a local car dealership – Windham Motor Co., recently. The DPD said in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Kendra Majors.

Blackbelt Gazette

Demopolis resident grateful for Whitfield’s local medical facilities

Demopolis resident Jo Fitz-Gerald was the first patient for Whitfield Regional Hospital’s new breast cancer clinic. Fitz-Gerald underwent a mastectomy on Tuesday, June 1, and ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Friday, June 4, 2021 3:14 pm

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Anthony Willis named superintendent of Demopolis City Schools

Anthony “Tony” Willis was named the new Superintendent of Demopolis City Schools at a called Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, May 19. Willis will ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Wednesday, May 19, 2021 12:42 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Demopolis and Linden fire departments receive donations from WoodmenLife

Demopolis, AL (April 28, 2021) WoodmenLife chapters across the country are participating in the Equipping Our Hometown Heroes campaign and giving back to First Responder ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:25 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

DACC announces 2020 Community Award winners

The Demopolis Area Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce the 2020 Community Award winners to be officially recognized during the Chamber’s 105th Annual Celebration ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:22 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

The Mustard Seed named May Business of the Month

The Mustard Seed has been named the May Business of the Month by the Demopolis Area Chamber of Commerce. It is located at 101 W. ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:18 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Man who robbed Demopolis gun store in 2019 sentenced to five years in prison

A Greensboro man has been sentenced to five years in prison for robbing a gun store in Demopolis in 2019. United States Attorney Sean P. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:11 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Demopolis Lady Tigers Softball wins one, drops one

DHS 12, JHS 1 The Demopolis Lady Tigers softball team used six runs in the fifth inning to defeat the visiting Jackson Lady Aggies. The ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 29, 2021 3:54 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Marengo High Lady Tracksters claim 1-A Section 2 Track Championship

Marengo High Lady Tracksters claimed the 1-A Section 2 Track Championship that was held on April 23, 2021 and April 24, 2021 at Northridge High ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 29, 2021 3:51 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Former West Alabama athlete shares journey to entertainment business

Stelio Savante is a producer of the upcoming football film Under the Stadium Lights starring Laurence Fishburne and Milo Gibson (Mel Gibson’s son) and distributed ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Thursday, April 29, 2021 2:55 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Linden Board of Education discusses George P. Austin renovations, graduation

At the recent Linden Board of Education meeting on April 26, 2021, Superintendent Dr. Timothy Thurman announced that all paperwork for construction at George P. ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Thursday, April 29, 2021 2:44 pm

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Linden City Council hears concerns from local delegates

Several delegates approached the Linden City Council at the last meeting on April 20 with concerns about property, maintenance, and recycling. The first delegate to ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Thursday, April 29, 2021 2:42 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Marengo County Board of Education receives updates on school district

During the most recent Marengo County Board of Education meeting on April 22, 2021, the Instructional Leader Cathy Seale provided the board with updates from ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Thursday, April 29, 2021 2:33 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Demopolis Girl Scouts troop chooses first responders as their 2021 Hometown Heroes

A local Girl Scout troop recently delivered Hometown Heroes (HTH) packages to the Demopolis Police and Fire Departments, Black Warrior Electric, and Alabama Power lineman. ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Thursday, April 29, 2021 2:29 pm

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USJ names April Leaders of the Month

Each month USJ honors its 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, April 23, 2021 3:36 pm

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Virtual Worlds of Work Platform Scheduled to Launch Week of April 26th-30th

TUSCALOOSA, AL | West AlabamaWorks is pleased to announce the launch of a virtual Worlds of Work platform that will provide much needed career exploration ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 23, 2021 3:22 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Dr. James Stallworth Pack

Dr. James Stallworth Pack, age 63, of Marietta, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. James was born October 12, 1957 in Alabama to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 23, 2021 3:19 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Charles Steele Partridge III

July 5, 1952 – April 18, 2021 Charlie was born in Demopolis and lived in Marengo county throughout his life. He attended the University of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 23, 2021 3:14 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Charles Dwight Parker

Charles Dwight Parker, age 86 of Thomaston, AL died April 10, 2021 at Whitfield Regional Hospital. He was born March 17, 1935 in Lake Altoona, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 23, 2021 3:11 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Reginald Lee Thomasson

January 29, 1955 to April 11, 2021 Reginald Lee Thomasson, age 66 died tragically in the Tombigbee River Sunday evening. While his departure from this ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 23, 2021 3:08 pm

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West Alabama athlete’s Hollywood football film opens June 4th

LIVINGSTON– Former University of West Alabama athlete (Livingston University Tigers football and tennis teams) Stelio Savante now bicoastal between New York and Los Angeles as ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 23, 2021 3:02 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Demopolis Board of Education approves over $2 million worth of contracts

The Demopolis Board of Education approved over $2 million worth of contracts for renovations, construction, and ventilation upgrades at the April 19 meeting. Interim Superintendent ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Thursday, April 22, 2021 11:21 am

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Cooper Smith selected for Boys State

Cooper Smith, son of Pat and Amanda Smith of Demopolis has been selected by Demopolis High School to represent the School at the American Legion ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 22, 2021 11:17 am

Blackbelt Gazette

Demopolis City Council approves sign-on bonuses for DPD, DF&R

The majority of the April 16 Demopolis City Council meeting focused on sign-on bonuses and employee referral benefits for the police and fire departments. The ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Thursday, April 22, 2021 11:08 am

Blackbelt Gazette

Whitfield Regional Hospital set to be the first external ICU in Alabama

A mutual agreement between UAB Hospital and Whitfield Regional Hospital will allow Whitfield to become the first external tele-ICU in Alabama. Dr. William Stigler, administrator ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Thursday, April 22, 2021 11:03 am

Blackbelt Gazette

Whitfield Regional Hospital unveils newly renovated ICU

Whitfield Regional Hospital unveiled its newly renovated Intensive Care Unit last Thursday, April 15. Hospital staff and community members gathered together for the ribbon cutting ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Thursday, April 22, 2021 10:59 am