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Ivey Announces Lung Cancer Diagnosis

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photo by Jake Crandall | The Montgomery Advertiser) MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Last week, Governor

Gas Prices on the Rise

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

INSIDE THE STATEHOUSE: Hot Political Summer in Montgomery

By Steve Flowers, AL Political Columnist MONTGOMERY, Ala. — It has been a long hot summer in Montgomery, and I

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

Merrill Announces Run for U.S. Senate

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