Living Democracy

Living Democracy 2019

July 2, 2019
Long journey leads pastor to Collinsville
Long journey leads pastor to Collinsville

In late June 2017, Carol Gullatt moved to Collinsville to begin her job as pastor for the First United Methodist Church. This would be her second appointment to a church and her first full-time position as a pastor.

By Hannah White
June 26, 2019
Reading program celebrates Bicentennial
Reading program celebrates Bicentennial

Children participating in the Collinsville Public Library summer reading program are celebrating Alabama’s Bicentennial every Tuesday in June.

June 10, 2019
Challenging 5-K brings runners to Collinsville
Challenging 5-K brings runners to Collinsville

On a warm and rainy Saturday, runners flocked to downtown Collinsville to run the newly renamed Hallin’ Up the Gap 5K Challenge, hosted by the Collinsville Public Library as one of their biggest fundraisers for the year.

By Hannah White
June 5, 2019
Collinsville museum celebrates local history
Collinsville museum celebrates local history

The Museum of Collinsville History documents and celebrates the rich history of this community in northeast Alabama. Historic objects donated by countless citizens, ranging from military artifacts to agricultural tools, can be seen by visitors who stop by the museum housed in a former bank on Main Street.

By Hannah White
May 28, 2019
New book captures Alabama's diversity
New book captures Alabama's diversity

John Dersham remembers clearly the very day he discovered his love for photography. That day was Nov. 1, 1960, his ninth birthday. That was the day his father gifted Dersham with a Browning camera that he had received in 1930. It was then that Dersham’s love for photography blossomed.

By Hannah White

Last Updated: April 04, 2019