Living Democracy

Living Democracy 2019

June 20, 2019
Stokes recalls record-breaking adventure
Stokes recalls record-breaking adventure

As the registration time to purchase an alligator hunting tag is open until July 10, a Thomaston woman, Mandy Stokes, who made history with her catch of the world record alligator in 2014, is looking back on her own amazing adventure.

By Laura Thompson
June 18, 2019
LD 2018 Alum Laura Agee goes home to serve
LD 2018 Alum Laura Agee goes home to serve

Laura Agee, a Living Democracy alum who worked in her hometown of Camden in the summer of 2018, never doubted that she would go home after she graduated from Auburn University.

June 12, 2019
BAMA KIDS Inc. builds Wilcox County success story
BAMA KIDS Inc. builds Wilcox County success story

After nurturing children in Wilcox County for more than 25 years, BAMA KIDS Inc. is in full swing again this summer with a full slate of educational and recreational opportunities provided for more than 70 children.

By Laura Thompson
June 3, 2019
A Day in Gee's Bend
A Day in Gee's Bend

On Monday, May 20, I took a trip close to home to a place many people from across the country travel much longer distances to discover and celebrate: Gee’s Bend.

By Laura Thompson
May 17, 2019
Kennedy Retires after 34 years at Gaines Ridge
Kennedy Retires after 34 years at Gaines Ridge

Betty Kennedy transformed the historic home where she grew up in Camden into one of Alabama’s best-known restaurants. For the past 34 years, she has built Gaines Ridge into a fine-dining establishment that wins awards and keeps customers coming back.

By Laura Thompson

Last Updated: April 04, 2019