April 27, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

MR. SPEAKER AT THE CONTROLS

Democrat Editor and Publisher Jim Cox collects old postcards and photos and regularly monitors eBay, the web-selling site, for gems. After Joe C. McCorquodale died last week, Cox found this photo for sale on eBay and purchased it. More...

Being southern by the signs

Gone South

Remember when they busted Miss Cleo, the Jamaican psychic whose “hotline” offered free “supernatural insight into love and money.”  Under pressure from the Federal Trade Commission the two companies that ran her operation More...

Letters to the Editor

Death notices prompt recollections   Dear Editor,  Given your interest in history, you may be interested to know that your news items involving funerals, appearing in the same front page position in two successive issues were both of unusua More...

Moved-up election changes things

Inside the Statehouse

The decisive move by newly minted Governor, Kay Ivey, to declare a Special Election for the Jeff Sessions’ Senate Seat this year rather than next year changes the entire complexion of who will sit in that coveted seat. More...

Nation’s retailers are in trouble

Dollars & Cents

Their numbers are declining. Although some of them are household names, they continue to file for bankruptcy. More...