Posts From Southern Torch

AL Legislative Alert

State Senator Greg Reed (R) has pre-filed a bill that would ensure that volunteer fire departments and rescue squads would “not be liable for any civil damages resulting from rendering assistance except for wanton misconduct.”

I have always believed in letting the people of Alabama decide the fate of gambling and whether we should have a state lottery to help fund education. You can never go wrong when you trust the voters and let the

Recent news about the proposed 777x suggests the North Alabama workforce is somehow unprepared to build airplanes. However, I can assuredly say that the focus of Education from PreK through the Community College level and beyond has been on preparing

On Friday, December 6, the DeKalb County Republican Party held their annual Christmas Dinner in the DeKalb Theater in Fort Payne.

Heat Check: A Season with the Plainview Bears is an all access look at the Plainview Bears basketball team and new Head Coach Robi Coker.

On Thursday night, the DeKalb County Democrats met at Cafe 100 in Fort Payne to discuss the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

Following up with a story that Southern Torch broke on November 12, Senator Shadrack McGill (R) has officially announced that he will not seek re-election in 2014.

Prayerfully choosing one word that embodies the promise of the upcoming year is a discipline we’ve attempted for many years. This practice of asking God for His yearly theme in our lives endows us with strength in the tough times.

The Spirit of Christmas will grace the stage of Northeast Alabama Community College theatre this Christmas for the 14th year in a row.