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Living Democracy 2021

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
July 29, 2020
Doctor's team takes on COVID challenges
Doctor's team takes on COVID challenges

From the largest of hospitals in major American cities to small private clinics in rural areas, healthcare providers are grappling with how to care for patients and try to keep them safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Addison Peacock
July 20, 2020
New library space will celebrate 'Our Town'
New library space will celebrate 'Our Town'

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in March, Collinsville residents have been unable to visit one of the most central places in town, the public library. Some good news is that they may not recognize it when they do return.

By Addison Peacock
July 13, 2020
Leadership DeKalb County focuses on future
Leadership DeKalb County focuses on future

In 2014, Brian Baine was working hard to revamp something that Dekalb County had been missing for years: a leadership program for adults in the area.

By Addison Peacock
July 9, 2020
Dekalb County travel takes hit in pandemic
Dekalb County travel takes hit in pandemic

   After decades of moving around the country doing tourism work, John Dersham,  president/CEO of Dekalb County Tourism and resident “nature buff”, ended up in north Alabama.  After discovering his “paradise”, Dersham’s career is focused on telling the world all about the things he loves about the area.

By Addison Peacock


Last Updated: August 04, 2021