SINGINGS MT. VIEW BAPTIST will have quarterly singing Sunday, March 7, at 2 p.m. with Jody and the Boys as special guests. Singing will follow regular services: Sunday school at 10 a.m., preaching at 11 a.m., and dinner around noon. Pastor is Brian Smith. Church located on Arkadelphia Road, one mile northwest of its intersection with Skyline Drive. 380-8707. FIRST […]

Alabama Scene

Is Riley afraid to raid Greenetrack?

Have you wondered why Gov. Riley and his Anti-Gambling Task Force commander, the district attorney in Mobile, haven’t raided the Greenetrack casino in Greene County? There’s really a simple answer. The county’s sheriff has said he’ll shoot the first person who tries to shut down bingo machines at the racetrack. I don’t think the governor wants the commander of his […]

From the Archives

The Southern Democrat, March 5, 1986

‘Absurd,’ charges Hicks as OPD now has seven ranking officers supervising four patrolmen Seven members of Oneonta Police Department are serving in supervisory capacity over four patrol officers. Oneonta councilman Danny Hicks is calling the situation absurd, but Mayor Jack Fendley refuses to rescind the promotions that have given the police department more supervisors than patrol officers… Fendley has named […]


Fitness and food for kids

I get more questions and concerned comments from parents who worry about their children’s health than I probably do on any other subject. Inactivity has become an epidemic among children and is a major reason for the growing rate of obesity. You need a “game plan” for a healthy family, but it has to start with YOU. Be a role […]

2010-03-03 E-Edition