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Living Democracy 2020

July 28, 2020
Savage hopes to bring new museum to Washington County
Savage hopes to bring new museum to Washington County

Micki Savage, a local historian in Washington County, has worked for more than 10 years to educate students about African American history. Active in many organizations, she founded the Prestwick Preservation Society and is now working toward building a museum to celebrate local black history.

By Thomas Chapman
August 10, 2020
Local organization ensures students have lunches
Local organization ensures students have lunches

One of the biggest concerns right now across the nation is how schools are going to open up safely during the ongoing pandemic. In Washington County, the academic curriculum coordinator for county schools, Becky Brackin, played a major role in the creation of a plan of action.

By Thomas Chapman
August 3, 2020
St. Stephens Historical Park tells important story
St. Stephens Historical Park tells important story

Washington County was the first county formed in Alabama, and St. Stephens played a major role in the early history of the state.

By Thomas Chapman
July 13, 2020
Crouch serves Chatom as mayor for 24 years
Crouch serves Chatom as mayor for 24 years

Mayor Harold Crouch of Chatom knows that hard work is the key to progress for his community and his constituents. 

By Thomas Chapman
July 7, 2020
Chatom churches offer support, build community
Chatom churches offer support, build community

Communities all have their own way of getting together and building relationships. In Chatom, many find those opportunities and more through local churches. Chatom, which is about 11 square miles, is home to 13 churches. 

By Thomas Chapman

Last Updated: June 23, 2020