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Woman shot and abandoned; Suspect facing attempted murder charge

A Demopolis man was arrested and charged with attempted murder after police received a call from a victim who had been shot multiple times and ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Robert Blankenship.

DCSS accepting enrollment applications for 20-21 school year

Those who live in Demopolis and are registering for school for the first time in the Demopolis City School System will need to complete the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Additional COVID-19 testing sites coming to Demopolis, Linden

There will be additional COVID-19 testing sites in Marengo County and other communities. On Wednesday, a mobile COVID-19 testing initiative launched in Alabama to set-up ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

COVID-19: Marengo County cases up to 45; Governor issues ‘Safer At Home’ order

A third Marengo County resident has died from COVID-19 and the total number of positive cases has increased to 45, according to a Wednesday update ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Robert Blankenship.

Marengo County sheriff charged with domestic violence

Marengo County Sheriff Richard Bates has been arrested on charges of domestic violence. The Alabama Attorney General’s Office served a warrant for Bates on Friday, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Robert Blankenship.

Demopolis Boy Scout aims to ‘Unpack Hunger’ with Eagle Scout project

Caring for others is one of the core values of the Boy Scouts of America, and one Boy Scout took that value to heart and ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Domestic dispute leads to murder charge

A domestic shooting in Linden left one man dead and another facing murder charges. According to Linden Police Chief Robert Alston, Josh Cannon, 36, and ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Barge drifts onto Demopolis Dam

A string of six barges lost control Thursday morning and ultimately came to rest on the Demopolis Lock and Dam. The barges were exiting the ... Read more

1 month ago by Robert Blankenship.

DCSS SUPERINTENDENT COLUMN: The Demopolis Difference

Although the typical school year has been interrupted due to COVID-19, the Demopolis City School System’s (DCSS) progress is not slowing down. DCSS continues to ... Read more

1 month ago by Kyle Kallhoff.

Local business helping others with T-shirt sale

Local business Shirts & More Screen Printing & Embroidery has stepped up to help other local businesses stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic. Owner Chad ... Read more

1 month ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Demopolis BOE approves three principal contracts

The Demopolis City Schools Board of Education on Monday approved the extension of contracts for three principals. The contracts renewed are for each of the ... Read more

1 month ago by Robert Blankenship.

WAMHC ‘Stepping Up’ mental health care

The West Alabama Mental Health Center is one of nine community mental health organizations facilitating the Stepping Up Initiative implemented, by the Alabama Department of ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

DFR, Young Professionals team up to distribute meals to children

The Demopolis Fire & Rescue Department recently joined the Demopolis Young Professionals organization to provide weekly meals for children in need. The Secret Meals program ... Read more

1 month ago by Andrea Burroughs.

Skywest to partner with United Airlines for Meridian service

MERIDIAN, MS.—Meridian’s airline partner, SkyWest, has reached an agreement to partner with United Airlines to provide Meridian’s air service as of July 1, 2020, with ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Marengo County COVID-19 death confirmed; WRH selected for new testing equipment

According to the Alabama Department of Public Health, Marengo County has a confirmed 24 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus as of Tuesday at 1 p.m. ... Read more

1 month ago by Robert Blankenship.

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