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Motion Dies Again on Rental Tax

Motion Dies Again on Rental Tax

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video on our Facebook) The Rainsville City Council met for…
GH Metal Solutions to Expand

GH Metal Solutions to Expand

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held its first meeting…
Inside The Statehouse: It's a Presidential Year

Inside The Statehouse: It's a Presidential Year

By Steve Flowers, ST Columnist MONTGOMERY, Ala. — As the new year begins, so does a Presidential election year. For…
Inside The Statehouse with Steve Flowers

Inside The Statehouse with Steve Flowers

By Steve Flowers, ST Columnist MONTGOMERY, Ala. — As is my tradition, as the old year comes to a close,…
Westbrook to Seek Re-Election to Commission D2

Westbrook to Seek Re-Election to Commission D2

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — DeKalb County District 2 Commissioner Scot Westbrook has announced…
Inside The Statehouse

Inside The Statehouse

By Steve Flowers, ST Columnist MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Famous former television news anchor, Tom Brokaw, wrote an iconic book entitled…
Talks to Makeover Theatre Sign

Talks to Makeover Theatre Sign

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled…
Stiefel Tax Cut Dies on Table

Stiefel Tax Cut Dies on Table

RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, December 16.  At the meeting, Councilmember…
Sessions to Stop in DeKalb County

Sessions to Stop in DeKalb County

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will make a campaign…
Westbrook to Seek Re-Election to Commission D2

Westbrook to Seek Re-Election to Commission D2

By Southern Torch Staff DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — DeKalb County District 2 Commissioner Scot Westbrook has announced his bid for…
Phillips Drops Out of District Judge Race

Phillips Drops Out of District Judge Race

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — DeKalb County attorney Teresa Darwin Phillips dropped out of the…
Lee Announces Run for Commission

Lee Announces Run for Commission

By Southern Torch Staff DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Republican businessman and Mentone Fire Department Chief Joseph Lee has announced his…
Rutledge Named Principal at Plainview

Rutledge Named Principal at Plainview

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — At Tuesday’s meeting of the DeKalb County Board of Education, Richard…
Commission Accepts Hires & Resignations

Commission Accepts Hires & Resignations

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on…
State Republicans deny Whitmire

State Republicans deny Whitmire

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com ALABAMA — On Sunday, December 8, the Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP) heard numerous ballot…
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