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July 15, 2015
Linden Youth Advisory Council Hosts Town's First Color Run
Linden Youth Advisory Council Hosts Town's First Color Run

The Linden Youth Council, in partnership with Forest Hill Baptist Church, held a Color Run and Summer Splash Saturday, July 11.  The day kicked off at 8 a.m. with the Color Run. Around 40 people from Linden, Demopolis, and Sweet Water woke up early to run and walk the streets of downtown Linden.

July 7, 2015
Third Annual Highway 80 Songwriters Festival Provides Platform for Local Artists
Third Annual Highway 80 Songwriters Festival Provides Platform for Local Artists

Most music lovers think of the Muscle Shoals as the only music scene in the state of Alabama. Although the Muscle Shoals may have the legendary FAME recording studio, Demopolis mayor Mike Grayson believes people should not overlook the talent in the Black Belt region.

By Amy Hudson
July 1, 2015
Gaineswood Preserves History of Demopolis Past
Gaineswood Preserves History of Demopolis Past

This nationally recognized historical landmark has attracted visitors from 32 of the 50 states and tourists from England, South Korea, and Australia to Marengo County. The Southern antebellum home is one of the best Greek revival estates in the nation.

By Amy Hudson
June 25, 2015
Old-fashioned Jefferson Country Store Serves Barbecue and Community
Old-fashioned Jefferson Country Store Serves Barbecue and Community

The floorboards creak as you walk into the Jefferson Country Store, the sound helping customers step back in time. The Jefferson Country Store on Alabama Highway 28 was built in 1957 and has been open ever since, except for one year when the owner was ill.

By Amy Hudson
June 11, 2015
Creative Solutions May Ease Rural Health Care Crisis
Creative Solutions May Ease Rural Health Care Crisis

The lives of those who live and work in rural communities affect everyone, and they are a driving force behind our nation’s economy. Yet, the health of Alabama’s rural areas is declining, Quinney said. He outlined the causes and consequences of a crisis in rural health care and offered suggestions for moving ahead.

By Amy Hudson

Last Updated: April 04, 2019