April 3, 2014 RSS feed / Editorial

Inside the Statehouse

Alabama one of most conservative states

The Gallup poll has come out with their ranking of the most conservative and most liberal states in America. More...

Dollars & Cents

April is Financial Literacy Month

We observe National Financial Literacy month in April in an effort to highlight the importance of financial literacy. As this occurs, many Americans have an inadequate understanding of the fundamentals of finance. More...

What could Alabama be without corruption?

A state legislator pleaded guilty Tuesday to using his office for personal gain and agreed to cooperate with an investigation looking at possible wrongdoings at the Alabama State House. More...

Gone South

Spring break for the young folks

Wanna feel old fast? Agree to be "house-daddy" for eight college men on spring break. Yes, that is what I did. My son, the scion of the family, the one on whom I depend to carry on the family name and defend its honor, is a junior at Auburn. More...

Greasepit Grammar

A troop is always more than one

A troop is always more than one More...

Post office workers deserve more respect

Dear Editor, I was quite disappointed when I viewed the issue of The Democrat (March 27) that contained the picture of a tub of mail. More...

Cornbread & Buttermilk

Perils of drinking and nursing

I’ve been contemplating what to say about the woman from Toad Suck, Ark., who breast-fed her 8-month-old baby while having a drink or two in a restaurant in nearby Conway. More...