Politics

What Does “Rebuild Alabama” Mean to You?

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The recent passage of the Rebuild Alabama Act has

OPED: Gasoline Tax…Really?

Contributed by Anthony Cooper DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — I believe we need government and taxes, but in a very small

BOE Searches for Solutions at Valley Head

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — At Tuesday’s DeKalb County Board of Education workshop, Valley

Alabama Passes Gas Tax Increase

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photo by Mike Cason | al.com) MONTGOMERY, Ala. — On Tuesday, after passage through

Ivey Signs Gas Tax Bill

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — On Tuesday, after passage through the Alabama House of Representatives

Senate Approves Gas Tax, Heads to Ivey’s Desk

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Rebuild Alabama Act passed the Alabama State Senate today

Ledbetter Confronted at GOP Breakfast

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At this month’s DeKalb County Republican Breakfast, state legislators

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

PISGAH GIRLS WIN BACK-TO-BACK CHAMPIONSHIPS!

By Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Senior Annie Hughes sank two free throws with six seconds remaining to seal Pisgah’s

REVEALED, REPRIMANDED, RESIGNED

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