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Living Democracy 2021

July 2, 2020
Outdoor sports reel in new fans, economic benefits
Outdoor sports reel in new fans, economic benefits

The outdoor sports industry in Alabama’s Black Belt continues to flourish as more and more Alabamians head outdoors during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Amy Clark
July 1, 2020
Collinsville "pulls together" in COVID-19 response
Collinsville "pulls together" in COVID-19 response

On Saturdays, Melody Chastain gets an early start.  The secretary for Collinsville Trade Day typically starts her Saturday mornings at 4 a.m.

By Addison Peacock
June 30, 2020
Chatom teen speaks out, takes action
Chatom teen speaks out, takes action

Chatom resident Sean Atchison is a teen who works hard for the change he wants to see happen.

By Thomas Chapman
June 26, 2020
Living Democracy student experiences Juneteenth
Living Democracy student experiences Juneteenth

A crowd of hundreds gathered in the Opelika downtown square on Friday, June 19, for an event celebrating a far too often forgotten holiday: Juneteenth.

By Addison Peacock
June 26, 2020
Chatom businesses respond to pandemic
Chatom businesses respond to pandemic

Running a small business is always difficult. But, with many across the world being affected by COVID-19, including those in Chatom, people have had to address many of the issues that come along with it and try to make their usual lives work.

By Thomas Chapman


Last Updated: August 04, 2021