December 1, 2011 RSS feed / Lifestyle

Celebrates 100th

Minnie Alice Cravey Beverly celebrated her 100th birthday on Nov. 12, 2011 at her home in Thomasville. The party was hosted by her two daughters, Betty ( John L.) Carter of Jackson and Jo Ann (Douglas) Wester of Huntsville. More...

Morning Star’s oldest member

Rose Anna Harris celebrated her 98th birthday Sunday, Nov. 27 at the Morning Star Baptist Church as the oldest living member. More...

Christmas help for area residents

Gifts For Tots in Coffeeville Four Coffeeville women are collecting items for Coffeeville area Head Start Children, ages 3-4 to be given to the children at Christmas. More...

Acorn bread, persimmon pudding and nut cakes

Through The Past

Buckets of acorns, black walnuts, hickory nuts, pecans and chestnuts line the porch. A small container of persimmons is on a bench nearby. I should have never bought that book on Southern Appalachian cooking. More...

Toddtown group donates turkeys

Toddtown Community Development Center (TCDC) donated two turkeys to Clarke County Adult Retardation Center (CCARC) for the Thanksgiving holiday. More...

Bean soup mix makes great gift

Stretching your budget to cover holiday gifts and deciding what to give are common problems at this time of year. Inexpensive ingredients from your local grocery store can solve both your budget and gift-giving dilemmas. More...

Fendley son born Oct. 1 in Mobile

Brock and Stephanie Fendley of Thomasville announce the birth of their son, Davis Walton Fendley. He was born at 8:20 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011 at Providence Hospital in Mobile. He weighed 7 lbs. 7 oz. and was 21 inches long. More...

Twins celebrate birthday

Twins, Sandra Danzey Shoemaker of Satsuma and Ray Danzey of Saraland, grandchildren of the late Sophie Danzey of Fulton celebrated their 67th birthdays on Nov. More...

Christmas 1861 was first away from home for many

The nation is observing the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, 1861-1865, and we are doing a month by month review of the war as printed in the pages of The Democrat during that time period. More...

Individuals’ financial well-being tied to well-being of nation’s economy

Dollars & Cents

Whether you realize it or not, a strong relationship exists between your personal financial situation and the wellbeing of the nation’s economy. This point was underscored in recent comments by a top Federal Reserve official. More...