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INSIDE THE STATEHOUSE – June 15, 2018

Contributed by Steve Flowers • AL Political Columnist Now that the dust has settled from last week’s gubernatorial primaries, let’s analyze the

Ledbetter Comes Home

PHOTO: (Sonya Elrod Photography) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — At this week’s DeKalb County Board of Education meeting,

FP Council Discusses Projects

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held a special work session to prioritize

Commission holds regular meeting, approves road projects

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on

Fyffe Represents at JSU

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — Two Fyffe Red Devils will represent DeKalb County as they cheer on the

2018 CCS Winners Selected

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Ten Coaches’ Children Scholarship winners for 2017-18 have been selected by the

2018 All-County Softball Honors

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Twenty-six local athletes received All-County Softball Honors. Plainview: Bailey Smart (Overall MVP), Kenzi

The Big Race Is On

PHOTO: Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox (photo by Ben Flanagan | al.com) will face incumbent Kay Ivey (Kay Ivey | Facebook) this

GOP Decides Committee Members

By Zach Hester • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — In the Republican Executive Committee races, Jack Stiefel fought off Royce Lader, 6229

BOE Races Head to Runoff

By Marla Jones • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Tuesday night, DeKalb County voters cast ballots for two different