Montgomery

Merrill Announces Run for U.S. Senate

trusted tablets By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photo by Spencer Williams | Alabama Secretary of State’s Office) MONTGOMERY, Ala. — On

Sparks Joins Jones’ Team

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-AL) recently announced the hiring of

Medical Marijuana Moves Forward in Alabama

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — On Monday, Governor Kay Ivey signed into law the creation of

Governor Ivey Signs Bill lowering DeKalb County Pistol Permits

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: On Tuesday, Governor Kay

Lottery Moves Ahead

By Zach Hester,Reporter MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Last Thursday, the Alabama Senate passed Sen. Greg Albritton’s “clean lottery” bill. It passed

Alabama Passes Abortion Ban

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo via The Hill) MONTGOMERY, Ala. — On Tuesday, the Alabama House of

Statehouse rejects gun bill, lottery moves ahead

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Two hot button bills walked away from the floor of the

Ledbetter Leading the State House to Historic Tax Increase

By Staff Reports MONTGOMERY, Ala. — On Friday, the Alabama House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the Rebuild Alabama Act by

Merrill Makes Campaign Stop

John Merrill and his wife, Cindy, made a campaign stop on Tuesday, August 14 at the Coal and Iron Building.

Alabama AG’s Wife Passes Away

PHOTO: (Submitted Photo | Facebook) By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Sympathizers across all of the major social media platforms