June 5, 2013 RSS feed / Editorial

Gone South

‘Forever profoundly grateful’

Shortly after it was published back in 1997, I gave my father a copy of Stephen E. Ambrose’s Citizen Soldiers, which focuses on the role played by junior officers in the defeat of Germany in World War II. More...

Greasepit Grammar

Don’t have to be invasive to be evasive

Donald Morrison of Adrian, Mich., was perusing the sports pages of the Washington Times when he came across this statement from Roy (Doc) Halladay, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher, who was about to undergo shoulder surgery: “They’re going t More...

Editor’s Notes

Saluting WWII vets

If you don’t read anything else in this issue of The Democrat, please take the time to read about Hal Johnson Sr.’s and Calvin McDonald’s World War II experiences. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Machiavellian Republicans

The 2013 legislative session has come to an end. Our legislature, both the House and Senate, is Republican controlled. In fact, both chambers have super Republican majorities. They were elected in 2010. More...

Cornbread & Buttermilk

Ma Bell, bring me some paper

I reckon I’m going to have to invest in a smart phone, or 4G or some other gadget of the month if I’m going to be able to communicate with friends. More...

Airport too costly whatever the length of the runway

Dear Editor, This is a follow up to my comments in an article on May 2, 2013, in the Clarke County Democrat. More...

Brother urges Bedsole, MWS Land to weigh in on easement issue

Dear Editor, I am responding to the article of the May 30, 2013 Clarke County Democrat, “Courts rule for hunting leaseholder over landowner in easement dispute”. More...