marengo county alabama

West Alabama Still Reporting Low Census Response Rates

The workforce development council called West Alabama Works reports that several counties in that part of the state are still lagging behind in responding to the 2020 Census. The deadline for people to fill out the census forms is September 30. The group says Marengo, Greene and and Sumter counties have rates below 50 percent. West Alabama Works is encouraging…

Marengo County Pastor Sentenced for Sex Abuse of Underage Church Member

  A Marengo County church pastor who pleaded guilty to sex abuse involving an underage church member has now been sentenced. Authorities said Gregory Lucy has been sentenced to ten years in prison. They say Lucy was the pastor of El Shaddai A-O-H Church in Dixons Mill. Lucy was arrested on five counts of first-degree sexual abuse and attempted rape…