Politics

VIDEO: County officials discuss implementing ‘Dangerous Dogs’ law

PHOTO: Tax Enforcement and Animal Cruelty investigator Clayburn Simpson discusses the new law’s implications at this morning’s meeting of the

U.S. Senator Doug Jones to publish book on Birmingham bombing case

(File Photo) By Staff Reports WASHINGTON, D.C. — It was announced today that U.S. Senator Doug Jones (Ala.) will publish a book

VIDEO: Walter Watson presented with Mayor’s proclamation

PHOTO: At yesterday’s meeting of the Fort Payne City Council, Mayor Larry Chesser presented former councilman Walter Watson with a, “Mayor’s

LIVE: Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle holds Fort Payne event

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala.— Watch Live as Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle holds a meet and greet at the Coal

WATCH LIVE: Fort Payne City Council Meeting, April 3, 2018

(Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Watch Live below as the Fort Payne City Council

LIVE: Rainsville City Council Meeting, April 2, 2018

By Marla Jones, Reporter  RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council held its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, April 2, 2018.

Nick Welden steps aside as police chief to devote time to campaign

PHOTO: Republican candidate for DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden addressing a crowd in Henagar last night. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch)

Roadwork to return in Rainsville

PHOTO: Due to the cold weather during last year’s paving project at the crossing in Rainsville, the asphalt did not

Board Buys New Buses

PHOTO: (DeKalb County Alabama Schools) By Marla Jones, Reporter The DeKalb County Board of Education held its regularly scheduled meeting last

Valley Head sales tax increase to go into effect April 1st

(Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — On Sunday, April 1st, a 1