April 12, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

Bentley mess begs for upgrades in ethics laws

Our Opinions

As the Alabama Legislature and Gov. More...

Debunking some money saving myths

Dollars & Cents

Most of you are familiar with financial guru Dave Ramsey. More...

Dear Steve: Democrats aren’t dead!

Dear Editor,  This is in response to Steve Flowers’ recent column: “Where Have All the Democrats Gone?”   Steve Flowers: Rip van Winkle or What Rock Have You Been Sleeping Under?  More...

From Our Files 106 years ago

From The Democrat’s April 11, 1912 issue

“The Grand Jury again makes recommendations relative to the water supply for the jail. The only available water supply at present is from the small springs below the jail. This at times is inadequate, and at no time is it fit to drink. More...

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Gov. Ivey should agree to debate challengers

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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, who faces four challengers for the governor’s seat in the 2018 GOP primary, is enjoying the position of incumbency. Next week marks a year since then-Lt. Gov. More...

Our congressional delegation

Inside the Statehouse

There are dramatic differences between our congressional delegation of the 1940s-1960s and our group on the Potomac today.   More...

Spring is favorite season

Through the Past

With all the unpleasant and disturbing news today, I refuse to let all this keep me from living with hope and faith.  Both spring and Easter remind us that some things are always on schedule regardless of man’s imperfections and shortcomin More...

Remember death, but life more

Dr. Martin Luther King has been gone 50 years

I remember the day like it was yesterday. I was walking across the Harvard Law School Yard. It was dust dark. A fellow Harvard Law School classmate was walking in the opposite direction. More...