This Place in Camden Serves the Finest Cheeseburgers You'll Ever TasteDarrell PryorNewsBreak Contributor
This Place in Butler Offers a Taste of Authentic Southern Cuisine with Its Legendary Catfish DinnerDarrell PryorNewsBreak Contributor
This Place in Camden Offers a Journey Back in TimeDarrell PryorNewsBreak Contributor
This Place in Butler, Alabama, Offers a Taste of Home: Discover the Homemade DelightsDarrell PryorNewsBreak Contributor
This Place in Camden, Alabama, Balances Traditional Southern Charm with Modern ComfortsDarrell PryorNewsBreak Contributor
Camden police look for two suspects in car dealership burglary
The Camden Police Department is investigating a business burglary and seeks the public’s help with identifying the two suspects. Camden Police Investigators released a photo of two unknown suspects wanted for a felony burglary investigation. Investigators say the offense occurred, on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23 around 6 p.m. at McGraw-Webb Chevrolet located at 29 Camden Bypass, Camden.
Grant provides Marengo residents with weather radios
The Marengo County Commission has announced that nearly 400 Marengo County residents will receive new weather-band emergency radios at no cost, thanks to a grant and appropriated funds from the Commission. Commissioner Freddie Armstead, Jr. announced that a $7,500 grant from the Ala-Tom RC&D, and a $2,500 appropriation from the Commission, allowed for the purchase […] The post Grant provides Marengo residents with weather radios appeared first on The Demopolis Times.
Thanksgiving Day wrecks claim two lives in west Alabama
(WTOK) - The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports two fatal crashes happened in west Alabama Nov. 23. A two-vehicle wreck around 8:15 p.m., on Hwy. 11 two miles east of Boligee, claimed the life of Debbie A. Taylor, 55, of Eutaw, Ala. ALEA said Taylor’s Camry was struck by a RAV4 driven by Trenton J. Hughes, 26, of Livingston, Ala.
Parole denied for Dumas
The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles scheduled 70 parole hearings and 28 pardon hearings for the week of Nov. 14 – Nov. 16. The parole hearing for Marengo County inmate Frederick Larnell Dumas was held Nov. 14. Dumas is serving time for a 2008 conviction and is incarcerated at the Fountain Correctional Center in […] The post Parole denied for Dumas appeared first on The Demopolis Times.
First Alert: Freeze Warning in place for Choctaw County
MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) -Happy Taco Tuesday! It was another cold start to the morning, but not the coldest we are expecting this week. Overnight lows are bottoming out in the upper 20s tonight bringing a Freeze Warning for Choctaw County, Ala., between 12am-7am Wednesday morning. So far, Choctaw County is the only one in our viewing area under this warning, but that could change as night falls.
Dixons Mills: The Historical Heart of 19th Century Alabama Industry
Nestled in Marengo County, Alabama, the unincorporated community of Dixons Mills stands as a living tribute to the state's 19th-century industrial might. Named after pioneering entrepreneur Joel B. Dixon, who founded a series of mills along Mill Creek in the late 1820s, Dixons Mills is steeped in a historical narrative that mirrors the early economic development of Alabama. Dixon's legacy, which includes a water-powered gristmill, a steam engine-driven sawmill, and steam-powered cotton gins, illustrates a time when industry and agriculture intertwined to propel the region's growth and prosperity.
This Place in Camden Serves the Finest Cheeseburgers You'll Ever Taste
I went to Larry's Drive-In in Camden and it's a popular local spot for delicious American comfort food. The atmosphere is really friendly too. This restaurant has been serving delicious food to locals and visitors for years. Now, let's explore some of their popular dishes up close.
Woman, child dead after Wilcox county crash
A 20-year-old woman and a one-year-old child tragically passed away after a crash that occurred in Wilcox County on Sunday afternoon. According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) the woman was identified as Chakyra M. Wright. She and her one-year-old passenger were both of Lower Peach Tree. A statement...
Jachin, Alabama: An Emblem of Southern Heritage and History
In the verdant expanses of Choctaw County, Alabama, the small community of Jachin stands as a beacon of the past, its rich tapestry woven from the early 1800s. Jachin, with a name symbolizing establishment in biblical terms, represents the steadfastness of the American spirit. The legacy of the indigenous Choctaw and the remnants of cotton plantations offer a silent testimony to the community's origins and challenges.
Gallion, Alabama: A Town Shaped by History and Community Spirit
The small town of Gallion, Alabama, is steeped in a history that is both unique and reflective of its community spirit. Known originally as Marengo, the town's initial name commemorated the Battle of Marengo, a significant event in Napoleonic history. This name served as a nod to the French influence in the region, a legacy of Bonapartist exiles and Haitian Revolution refugees who settled there.
This Place in Butler Offers a Taste of Authentic Southern Cuisine with Its Legendary Catfish Dinner
I went to Ezell's Fish Camp in Butler and it's famous for its delicious Southern food. The place has a cozy and rustic vibe. Customers love the cozy atmosphere and delicious seafood at this place. The catfish dinner is a popular choice on the menu. This dish is loved by regulars and highly recommended for visitors. I tried Ezell's famous catfish dinner.
This Place in Camden Offers a Journey Back in Time
I went to the Gainesridge Plantation Dinner Club in Camden and had a truly unique dining experience. The blend of Southern hospitality and rich historical ambiance was amazing. I went to this fancy place in an old mansion from the 1820s. They serve delicious Southern food and it's popular with locals and tourists. Let's take a closer look at one of their famous dishes.
This Place in Butler, Alabama, Offers a Taste of Home: Discover the Homemade Delights
I found this hidden gem called Doug's Place in Butler, Alabama. It's a great spot for food enthusiasts. Doug's Place is a hidden gem in the local culinary scene. The restaurant has homemade dishes, a cozy ambiance, and a diverse menu for different tastes. Doug's Place is a must-visit spot.
Faunsdale Bar and Grill: A Testament to Southern Charm and Resilience
Nestled in the welcoming embrace of Marengo County, the Faunsdale Bar and Grill has become a beacon of Southern charm and culinary excellence since its founding in 1989. This beloved eatery epitomizes the essence of Southern hospitality, with its old screen doors opening to a world where community spirit and scrumptious cooking intertwine. Regulars are greeted by name, and the aroma of hand-cut ribeyes and farm-raised catfish invites newcomers to become part of the family.
Alabama High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Marengo County Today - November 28
Don't miss the high school basketball games taking place in Marengo County, Alabama today. Information on how to watch all of the action can be located below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Marengo County,...
Demopolis man killed in Marengo County crash, Alabama troopers say
A Demopolis man died early Thursday morning after a single-vehicle crash in Marengo County, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Colten B. Moore, 19, was killed around 2:30 a.m. when his 2017 Chevrolet Silverado left the road and hit a fence and then an embankment, Alabama troopers said. Moore was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on Marengo County 21, about 8 miles south of Demopolis.
Update: Freeze warning issued for South Alabama for Wednesday
The National Weather Service issued an updated freeze warning at 9:03 p.m. on Tuesday valid for Wednesday between midnight and 7 a.m. for Choctaw, Washington, Clarke, Wilcox, Monroe, Conecuh, Butler, Crenshaw, Escambia, Covington, Mobile and Baldwin counties. The weather service describes, "Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 28 degrees expected." "Frost...
Beck's Mill: Reviving Camden's Pioneering Heritage
Nestled in the heart of Camden, Historic Beck's Mill stands as a testament to the town's rich history and tenacious spirit. Founded in 1834 by George Beck, a Revolutionary War veteran, the mill symbolizes the ingenuity of early American settlers. Despite facing destruction during the Civil War and falling into disrepair, Beck's Mill was resurrected through community efforts led by the Awareness Washington County group and the Beck family, with substantial support from philanthropists like the Cook family.
Gainestown Schoolhouse: Preserving Alabama's Educational and Architectural Legacy
In the heart of Clarke County, Alabama, the historic town of Gainestown stands as a guardian of the past, with the Gainestown Schoolhouse as its crown jewel. Constructed in 1919 and later expanded in 1930, this schoolhouse is not just a building but a symbol of the town's long-standing commitment to education. Recognized by the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage, the Gainestown Schoolhouse is a pristine example of early 20th-century educational architecture, boasting original weatherboards, windows, and an interior stage.
Gilbertown: Cradle of Alabama's Oil Industry
Nestled in the heart of Choctaw County, the small town of Gilbertown, Alabama, proudly holds a place of historical significance as the birthplace of Alabama's oil legacy. It was in this unassuming town, back in 1944, that the state's first steps into the oil economy were taken with the drilling of the A.R. Jackson Well No. 1. Led by the Hunt Oil Company, under the ambitious vision of oil magnate H.L. Hunt, this well struck oil deep in the fractured Selma chalk, setting the stage for Alabama's future in the oil industry.