April 16, 2015 RSS feed / Editorial

The Civil War, then and now

Last Thursday, April 9 marked the 150th anniversary of the Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s surrender to Union Gen. U. S. Grant. More...

Barking at the moon

As the world turns in Alabama politics, a lot has happened in the first three months of 2015.  More...

Mobs, parcels and rangales

* If you’re planning a visit to the Netherlands, try to make time for a stop in Giethoorn. More...

Enjoyed Civil War series

Dear Editor,  Iwould like to comment on the series of articles “The Civil War In Clarke County,” which began running in The Clarke County Democrat on August 4, 2011 and was completed on April 2, 2015.  More...

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Aunt Gertrude’s medicine

“ . . . chortling over genealogy anywhere is poppycock. Yet the man who professes to care nothing about his forebears is only a little less vain than he who bases all his actions on blood precedent.” More...

High-flying leadership advice

A recent interview with the individual credited with spearheading one of the most dramatic corporate turnarounds in U.S. history, published on the U.S. More...

Sewell supports state’s public education system

Communities must support their public schools, said U.S. Congresswoman Terri Sewell. Government funding cannot be the overall answer to the success of local schools, she said.  More...

Voice for the Animals appreciates support for 5K run and Pet Trot

Dear Editor,  On behalf of the Voice for the Animals Campaign, I would like to express our appreciation for your support of the 8th Annual Voice for the Animals 5K and Pet Trot. More...