Politics

VIDEO: Is Rainsville Open for Business?

PHOTO: Trampas Shankles addresses the Public Hearing on a new subdivision he wants to build near Marshall Road. By Marla

VIDEO: Rep. Mo Brooks promotes “right to try” experimental treatments act on House Floor

PHOTO: Rep. Mo Brooks discusses Senate Bill S. 204, the “Right to Try Act” which would give terminally ill patients

Walt Maddox to speak at Fyffe Senior Center in February

PHOTO: Former Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox (D – Tuscaloosa) and candidate for Alabama Governor in 2018 will speak in the

LIVE: Rainsville City Council Meeting, January 15, 2018

By Staff Reports  RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Southern Torch is live again! We now have an HD Camera setup that streams

3 DeKalb County Democratic candidates Qualify for 2018

PHOTO: Incumbent Democrats DeWitt Jackson (County Commission, District 4) and Pam Simpson (DeKalb County Circuit Clerk) submit their qualifying paperwork.

Hairston, Lloyd, and McCurdy submit paperwork to qualify for Circuit Judge Place 2

PHOTO: Three Republican candidates have filed qualifying paperwork to run on the ballot in 2018 for Circuit Judge, Place 2: (Left

Alabama Forestry Association endorses Senator Livingston (R – Scottsboro) for 2018

PHOTO: AFA Exec. Vice President Chris Isaacson said of Livingston: “Steve is a pro-business guy who knows what it takes

Geraldine holds first council meeting of 2018

PHOTO: Geraldine Town Hall. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) Contributed by the Town of Geraldine GERALDINE, Ala. — The Town of Geraldine

VIDEO: County Commission passes resolution to move Kilpatrick voting location

PHOTO: County Commission President Ricky Harcrow discusses changing a polling location in Kilpatrick at 2018’s first meeting of the DeKalb

Centre native announces run for Senate District 10

PHOTO: Centre native Andrew Jones, a small business owner and farmer, has announced his campaign for District 10 in the Alabama