October 25, 2007 RSS feed / Editorial

Helping rural Alabama

Editor's Notes

Alabama's backbone is its rural communities and state leaders are realizing that the economic health of the state is greatly influenced by how well the rural areas are doing. More...

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Pictures From The Past

Over 200 FFA high school boys from Clarke County went to West Alexandria, Ohio to help farmers during World War II. W. G. Guy, who submitted this photo, said a group was put up in an old canning factory. More...

From Our Files

54 years ago "Ground has been broken and the foundation is being poured for the new building which is to house the prisoners and the employees of the local Convict Camp. More...

State newsmen gone

Our Opinions

For over 30 years, Bob Ingram provided insight into Alabama politics and news events for readers of The Democrat. More...

B'ham braces for Langford

What Others Say

Birmingham chose a shaky new beginning when it elected Larry Langford mayor. Mr. Langford is a salesman. More...

Important political lessons

Inside the Statehouse

As a young boy I was fascinated with politics. I would devour political history with an insatiable appetite. At the same time I developed a close friendship with the two most veteran and powerful politicians in my county. More...

'God' is back

Congress Reports

As I mentioned in this column previously, the Architect of the Capitol last month determined the word "God" should not appear on certificates included with flags flown over the United States Capitol. More...

Always a newspaperman

Alabama Viewpoint

Bob Ingram, who grew up in Cherokee County, covered Alabama politics for more years than most of us can remember, and wrote a column that appeared in newspapers across the state, was laid to rest Sunday in Montgomery. More...

In defense of Andy Rooney and more

From The Nethermost

I grew up trusting newspapers. Maybe this is because I was employed by the Selma Times- Journal for six or seven years. If you ask what I did, I'll have to admit that my job was not writing for the paper. Oh, no. More...