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Living Democracy 2019

July 31, 2019
EHS Marching Tiger Band tunes up for coming season
EHS Marching Tiger Band tunes up for coming season

The ever-encroaching start of the school year means that all kinds of high school extracurriculars are starting up—or in this case, tuning up. The Elba High School Marching Tiger Band is busy preparing for the upcoming 2019 season in band camp.

By Jack West
July 29, 2019
DeKalb County Commission hears from community members
DeKalb County Commission hears from community members

The DeKalb County Commission meets every second and fourth Tuesday of the month. The Commission, made up of four district members, a president, and an administrator, hear from community representatives on any issues the county is facing.

By Hannah White
July 26, 2019
Spending the night where Alabama began
Spending the night where Alabama began

Before Living Democracy, I had no idea that I would walk the land where Alabama began. Yet, for the third time during my summer in Washington County, I was walking around Old St. Stephens. This time I was here for an overnight stay.

By Melissa Dennis
July 25, 2019
Elba science teacher inspires students to 'get by or get better'
Elba science teacher inspires students to 'get by or get better'

Phillip Smith, a science teacher at Elba High School, spent most of his summer painting his new classroom. Inspirational quotes now line the walls, and his adjacent lab is covered with scientific equations and theories.

By Jack West
July 17, 2019
Two female pastors in Chatom share calling, friendship
Two female pastors in Chatom share calling, friendship

At the United Methodist Church and the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Chatom, two women pastor and lead churches. Chatom UMC, 20 School St, is led by the Rev. Dr. Holly Morales. Cooper Lewis CME Church, 170 Martin Luther King Ave, and is led by the Rev. Hazel Kirksey.

By Melissa Dennis

Last Updated: April 04, 2019