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Singleton: ‘Leadership is being constant to something greater than yourself’

I left Montgomery on Thursday evening fuming. In four weeks, more than 700,000 K-12 students, teachers, nurses and administrators across 138 school districts will venture ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: Class of 2020 should be proud of ‘Finishing Strong’

Senior quotes and skip days, I heard about them both as I stepped into my final year at Demopolis High School. My mom cheered as ... Read more

4 months ago by Samuel Blankenship.

MCAAPA Column: What is Juneteenth?

What is Juneteenth—and what does it celebrate? A day remembering the end of slavery in Texas has spread across the whole U.S., with a larger ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

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

6 months ago by Kyle Kallhoff.

COLUMN: Alabama health organizations join to stop spread of COVID-19

The health and safety of Alabamians is our top priority. To that end, the Alabama Department of Public Health, the Alabama Hospital Association, Blue Cross ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Reports.

GUEST COLUMN: DCSS Superintendent: We will rise during these challenging times

Without a doubt, this has been an uncommon year for the Demopolis City School System. Our students, staff, and community have worked through multiple “once ... Read more

7 months ago by Robert Blankenship.

Sorta old-fashioned hog killing

Got an invitation from old friend, Roe Tucker, to show up at his place for a big breakfast, and then stay around for what used ... Read more

8 months ago by Tom Boggs.

Days Gone Bye column: A hit and a miss this week

As sometimes happens in my weekly rambling, instead of hitting on just one subject, I might veer off to the side … or the rear ... Read more

8 months ago by Tom Boggs.

Editorial: It’s important everyone is counted for Census 2020

With 2020 comes the ten-year Constitutional requirement of conducting a census to count the population of our cities, counties, states and nation. For Marengo County ... Read more

8 months ago by Staff Reports.

Juicy Crab is great even without the crab

A country boy who lived in Gallion all his life, joined the Navy one day and left his home. He had never experienced many things ... Read more

9 months ago by Staff Reports.

Ballot counting and cake walking

I have a painting of the old courthouse that burned in 1965 hanging in my office, and I often gaze at it, and remember so ... Read more

9 months ago by Tom Boggs.

Days Gone Bye: Remembering laughter in the woods

It has been quite awhile since I would call myself a hunter or even much of a fisherman, but I do have many lighthearted memories ... Read more

9 months ago by Tom Boggs.

OPINION: Include community in your plans for the New Year

Here we are at the opening of a brand new decade. Am I the only one who feels like Y2K was just a few years ... Read more

10 months ago by Robert Blankenship.

Old age memories can be amazing

I chuckled the other day as I related to a friend that right before 2020 dawned upon us my mind was carried back to a ... Read more

10 months ago by Tom Boggs.

Some of best hotdogs made in Alabama

In several of my “musings” recently I have talked about getting a good hotdog. There are a few places around where you can get “okay” ... Read more

10 months ago by Staff Reports.

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