Mayor Woody Collins

Rooster Bridge a Unique Part of Demopolis History

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The Rooster Bridge near Demopolis was originally built 102 years ago. It’s construction closed the only gap in a highway that stretched from coast to coast. Hundreds of people use the bridge every day now — without much of a thought. But the Rooster Bridge has an interesting history. “It’s just such a neat story,”…

Demopolis Offering $5000 Signing Bonus to Certified Police & Firemen

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The city of Demopolis is offering a cash incentive to lure qualified public safety personnel — to join the city’s police and fire departments. Mayor Woody Collins says the new incentive program is designed to attract certified police officers and fire fighters to the River City. “Anybody who is already qualified as a policeman or…

Pinnacle Renewable Energy Holds Drive-Thru Job Fair in Demopolis

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A new multi-million dollar wood pellet plant under construction in Demopolis — holds a drive-thru job fair Thursday at the Demopolis Civic Center. Job seekers were able to apply — and interview for positions — right from their vehicles. Hunter Winborne is the company’s Human Resource Manager. “Whenever we came up with this idea, we…