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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 Commerce. It is located at 1023 US-Hwy. ... Read more

3 days ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Rebecca Crawford Marlowe

Rebecca Crawford Marlowe, 69, of Demopolis, Alabama went to her eternal home on Friday, May 28, 2021.  She was born on April 9, 1952, in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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 by $100. The increase was approved unanimously, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Andrea Burroughs.

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 Seale provided the board with updates from ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Andrea Burroughs.

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

2 weeks ago by Andrea Burroughs.

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

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

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

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

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

1 month ago by Andrea Burroughs.

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

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

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

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

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

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

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

2 months ago by Andrea Burroughs.

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

2 months ago by Andrea Burroughs.

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

2 months ago by Andrea Burroughs.

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

2 months ago by Andrea Burroughs.

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