Politics

Governor Ivey announces highest rate decrease of unemployment in the nation

PHOTO: Unemployment in the State of Alabama decreased by .4 percent during the month of March. (Office of Governor Kay Ivey)

VIDEO: County jail to upgrade data systems and inmate phone service

PHOTO: DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris addresses the commission on the upgrades and Chief Jailer Jonathan Langley’s work to put it

FULL VIDEO: Rep. Ed Henry tears up qualifying paperwork, vows to pursue Luther Strange corruption case

PHOTO: Rep. Ed Henry addresses the media in front of Alabama GOP Headquarters in Birmingham yesterday. Henry is flanked by

Rep. Barry Moore (R – Enterprise) officially announces primary run against Martha Roby

PHOTO: Representative Barry Moore just announced he’s challenging Congresswoman Martha Roby at the Republican Women of Coffee County Meeting in

VIDEO: Fort Payne council votes to allow ‘Death Penalty’ for vicious dogs

PHOTO: Fort Payne City Attorney Rocky Watson discusses a revised ordinance on, “Addressing Animal Controls Within the City” at today’s

VIDEO: Dog Attack Victim addresses the Rainsville Council; Council Passes Ordinance

PHOTO: Gary Haymon discusses his recent dog attack at the Rainsville City Council meeting earlier. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By

BREAKING: Senator Phil Williams announces he won’t seek re-election

PHOTO: Senator Phil Williams represents District 10 in the Alabama State Senate, which is comprised of all or parts of Etowah,

VIDEO: Ag. Commissioner McMillan address DeKalb County Republicans, Black announces commission run

PHOTO: Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries John McMillan addressed the DeKalb County Republican Breakfast Club this morning. (Tyler Pruett |

Ag. Comm. McMillan to address DeKalb Co. Republican Breakfast club tomorrow, Sen. Marsh in June

(GOP Logo |  File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Republican Breakfast

VIDEO: DeKalb County roads in dire need of funds

PHOTO:  A portion of County Road 255 in Adamsburg, was plowed up and replaced with treated base material earlier today. (Tyler