November 7, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

The last day of World War I

Editor’s Notes

Sunday, Nov. 11 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. For years the day was known as Armistice Day but it was changed to Veterans Day in 1954 and is a day to celebrate all living U.S. military veterans.  More...

Great memories make aging easier

Through the Past

Almost 18 years ago I wrote about my thoughts on old age. I was 61 then. It may have been intended for an article for The Clarke County Democrat or just my thoughts. At any rate, I need to do an update. More...

Remember those who served

Dollars & Cents

Veterans Day is the one time of year set aside to thank and honor those who have served in our armed forces. Most people are not aware of the history of the day. It involves an Alabamian who played a key role in its establishment. More...

‘Forever profoundly grateful’

Gone South

Going through my father’s books shortly after he died, I found a copy of Stephen E. Ambrose’s Citizen Soldiers, which focuses on the role played by junior officers in the defeat of Germany in World War II. More...

Byrne readying for Senate race

Inside the Statehouse

Our gubernatorial election year politics ended yesterday. More...

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