Living Democracy

Living Democracy 2017

June 30, 2016
Tour East Alabama works together to promote tourism
Tour East Alabama works together to promote tourism

On June 23, Tour East Alabama conducted a meeting at Cheaha State Park. The meeting took place inside of Bald Rock Lodge. Twelve attendees representing Calhoun, Chambers, Clay, Cleburne, Coosa, Randolph, Talladega and Tallapoosa counties gathered with a common goal of promoting tourism in East Alabama.

By Weston Sims
June 24, 2016
After making her mark in West Alabama, Tuck accepts new position
After making her mark in West Alabama, Tuck accepts new position

Building on a wealth of experience in creating opportunities, Brenda Tuck became the executive director of the Marengo County Economic Development Agency in 2012. During the past four years that Tuck has worked with the MCEDA, she has helped bring up to 20 businesses to the region.

By Hamilton Wasnick
June 22, 2016
Boswell finds home as Collinsville pharmacist
Boswell finds home as Collinsville pharmacist

He is more than a pharmacist. Brandon Boswell arrives every morning at Collinsville Drugs to open the doors at 9 a.m. to proudly serve the community. Despite growing up with "not that much money," Boswell knew from an early age that he wanted to help others.

By Madison Chamblee
June 22, 2016
Elba City Council takes care of business
Elba City Council takes care of business

The Elba City Council holds meetings on the second and fourth Monday of each month at the City Hall beginning at 5:30 p.m. This past Monday, I decided to attend their meeting. I wasn't sure what to expect. I had never been to a City Council meeting before.

By Randy Whitten
June 22, 2016
Experience with international visitors shows sharing makes a difference
Experience with international visitors shows sharing makes a difference

Tuesday morning, I went to Demopolis to meet orphans participating in a program sponsored by Bridges of Faith. I would end up spending the next two days with them. As the van door opened, ten children poured out speaking what I assumed was Ukrainian.  I later found out it was a mix of both Russian and Ukrainian.

By Hamilton Wasnick

Last Updated: May 31, 2017