Politics

Inside the Statehouse

Inside the Statehouse

By Steve Flowers The Alabama Legislature will remain super majority Republican for the next quadrennium.  As the dust settles from…
“Democracy”

“Democracy”

Submitted  Editorial by The Alabama Press Association America’s free press is in crisis. Today, local journalism, which is necessary to…
Secretary of State Merrill Addresses Redistricting Controversies

Secretary of State Merrill Addresses Redistricting Controversies

Recently, the implementation of the newly drawn state legislative district lines has become a point of conversation in large part…
Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Former High School Coach

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Former High School Coach

David Hall, Reporter david@southerntorch.com In a 6-3 ruling Monday morning, the Supreme Court determined that former Washington state high school…
Inside the Statehouse

Inside the Statehouse

By Steve Flowers During the waning days of the campaigns for Governor and U.S. Senator, I received an inordinate amount…
The Votes are In

The Votes are In

Marla Jones, Managing Editor marla@southerntorch.com ALABAMA-- Alabama voters headed to the polls on Tuesday in a runoff primary election for…
Primary Runoff 2022

Primary Runoff 2022

Marla Jones, Managing Editor marla@southerntorch.com ALABAMA-- On Tuesday, June 21, voters will cast their ballots in the runoff election.  The…
Summer P-EBT Benefits Coming

Summer P-EBT Benefits Coming

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Human Resources (DHR) has received federal approval to distribute Summer Pandemic EBT (P-EBT)…
The Results are In

The Results are In

Marla Jones, Managing Editor marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.-- The votes have been cast in the Primary Election and the results…
Governor Kay Ivey Avoids Runoff

Governor Kay Ivey Avoids Runoff

Marla Jones, Managing Editor marla@southerntorch.com Governor Kay Ivey declared victory on Tuesday night and avoided a runoff against several challengers…
Inside the Statehouse

Inside the Statehouse

By Steve Flowers We are down to the last few days in the 2022 Governor’s Race. For the first time…
Stiefel Announces Executive Committee Run

Stiefel Announces Executive Committee Run

Marla Jones, Managing Editor marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.-- D.L. Stiefel recently announced his bid to run for both the DeKalb…
Saferite Announces Candidacy for Commission

Saferite Announces Candidacy for Commission

Marla Jones, Managing Editor marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.-- Ron Saferite has announced his candidacy for District 3 Commissioner of DeKalb…
Inside the Statehouse

Inside the Statehouse

By Steve Flowers Over the years I have shared a lot of stories about Alabama’s colorful political figures. We have…
Still time for Absentee Voting

Still time for Absentee Voting

Marla Jones, Managing Editor marla@southerntorch.com ALABAMA--The absentee voting period for the May 24 Primary Election began on March 30, 2022.…
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