Politics

State Senator Steve Livingston Announces Re-Election Bid

PHOTO: State Senator Steve Livingston (R – SD 8), which represents most of DeKalb County, announces his re-election bid. (Contributed by

VIDEO: Fort Payne takes public comments on sales tax proposal

PHOTO: City Attorney Rocky Watson puts on his “citizens hat” to share his thoughts on the proposed sales tax. (Tyler Pruett

SALES TAX: Where the City of Fort Payne stands on the issue

PHOTO: Last week, a penny sales tax increase was proposed at a work session of the Fort Payne City Council to

VIDEO: City of Rainsville issued $4000 ADEM fine for burning, cleanup to cost $40k-$50k.

PHOTO: Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt gave an update on the action taken by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) in

Ron Saferite Announces run for DeKalb County Commission District III

PHOTO: Republican Ron Saferite’s yard sign, which will be seen in DeKalb County over the next year. (Tyler Pruett | Southern

T.J. Maloney announces run for State House District 39!

PHOTO: Republican T.J. Maloney announces run for House District 39! (T.J. Maloney) By Staff Reports HEFLIN, Ala. – Former Executive Director

VIDEO: School Board holds moment of silence for Sylvania Bus Driver Ray Bramblett

PHOTO: The DeKalb County Board of Education meets underneath their new, custom signage that was recently built by Agri-Business students

FUNDING THE FUTURE: Fort Payne proposes penny sales tax to fund projects

PHOTO: Councilman Wade Hill discusses the city’s finances and funding long term projects at Tuesday’s Work Session. (Tyler Pruett | Southern

VIDEO: U.S. Senate Candidate Trip Pittman addresses local Republicans

PHOTO: Alabama Senator Trip Pittman (R – Montrose) addresses the DeKalb County Republican Breakfast Club. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By

VIDEO: City of Rainsville to begin cleanup of “unauthorized dump”

PHOTO: The “unauthorized dump” is located next to the the Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP).  (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By