Politics

Mayor Takes Charge

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on September

Beloved Councilman Back at Work

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled

Commission Discusses Road Projects

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting

FINALLY

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (File Photo) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled

Council Discusses Animal Cruelty

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video on our Facebook) The Fort Payne City Council

Omar Fires Back at ALGOP

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last month, a resolution was approved by the Alabama Republican Party

Inside The Statehouse: The Summer of 1969

By Steve Flowers, AL Political Columnist As we say goodbye to the summer of 2019, allow me to reminisce with

Weddings…Optional

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Traditionally, to be legally married in the State of

Gas Prices on the Rise

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Northeast Alabama drivers and motorists across the state will now pay

Barnett Receives Excellent Marks from DeKalb BOE

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held their regularly