September 6, 2007 RSS feed / Editorial

Small towns have advantages

Inside the Statehouse

While a student at the University of Alabama I had the opportunity to intern with the Dean of Students, Dr. Joab Thomas. A few years later Dr. Thomas became President of the University and I was elected to the Alabama Legislature. More...

Pictures From The Past

Ray Harrell of Grove Hill said this old photo published a few weeks ago in The Democrat was misidentified. It is of Harrell, his brothers and his father. From left are James Harrell, Bernard Harrell (the father), Charles Harrell and Ray. More...

Accepting service academy applications

Congress Reports

With summer drawing to a close, students throughout south Alabama are returning to the classroom. For high school juniors and seniors, this is the time to start exploring options for after graduation. More...

Our Opinions

Hospitals must collaborate

A few years back a study suggested that a centrally located regional medical center was a good idea for Clarke County. The study suggested a location along Highway 43 in Grove Hill. More...

What Others Say

Audit state planes' use

While there is a lot of political posturing going on, state taxpayers could be the ultimate winners if the give and take between Democratic Party officials and the state's top elected Republican succeeds in getting the Legislature to adopt a tough More...

Cartoon

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Where it all began

Dancing the 'boogie woogie' on top of the drink box at Pawpaw David's store

Before my days of recording CDs, writing songs, performing on countless stages, and entertaining audiences of all types, my god sisters, Robin and Rhonda, had me performing dances and songs in the little gas station between Thomasville and Grove Hi More...

From Our Files

54 years ago Elizabeth Ann Wilkinson, "a petite brunette" of Jackson was elected Clarke County Maid of Cotton . Betty Plummer, "a pretty blonde" of Grove Hill was named alternate. More...