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Police Arrest Second Suspect in Spades Lounge Shooting

Tuscaloosa Police arrested a second suspect in the Spades Restaurant and Lounge shooting that left a man critically injured in late July. As previously reported by the Tuscaloosa Thread, the incident occurred on July 27 when police were called to the West Tuscaloosa lounge on reports that a person was shot in the parking lot shortly before 1:30 a.m.
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Boil Water Notice in Effect for Boligee, Alabama

According to a post from the City of Eutaw, Alabama's Facebook page, residents in the town of Boligee, including those along county road 76 and surrounding areas, are being given a notice to boil tap water before use. The post and notice came out just before 9 a.m. on Monday...
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Boil water notice for Boligee

A boil water notice is in place for the Town of Boligee. According to a release from the city, this is due to low and inconsistent water pressure. The boil water notice only affects the Town of Boligee and people connected to the Eutaw Water System in that area. It is not system wide and does not affect the City of Eutaw.
The West Alabama Watchman

Spirited assembly starts DCS school year

Students in Demopolis City Schools may return to classes Monday, but teachers have been preparing for the first day of school. That was never more evident than the assembly of all DCS employees Wednesday in the Demopolis High School auditorium. Excited educators and staff greeted each other with hugs and waves as upbeat music played in the background.

Mother, Victim in Shooting at Tuscaloosa’s Spades Lounge Calls for Business to Close

A man who was shot last week at Spades Restaurant and Lounge in West Tuscaloosa and his mother called for the business to be closed at Tuesday night's city council meeting. As previously reported by the Tuscaloosa Thread, the victim was an innocent bystander who was seriously wounded in the Wednesday morning shooting. Corey Kwaimaine Lewis, 24, of Eutaw was arrested and charged with first-degree assault and has since bonded out of the Tuscaloosa County Jail.
Demopolis Times

Coming Together Organization to hold backpack giveaway

The Coming Together Organization will be having a back-to-school backpack giveaway. This event will be held at the Theo Ratliff Activity Center on Saturday, August 6, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. or until all are gone. Members of the organization are asking for a donation of any kind...
Demopolis Times

Demopolis City Schools see academic improvement across district

At the July 18 Demopolis Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Tony Willis reported on DCS academics and was proud of the improvements he saw within the system. He said that the majority of the system’s teachers took part in professional development over the summer. Teachers were training for AMSTI, ACT, and general practice in preparation for the 2022-2023 school year.