Living Democracy

Living Democracy 2021

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
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
August 20, 2019
New friends make Chatom summer meaningful
New friends make Chatom summer meaningful

My summer in Washington County was unlike anything I ever imagined. It gave me the opportunity to explore. I had never been to Washington County before so every part of it was a new adventure.

By Melissa Dennis
July 30, 2019
Historic homes welcome guests in Chatom
Historic homes welcome guests in Chatom

While in Chatom, I have had the pleasure of staying with my community partner Jessica Ross. However, for other people interested in visiting Chatom, finding a place to stay can be extremely challenging unless you know someone who lives in the area.

By Melissa Dennis
July 26, 2019
Spending the night where Alabama began
Spending the night where Alabama began

Before Living Democracy, I had no idea that I would walk the land where Alabama began. Yet, for the third time during my summer in Washington County, I was walking around Old St. Stephens. This time I was here for an overnight stay.

By Melissa Dennis


Last Updated: August 04, 2021