Living Democracy

Living Democracy 2021

July 15, 2021
1838 Historic Home, Pleasant Ridge, is under new ownership
1838 Historic Home, Pleasant Ridge, is under new ownership

When Colonel Scottie and his wife, Tammy Myers, took ownership of Pleasant Ridge, an historic home in Wilcox County built in 1838, there was much work to be done.

By Lauren Landers
July 13, 2021
Living Democracy Citizenship Award: Pastor Philip Box
Living Democracy Citizenship Award: Pastor Philip Box

Philip Box is a pastor, chaplain, husband, and father who really cares about being available for the people around him. He actively works to make the community a better place through his work at the Elba Church of Christ and beyond and is a deserving recipient of the 2021 Living Democracy Citizenship Award.

By Oquendo Bernard
July 9, 2021
L&B Fun Place Restaurant serves up soul food
L&B Fun Place Restaurant serves up soul food

In the aluminum foil pan sits hand-battered chicken breasts, fried golden brown and smothered in gravy. Nearby dishes of caramelized baked apples inside a crisp crust and baked and chopped sweet potatoes coated with brown sugar and butter are ready to serve.   

By Laney Mayfield
July 6, 2021
My first July 4th in America more than special
My first July 4th in America more than special

My very first July 4th celebration in America was a memorable one. I will never forget this Fourth of July experience, and I will be forever grateful to Elba for showing me how to celebrate Independence Day and how to bring a town together.

By Oquendo Bernard
July 1, 2021
Love built Summerlyn Memorial Park
Love built Summerlyn Memorial Park

Summerlyn Memorial Park at Old Samson Road and Davis Street is an outdoor park on the banks of the Pea River in Elba, Alabama.

By Oquendo Bernard


Last Updated: August 04, 2021