Drownings

Counseling Offered at Demopolis High School After Student Drownings

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The Demopolis community continues to mourn — after the tragic drowning of two Demopolis High School band students. Students at Demopolis High School returned to school for the first time — since the tragic deaths of their two school mates. Counselors were on hand on the campus Tuesday — to help everyone through the grieving…

Early Warm Temps Are A Reminder about Pool Safety

Alabama ties at 5th for pool/spa drownings in 2018.

       Alabama was among the deadliest states in the U.S. for child pool and spa drownings in 2018, with 8 child swimming pool and spa drownings occurring last year. This is an increase of 50 percent over 2017, when there were 4 drownings in the state. ·         Nationwide there were 253 media reported fatal drownings in 2018 for children under…