March 1, 2007 RSS feed / Editorial

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CCHS headed to Birmingham

Bulldogs hold off Calhoun rally to win South Regional

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs jumped out to an early lead and held off a feisty comeback by Calhoun as they advance to the state championship tournament with a 68-58 win Saturday at Trojan Arena in Troy. More...

Sports Scene

Opportunity's there to seize the moment

There is a try frenzy when it comes to fans rooting for their teams. As the season progresses the fervor grows as it becomes apparent that a team has a chance at doing something special. I have seen it too many times in the past 17 years. More...

Our Opinions

More things change...

There's an old saying, "The more things change, the more they stay the same." We think of the phrase often when we are reviewing old copies of The Democrat for the "From Our Files" feature that runs on the facing page. More...

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Congress Reports

The wrong prescription

In 2003, Congress passed the Medicare drug benefit which went into effect January of last year. By all accounts, the program has been even more successful and more beneficial than first envisioned, not to mention cheaper. More...

Clarke County sends Abbeville packing from tournament

Every Bulldog got a chance to play in the first round of the Regional Tournament as they beat Abbeville 60-51 to advance to the championship game in Troy Thursday morning. More...

Washington County, McIntosh girls headed to state tourney

Two other area high school basketball teams will be making bids for state crowns in Birmingham this week. More...