Posts From Southern Torch

Race to Embrace 2014

Despite the fact that our children are grown the annual tradition in our house of coloring Easter eggs is still very much alive. This year was no different as our daughter came home from college and our son and his

The Rainsville City Council met on Monday night to discuss a number of issues including: a new computer/system for the Wastewater Treatment Plant; the Coliseum; a new Police Officer; and a number of additional ordinances.   *Councilman Brandon Freeman talks

The 74th Annual Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative Annual Meeting will take place this weekend at the DeKalb County Schools Coliseum. These meetings have become quite the community event with numerous prizes including free electricity for a year, entertainment by The

No One Wins

On Tuesday night, at the board meeting, Superintendent Hugh Taylor had a chance to become the kind of educational leader that creates winning solutions. Instead he chose to create a future in which everyone, including himself, loses. I watched with

For the third year in a row, the Alabama Policy Institute (API) has collected data on Alabama’s 50 most populous municipalities and ranked them based on criteria that both promote business success and encourage the entrepreneurial spirit. The four categories