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Andrea Burroughs, Author at The Demopolis Times

Blackbelt Gazette

Linden City Council considers new street lighting for residents on Cahaba Road

At the April 6 Linden City Council meeting, the council took a resident request for additional lighting on Cahaba Road under consideration. Cahaba Road is ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 11:54 am

Blackbelt Gazette

Demopolis Chamber of Commerce chooses Lane’s Tire Pro as Business of the Month

Lane’s Tire Pros is a family-owned business that has served the Marengo County area for 30 years. Its current owner is Barry Phillips, and the ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 11:42 am

Blackbelt Gazette

State approves new projects for George P. Austin Middle School

At the recent Linden Board of Education meeting on March 22, 2021, Superintendent Dr. Timothy Thurman announced that the state department has approved renovation projects ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 2:15 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Letters of failing grades sent home to parents

Over two-hundred letters were sent home with the report cards to alert parents of student failings. Marengo County Schools Instructional Leader Cathy Seale sent out ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 1:34 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Demopolis City Council aims to preserve century old jail cell

At the March 18 Demopolis City Council meeting, the council voted to ask for alternate bids on demolishing the old police station after a large ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Wednesday, March 24, 2021 2:07 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Severe weather drops tornadoes across Marengo County

Marengo County saw severe weather last Wednesday, March 17, including EF-1 and EF-2 tornadoes. Alabama was under a state of emergency last Tuesday and late ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Wednesday, March 24, 2021 1:33 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Windham Motors car theft investigation still ongoing

Demopolis Police Chief Rex Flowers said this week three of the six vehicles stolen from Windham Motors last month have been recovered. On February 6, ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Thursday, March 18, 2021 2:13 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Local businesses weigh mask requirements

Businesses across the state are discussing how to move forward once the mandate ends and what their requirements will be for customers. Some businesses in ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Thursday, March 18, 2021 2:04 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Marengo County Commission approves application for $300,000 CDBG grant

At the March 9 Marengo County Commission meeting, Frank Dobson of the Alabama Tombigbee Regional Commission (ATRC) reported that Marengo County is eligible for $300,000 ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Thursday, March 18, 2021 1:53 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Linden City Council discusses the old Fun Factory property during a closed session

The Jan. 5 council vote to allow the Linden City School system to purchase the Fun Factory property was opened again at the March 9 ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Thursday, March 18, 2021 12:05 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Demopolis welcomes canoe paddler traveling from Oregon to New York

A unique traveler recently visited Demopolis on Friday, March 12. Neal Moore arrived at the boat landing after traveling more than 4,000 miles from Oregon ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Thursday, March 18, 2021 12:00 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

DHS tennis teams make a clean sweep in double meet

                                  The Demopolis High School Varsity Women’s and Men’s ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 3:59 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Marengo County Board of Education discusses Summer Learning Program, assessment reviews

During the most recent Marengo County Board of Education meeting on Feb.  24, 2021, the board discussed plans for summer school for failing students. Instructional ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 3:15 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Linden BOE talks extensive summer school program for struggling students

At the Feb. 24, 2021, recent Linden Board of Education meeting, the board discussed having an extensive summer school program to help students struggling. The ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 3:01 pm

Blackbelt Gazette

Las Fuentes Mexican Restaurant named the Business of the Month

Las Fuentes Mexican Restaurant has been named the March Business of the Month by the Demopolis Area Chamber of Commerce. It is located at 1319 ... Read more

by Andrea Burroughs, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 2:54 pm

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