August 14, 2008 RSS feed / Editorial

Stalemate on national energy plan

Congress Reports

On August 4, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi adjourned the House of Representatives for five weeks without allowing the House to vote on a bipartisan, comprehensive energy plan. More...

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A gimmie for the GOP

Inside the Statehouse

During the summer I have been traveling around the state talking with civic clubs about Alabama politics. With it being a presidential year, an obvious topic of discussion is the presidential contest. More...

Out of town truck purchase deprives local merchants of business opportunity

Dear Editor, To Mayor Hudson and the taxpaying citizens of Grove Hill: During tough economic times when local economies and municipalities are struggling to keep their heads above water and when area businesses are constantly battling emerging ec More...

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Direction needed on town's priorities

Our Opinions

Elsewhere in today's paper you can read the opinions of Grove Hill's municipal candidates on a variety of questions submitted by The Democrat. The responses are interesting. More...

McCain still leads in state but has slipped

The Capital Survey Research Center, the polling arm of the Alabama Education Association, surveyed 571 likely Alabama voters at the end of July regarding the presidential election. The results have a margin error of plus or minus 4.1 percent. More...

Correction

Jim Cox's column on this page was already printed last week when we learned that Anthony Hopkins, the Mobile preacher charged with killing his wife and keeping her body in a freezer for years, did live for a period of time in Jackson. More...