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Living Democracy 2019

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
June 11, 2015
Collinsville City Council Meeting
Collinsville City Council Gets Work Done

The meeting took place in the lobby-like area of the Collinsville Town Hall. The meeting started with a prayer, the Pledge of Allegiance, and the approval of the last meeting’s minutes. The mayor then gave brief overview of the meetings he has attended for the city, and Mrs. Wright updated the council on the town’s revenue and expenditures.

By Crystal Rawls
June 9, 2015
Unity in the Community Brings Out the Best in Selma
Unity in the Community Brings Out the Best in Selma

Across the street from the historic St. James Hotel, Phoenix Park came alive on Saturday, June 6, with bright colored balloons, tents, singing, mouthwatering food, and a plethora of happy people attending the fourth annual Unity in the Community Praise and Worship.

By Illyshia Parker
June 9, 2015
Auburn University History Major Starts Summer of Living Democracy in Roanoke
Auburn University History Major Starts Summer of Living Democracy in Roanoke

Recent Auburn University graduate Joy Porter will be living and learning in Roanoke this summer as a Living Democracy Fellow. She will be hosted by the Randolph County Economic Development Authority and will work closely with 2012 Living Democracy Fellow Marian Royston.

June 8, 2015
Selma Council Commends Robodog Inventors
Selma Council Commends Robodog Inventors

Governmental bodies don’t always see eye-to-eye on the actions they should take when making important decisions. More often than not, they opt to agree to disagree. Otherwise, progress would be at a stalemate. The Selma City Council is no exception. 

By Illyshia Parker

Last Updated: April 04, 2019