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When longtime State Representative Todd Greeson of Ider was defeated in the Republican primary for State Senate Distict 8, it seemed as if DeKalb County no longer had any representation in the race. The nominees, Horace Clemmons (D) of Paint

A Champion is Crowned

The hype for the Week 10 matchup of the Fyffe Red Devils and the Plainview Bears definitely…did not live up to the billing. Big Red rolled for 543 yards on the ground and blew the Bears out on their home

House District 27 candidate Will Ainsworth (R) has been endorsed by radio star Rick Burgess of “The Rick and Bubba Show”. Stay with Southern Torch for the most comprehensive coverage of Election 2014!

Alabama Republican Party Chairman Bill Armistead held a press conference today at the Madison County GOP Headquarters to address the negative ads a liberal national political organization, Southern Progress Action Fund has launched against House Republican candidates this week. The

BOO BASH in the Park

UPDATE: The Boo Bash has been moved to the Tom Bevill Center due to inclement weather (3:52 PM) The City of Rainsville will hold a “Boo Bash” tonight in the park from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM! There will be

House District 24 Candidate David Beddingfield yesterday put out a press release calling out his opponent. David Beddingfield, candidate for the Alabama House of Representatives in District 24, has called on his opponent, Nathaniel Ledbetter, to state whether he will

Its that time of the year again. Our televisions, radios, and Facebook pages are filled with negative politics. We hear about what mistakes a candidate made when younger, whose third cousin twice removed went to jail once, and everyone seems

Who Will Rise

  Two schools separated by 7 miles. Two programs that have dominated DeKalb County for decades. Two legendary coaches that have combined for 484 wins and 3 State Championship appearances. Two fan bases that absolutely despise each other. Two teams

This is it…Week 10. Four on four. Every DeKalb County team plays a DeKalb County team. Crank up the volume at the co-ops because 75% of the games on this slate┬ámay come down to the wire.   #5 Valley Head

On Tuesday, Rainsville Mayor Nick Jones was apparently opening his mail and found a letter from a displeased citizen. Mayor Jones proceeded to tweet the letter to his twitter followers, Southern Torch, and the Times Journal.