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May 9, 2016
Communities Become Summer Classrooms for Living Democracy Students
Communities Become Summer Classrooms for Living Democracy Students

Four Auburn University students participating in the College of Liberal Arts’ Living Democracy initiative will begin summer adventures in Alabama communities May 9.  The 2016 Living Democracy students who will live and work for ten weeks in diverse Alabama communities are Weston Sims, Hamilton Wasnick, Madison Chamblee and Miranda Whitten. 

May 25, 2016
Grant application experience provides valuable lesson
Grant application experience provides valuable lesson

In order to raise funds for the Elba Theatre, Restoration 154 is applying for a grant from the Alabama State Council on the Arts whose mission is to "enhance the quality of life and economic vitality for all Alabamians by providing support for the state’s diverse and rich artistic resources."

By Randy Whitten
May 16, 2016
Graduating Seniors Build Strong Foundation for Elba's Interact Club
Graduating Seniors Build Strong Foundation for Elba's Interact Club

One high school student in Elba took it upon himself to create such an environment for himself and his peers by establishing a renowned international club at his school. Vincente Jiminez was inspired to create an Interact Club at Elba High School after attending a leadership-building event hosted by Rotary.

By Randy Whitten
August 4, 2015
Elba's Embrace Warmed Caroline Allen's Summer
Elba's Embrace Warmed Caroline Allen's Summer

When I first decided to join the Living Democracy program last fall, I really had no idea what I was getting into. I knew I wanted to do something different; something not in an office and in a new place. I knew I was passionate about building community, serving others, and getting to know people of all walks of life.

By Caroline Allen
July 22, 2015
Flying Adventure Takes Summer to New Heights
Flying Adventure Takes Summer to New Heights

Jackie Windham is known by almost everyone in Elba. His namesake hardware store is a regular hangout spot that also provides supplies for Elba’s handy folks. He is also known for his planes, which can be seen circling over Elba a few times a week.

By Caroline Allen


Last Updated: May 09, 2022