Politics

Commission Honors Fort Payne Couple

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

Ivey Signs Bill to Require CDL Human Trafficking Training

By Staff Reports MONTGOMERY, Ala. – August 13, 2019 Governor Kay Ivey ceremoniously signed HB261 into law on Monday, which

INSIDE THE STATEHOUSE: The Phenix City Story

By Steve Flowers, AL Political Columnist PHOTO: Steve Flowers is Alabama’s leading political columnist.  His weekly column appears in over

FP Council: Tourism On The Rise

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video on our Facebook) At this week’s meeting of

Council Approves Stiefel Tax Cut

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video on our Facebook) The Rainsville City Council held their

Tuberville Hits Trump on Veterans’ Healthcare

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photo by AP Photo/Al Behrman) ALABAMA — Over the weekend, Tommy Tuberville, former Head

INSIDE THE STATEHOUSE: Those Who Bake the Pie Get To Eat It

By Steve Flowers, AL Political Columnist MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Governor Kay Ivey’s first legislative session of the quadrennium was very

Merrill Returns to DeKalb

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full Video on our Facebook) Alabama Secretary of State

Rainsville Boards Hold Meetings

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On July 17, the Rainsville AgriBusiness Center Board held their

All DeKalb County Schools Are Accredited

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full Video on our Facebook) The DeKalb County Board