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ELIGIBLE EMCC EMPLOYEES TO RECEIVE ‘SIGNIFICANT RAISE’

June 24, 2022 — Most fulltime East Mississippi Community College faculty will receive a pay raise of between 8 percent and 9.5 percent, while staff earnings will increase by about 5 percent. Staff pay raises will take effect July 1 at the beginning of the college’s 2023 fiscal school...
SCOOBA, MS
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Demopolis Times

Flora “Agnes” Stilwell Taylor

Flora “Agnes” Stilwell Taylor passed away at her home in Demopolis, Alabama in the early morning of 13 June 2022, at the age of 93, surrounded by her family and loved ones. Agnes was born in Walker County, Alabama on 17 June 1928. She graduated from Walker County...
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Demopolis Times

Donuts in Demopolis bakery holds ribbon-cutting

Kim Chansan and her husband Otdom Chansan, owners of Donuts in Demopolis, along with the Demopolis Area Chamber of Commerce, recently held a ribbon-cutting on June 7. The shop is located at 908 U.S. Hwy. 80 East. Donuts in Demopolis opened on March 21, 2022, and has a variety of...
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The Doctor is in: Anderson Family Care holds ribbon-cutting

Anderson Family Care had its ribbon-cutting ceremony last Friday, June 17. The new doctor’s office is located 119 W Washington St in the downtown area. Dr. Brittney Anderson will officially begin seeing patients in July. Mayor Woody Collins gave Anderson a warm welcome and touched on how important doctors...
DEMOPOLIS, AL

‘Never give up and strive for your goals’: Elijah Guyton recaps his Aggie years

FAIRIVEW, Ala. — In this interview, I talked to Fairview kicker Elijah Guyton, who will continue his academic and athletic career at the University of West Alabama. Elijah put in a lot of hard work over his years at Fairview and made a lot of great memories on and off the field. “Some of my greatest sports memories were in the summer during summer workouts. It was always a blast building strong relationships with your friends and your coaches, while also building up strength and just getting better as an athlete and as a person,” Guyton said. “After school practices was another...
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Demopolis City Council names Fire Chief, VFW presents annual awards

During the June 16 Demopolis City Council meeting Mayor Woody Collins recommended Cpt. Jeb Bailey as the permanent Chief for the Demopolis Fire Department. Members of the VFW Post 5377 also presented their annual awards for Policeman of the Year and Firefighter of the Year. Bailey has been a firefighter...
DEMOPOLIS, AL
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Ray Charles “Bo” Lewis

Lavender’s Funeral Service announces the passing of Ray Charles “Bo” Lewis, 63, of Aliceville. Public visitation took place on June 17, 2022 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 pm. at Lavender’s Funeral Service. The Homegoing Celebration honoring the life and legecay of Mr Lewis was held on June 18, 2022 at 12:00 noon at Aliceville Activity Center. Interment followed in Magnolia Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
ALICEVILLE, AL
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EMCC EMPLOYEES COMPLETE FELLOWS PROGRAM

June 22, 2022 — Three East Mississippi Community College faculty and staff participated in the Community College Policy Fellows Program, or CPFP, which culminated in a trip to Washington, D.C. to advocate on behalf of Mississippi’s community colleges. EMCC Vice President of Instruction Dr. James Rush, Chief Financial...
SCOOBA, MS
Demopolis Times

Powell resigns as USJ principal, board approves contract with Brandi Smith

During a short meeting last Thursday, June 16, the Demopolis Board of Education approved the resignation of USJ principal Bridget Powell and the contract with Brandi Smith as the DMS principal. Powell’s resignation received a 4-1 vote from the board, and Smith had her contract officially approved by the board....
DEMOPOLIS, AL
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Incarcerated man dies at Donaldson Correctional Facility

A spokesperson for the Alabama Department of Corrections said Friday that a man incarcerated at Donaldson Correctional Facility was killed Wednesday after an altercation with another incarcerated individual. Mitchell Cosby, 41, was serving a life sentence at Donaldson Correctional Facility for a murder committed in Jefferson, according to ADOC. On...
JEFFERSON, AL
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EMCC to reinstate soccer programs

SCOOBA, Miss. (WTVA) - East Mississippi Community College (EMCC) plans to reinstate its men’s and women's soccer programs beginning in the fall of 2023. EMCC previously fielded teams on the Scooba campus from 1998 to 2009. The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Sport Opportunity Grant is providing $2,000...
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Ronald Gene Carroll

Ronald Gene Carroll, age 72, of Aliceville, AL passed away June 10, 2022 at Hospice of West Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Funeral services were 2:00 pm Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at Dogwood Chapel in Aliceville with Rev. Jim Robinson officiating. Burial followed in Magnolia Memorial Gardens with Skelton Funeral Home of Reform directing. Visitation was one hour prior and immediately following the service at the Chapel.
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Demopolis Receiver Leaves Tide for Chattanooga

On Friday morning, walk-on Alabama receiver Shatarius Williams announced he's transferring to Chattanooga after two years at the Capstone. Williams, a 6-foot-3, 187-pound wideout, made it official in a Twitter post reading, "Committed! Let's get to work! @GoMocsFB." The Demopolis, Alabama native initially entered his name in the NCAA transfer...
DEMOPOLIS, AL
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Bailey named Fire Chief; Landing overrun covered

Mayor Woody Collins made a surprise announcement Thursday when, at the end of the Demopolis City Council meeting, he recommended Cpt. Jeb Bailey to become the permanent chief of the Demopolis Fire Department. Bailey, a firefighter for 23 years, has been serving as interim chief. His selection received unanimous approval...
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