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Editorials

New businesses could be good

Demopolis has a pair of interesting opportunities on the horizon with two companies looking to set up shop in the City of the People. One ... Read more

10 years ago by Jason Cannon.

Last call for aid on the horizon

The disaster recovery center set up in the Linden Armory May 1 was closed permanently Friday night at 7 p.m. Over its 12 days of ... Read more

10 years ago by Jason Cannon.

Hope shining on hospital L&D

Hope is a powerful tool. It forces through all sorts of things, especially good ideas. Hope is about the only thing that’s kept the doors ... Read more

10 years ago by Jason Cannon.

Renaming spot on for local aviation legend

The greatest success in any field is rarely achieved. But when it is, honoring the individual in his or her hometown is a no-brainer. That ... Read more

10 years ago by Jason Cannon.

City Council facing crucial time

The Demopolis City Council is facing a number unenviable tasks at the moment. Just as the group was readying to wrap its collective mind around ... Read more

10 years ago by Staff Reports.

Hairspray perfect for Demopolis High

Next week Demopolis High School will become the first such institution in the state of Alabama to perform Hairspray. That distinction is an honor to ... Read more

10 years ago by Jeremy Smith.

CFO is critical hire for BOE in dire times

The Demopolis Board of Education had the unenviable task Friday of sitting through a quartet of hour-long interviews for candidates, each vying for the role ... Read more

10 years ago by Staff Reports.

Senate Bill 101 not good for rural areas

Senate Bill 101 does not need to pass. That much is apparent. In rural areas such as ours, it is hard enough to fund services ... Read more

10 years ago by Staff Reports.

Safety should not mean carelessness

Residents of Demopolis, Linden and other locales in Marengo County are pretty fortunate. They escape much of the violent and personal crime that plagues other ... Read more

10 years ago by Staff Reports.

Leaders spread word with reading program

Wednesday morning local business and civic leaders took part in Read Across America in celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Read Across America is an initiative ... Read more

10 years ago by Jason Cannon.

History comes alive if you let it

Marengo County is awash in history. Not the “old and boring” kind. The really cool stuff. The backbone in that history is the Marengo County ... Read more

10 years ago by Jason Cannon.

Apathy: The antidote of progress

Politics and political involvement are usually tough waters to navigate. While everyone claims to care, few people actually go the extra mile to show it. ... Read more

10 years ago by Jason Cannon.

DPD deserves credit for good results

The Demopolis Police Department should be commended for their work in making the city safer in 2010. That the number of calls increased, but “major” ... Read more

10 years ago by Jason Cannon.

Designing the future

More than 30 community members have already logged long hours in a quest to help Demopolis City Schools formulate and realize its vision of the ... Read more

10 years ago by Jason Cannon.

Precautions key to being cautious

For the past several days rumors of an alleged Marengo County police-impersonating rapist have circulated across town and the Internet. While most of this wildfire ... Read more

10 years ago by Jason Cannon.

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