January 25, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

Senate wins boosts Democrats

Inside the Statehouse

As the 2018 state elections begin, let’s take one last look at the 2017 Special Election to fill the remaining three years of Jeff Sessions’ six-year term which, by the way, comes up in two years in 2020.  More...

Old school book records history

Through the Past

For years, when I was a child, I rummaged among old school books found in the old desk that sat on the back porch at the “old house” (the family’s name for the Granddaddy Bill White house, built in 1904). More...

Political Cartoon

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Indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing something to be happy.  Mahatma Gandhi (1869 - 1948)  You can fool too many of the people too much of the time.   More...

‘The Perfect Storm’

Editor’s Notes

“The Perfect Storm.” It may be the name of a movie but that’s what we had last week at The Clarke County Democrat.  I wrote in last week’s paper about how that issue marked the first issue of our 164th year, of how the ne More...

Taking stock as new year beings

Center for Effective Government

This may seem odd, but as I look ahead to a year we all know will be momentous, you want to know what I feel most strongly? Gratitude.  More...

Store cards continue to lose ground

Dollars & Cents

Like many other victims of the digital age, they are becoming relics of the past. Many readers no doubt grew up using a Sears or J.C. Penney credit card. More...