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Living Democracy 2021

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 10, 2020
Addison Peacock appreciates living democracy virtually
Addison Peacock appreciates living democracy virtually

Summer 2020 is one the world is not likely to forget anytime soon. Our world is dealing with issues like racial tension, civil rights violations, and a pandemic. These global issues are also permeating our personal lives, changing things as simple as our daily routine and as complex as our views of community and leadership.

By Addison Peacock
August 6, 2020
Collinsville youth offer snapshot of community
Collinsville youth offer snapshot of community

This week, I asked some young people from Collinsville to send me pictures of a place in their town that they were proud of with a few sentences explaining why. 

By Addison Peacock
August 4, 2020
Elba comes together for HGTV contest video
Elba comes together for HGTV contest video

Everything from parks to historic houses to the Pea River was thrown into a community-produced pitch video Elba put together to enter a contest to become a lucky winner of the new HGTV Series “Home Town Takeover” contest.

By Harrison Carter


Last Updated: August 04, 2021