December 27, 2007 RSS feed / Editorial

Happy New Year!

The Democrat will close at 3 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 31 and be closed Tuesday, Jan. 1. Please submit news and advertising for the Jan. 3 issue by noon on Monday, Dec. 31. Thank you for your patronage in 2007. More...

Speak slowly

From the Nethermost

Let me make this perfectly clear at the outset: I acknowledge that I am hard of hearing. More...

Mistletoe is really a New Year's symbol

Gardening With Dora

If you are really on top of things this holiday season your "stockings are hung by the chimney with care" and your icicle lights are firmly in place. You may even have some mistletoe tied with a red bow and hung suggestively over the door. More...

Recalling '07 politics

Inside the Statehouse

As 2007 comes to an end let's look back at what happened politically in Alabama this year. The partisan bickering in the Alabama Senate climaxed on the final day of the annual legislative session with Republican Senator Charles Bishop slugging More...

Ending year successfully

Congress Reports

Congress ended the year successfully as we completed the first session of the 110th Congress with a whirlwind of activity. More...

Cartoons

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Ringing in the New Year

Gone South

I like to ring in the New Year with football, preferably a game that begins early and ends early, so I can get to sleep at a decent hour. I no longer feel it necessary to stay up until midnight and watch the ball drop. More...