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Merrill Ends Senate Campaign

Merrill Ends Senate Campaign

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photo by Brynn Anderson | AP) ALABAMA — On Sunday night, Alabama Secretary of…
Inspections Coming to Rainsville

Inspections Coming to Rainsville

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on…
Fort Payne Appropriates Money for School

Fort Payne Appropriates Money for School

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled…
Contaminated Water in Northeast Alabama

Contaminated Water in Northeast Alabama

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor with contributions by Dylan Smith, Reporter (Photo by Marla Jones) IDER, Ala. — Following two…
Medical Marijuana Bill to be Introduced Next Year

Medical Marijuana Bill to be Introduced Next Year

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — After meeting last Thursday, Alabama’s Medical Marijuana Commission say they will…
Incumbent Democrat Judge Whitmire Qualifies for Re-election as Republican

Incumbent Democrat Judge Whitmire Qualifies for Re-election as Republican

By Eloise Smith, General Manager DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — DeKalb County District Judge Steven Whitmire (D) has announced his intention…
Mauney Announces Retirement

Mauney Announces Retirement

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting…
Sessions Announces 2020 Senate Run

Sessions Announces 2020 Senate Run

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com ALABAMA — Jeff Sessions is looking for a comeback.  On Thursday, the former U.S. Senator…
Council Makes Board Appointments

Council Makes Board Appointments

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com  RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on…

Ivey to Visit DeKalb County

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com  DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Governor Kay Ivey will make a stop in Dekalb…
Republican Phillips Qualifies for District Judge

Republican Phillips Qualifies for District Judge

By Eloise Smith, General Manager FORT PAYNE, Ala. — DeKalb lawyer Teresa Darwin Phillips announces her qualification as a Republican…
Andrews to Run for DeKalb BOE District 2

Andrews to Run for DeKalb BOE District 2

By Southern Torch Staff DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Chris Andrews of Geraldine, Ala., is announcing his candidacy on the Republican…
Inspection Questions Unanswered

Inspection Questions Unanswered

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com PHOTO: Local builder Mitchell Kilgore addressed the Council regarding the potential designation of…
Council Approves $500K Loan

Council Approves $500K Loan

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video on our Facebook) The Rainsville City Council held…
DeKalb Co. Candidates Begin Qualifying for 2020

DeKalb Co. Candidates Begin Qualifying for 2020

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Candidates in DeKalb County have begun qualifying to run for…
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