March 1, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

Thirty-three county candidates ran in ’72

Editor’s Notes What’s happened to our interest in politics and more?

There will be several statewide primary contests on both the Democratic and Republican ballots on June 5.  But locally, there won’t be much.  More...

Big 3 losing market share

Dollars & Cents

Several weeks ago, Toyota and Mazda announced plans to build a $1.6 billion plant in Limestone County. More...

Point to the future

I’d like to say a word to the young people of Grove Hill. I hope you know that the David Mathews Center for Civic Life in Montevallo has been helping our community to think about who we are.  More...

From Our Files 126 years ago

From The Democrat’s March 10, 1892 issue

“Capt. Tom Meaher, for many years a well known and popular steamboat commander of the Alabama River, died at his residence near Mobile, last Thursday, aged 79 years...Capt. More...

Issues legislators face

Inside the Statehouse

The Alabama Legislature usually gets very little done during an election year session except passage of the budgets.   More...

Majority simply said ‘no’

Education Matters

It’s easy to tell this is an election year in Alabama by the way some politicians are trying to capitalize on another school shooting. Right on cue, Rep. More...

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