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Living Democracy 2021

July 27, 2021
Competition provides fun day on Pea River
Competition provides fun day on Pea River

As the sun started to peek through the clouds, I was rushing over to the boat shop driving Betsy, one of the Pea River Outdoors vans that happen to be my companion for the final few weeks that I have left in Elba, to do a final prep before the big event.

By Oquendo Bernard
July 26, 2021
Thank You, Camden!
Thank You, Camden!

Ten weeks ago, I loaded my car up to spend the summer in Camden, Alabama. My mind raced with every possibility of what this summer had in store. Now that my summer of Living Democracy is over, I know the experience exceeded every expectation I could have ever had. In fact, it gave me a whole new perspective on life.

By Lauren Landers
July 21, 2021
Young principal puts his dream to work
Young principal puts his dream to work

Sitting in a brown executive chair, the green-eyed sandy-haired man scoots up to his desk and prepares for the day. After sorting through papers, the school leader opens his gray agenda book, scheduling times to meet with teachers the following week.  

By Laney Mayfield
July 20, 2021
Kayak & Canoe Competition being held in Elba
Kayak & Canoe Competition being held in Elba

Living Democracy student Oquendo Bernard is helping organize a Kayak & Canoe Competition Saturday, July 24, in Elba.

By Oquendo Bernard
July 20, 2021
Fire destroys historic home of Elba Chamber of Commerce
Fire destroys historic home of Elba Chamber of Commerce

Fire destroyed the Elba Chamber of Commerce building, a city of Elba owned and Alabama Historic Landmark property on Putnam Street in downtown Elba, late Monday night, July 12.

By Oquendo Bernard


Last Updated: August 04, 2021