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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 ... Read more | Add your comment

Breast Cancer event at Jones Rec Center on Oct. 18

We are Overcomers Join us in celebrating the gift of life and all that the Lord has done. ... Read more | Add your comment

USJ October Leaders of the month

3rd Grade leaders: Andrew Escobedo, Anna Clair Kallhoff, Herrin Hewitt, Gracie Gates, A’Niyah Bennett,Abbie Williams, Jordan Tingle, Laney ... Read more | Add your comment

Collins wins Demopolis mayoral run-off

The City of Demopolis has elected Woody Collins as its new mayor for the next four years. Collins ... Read more | Add your comment

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UWA ranks best in state for lowest average student loan debt

Costs and benefits of attending UWA allow students to graduate with lower debt LIVINGSTON, Alabama—The University of West Alabama has recently been recognized most favorably ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 1, 2020 3:31 pm

Demopolis High School

DHS 2020 Homecoming Court Gallery (Photos Courtesy of Fleming Photography)

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by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 1, 2020 11:27 am

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UWA President Tucker appointed by Governor to STEM Council

Statewide initiative expected to synergize STEM efforts to provide career opportunities LIVINGSTON, Alabama—University of West Alabama President Ken Tucker has been appointed by Governor Kay ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 1, 2020 10:27 am

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A Slab & More named October Business of the Month

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by Staff Reports, Thursday, October 1, 2020 10:13 am

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Josephine Reed

Graveside services for Josephine Nixon Reed, 94, of Coatopa will be held Thursday, October 1, 2020, at 11:30 A.M. at Brewersville Cemetery with Rev. Wayne ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 4:38 pm

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Alabama ABC Board Ties Alcohol Enforcement to State Health Directives

September 29, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Dean R. Argo (334) 213-6330 The Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board during a special called meeting today adopted ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 8:56 am

Demopolis High School

Tigers hang on to defeat the Vikings

Although mistakes and a rash of penalties plagued Demopolis Friday night, the Tigers hung on to get a Homecoming victory over the Jasper Vikings. Hayes ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Saturday, September 26, 2020 12:38 am

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Chris Tangle

There are people who tiptoe through life, barely making ripples. Then, there are those who stomp so deeply in their journey, the earth is never ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:56 am

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Demopolis Kiwanis Club needs votes to win $25K

Kiwanis International is sponsoring a program to award $25,000 to an individual Kiwanis club for playground equipment. Demopolis Kiwanis Club is one of 48 clubs ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 4:48 pm

Demopolis High School

DCSS Modifies Rule for Virtual Students to Transition to On- Campus Learning

September 22, 2020– The Demopolis City School Board and School System Administrators are modifying the timeframe for virtual students to transition back to on-campus learning. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:18 pm

Demopolis High School

Demopolis Tigers defeat Shelby County 48-20

The Demopolis Tigers won their third straight region game with a big victory over the visiting Shelby County Wildcats. The Tigers scored early in the ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Friday, September 18, 2020 11:13 pm

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All Demopolis City Schools closed September 16th

Due to the potential threat of flooding and high winds from Hurricane Sally, all Demopolis City Schools will be closed on Wednesday, September 16th. This ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:28 pm

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USJ names September Students of the Month

Each month USJ will be honoring a Student of the Month (or two) chosen from each classroom. These students exemplify leadership qualities both inside and outside the classroom.  Bryce Meadows, Davis Allgood, Aidan Burns, Martin Mata, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 11:11 am

Demopolis High School

Demopolis Tigers stomp Sipsey Valley Bears, 41-8

The Demopolis Tigers had no trouble defeating the visiting Sipsey Valley Bears. They scored the majority of their points in the first half of the ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Saturday, September 12, 2020 12:38 am

Community

New program coming for children to cope with depression, stress

  A former Demopolis native is bringing a new chapter of her organization, A Friend of Mind, to the Black Belt area with their first ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 1:28 pm

Marengo High School

Sweet Water rolls over Marengo

The Sweet Water Bulldogs had no problems against the Marengo Panthers Friday night, winning 35-8. The Bulldogs scored first when Jaland Lewis Horton ran the ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Saturday, September 5, 2020 12:43 am

Demopolis High School

Fourth quarter rally lifts Tigers over Falcons

After a long, hard-fought battle against the Central-Tuscaloosa Falcons, the Demopolis Tigers came out on top with a 40-24 win. Neither team scored until the ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Saturday, September 5, 2020 12:37 am

Demopolis High School

Demopolis Tigers improve to 2-0

The Demopolis Tigers improved to 2-0 on the season with a 34-14 win over the McAdory Yellowjackets. After a scoreless first quarter, Demopolis struck first ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Friday, August 28, 2020 11:52 pm

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Demopolis in run-off, Linden elects new mayor

Demopolis voters will return to the polls for run-off municipal elections between Aliquippa Allen and Woody Collins for mayor on October 6. A run-off election ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Tuesday, August 25, 2020 9:22 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

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

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, August 21, 2020 10:31 pm

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DCSS purchases property near DHS

Property was previously being considered for apartment complex The Demopolis City School Board has recently purchased 6.92 acres of land near Demopolis High School. The ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Wednesday, August 19, 2020 10:20 am

Blackbelt Gazette

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

by Andrea Burroughs, Tuesday, August 18, 2020 10:18 am

Blackbelt Gazette

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

by Robert Blankenship, Friday, August 14, 2020 1:11 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

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

by Robert Blankenship, Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:54 am

Blackbelt Gazette

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

by Robert Blankenship, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 4:14 pm