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Lottery Moves Ahead

By Zach Hester,Reporter MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Last Thursday, the Alabama Senate passed Sen. Greg Albritton’s “clean lottery” bill. It passed with the minimum 21 votes needed to pass an amendment to the Alabama Constitution.  As previously reported, the bill isn’t

PHOTO: (Left to right) Senator Phil Williams, Sheriff Todd Entrekin, Representative Becky Nordgren, Etowah Co. Deputies Andy Reed, Hayden Clements and Tyler Cline, along with Representative Mack Butler. (Contributed Photo | Alabama Senate) By Staff Reports  MONTGOMERY, Ala. – On Thursday, the

PHOTO: Steve Flowers is Alabama’s leading political columnist.  His weekly column appears in over 60 Alabama newspapers. He served 16 years in the state legislature.  Steve may be reached at www.steveflowers.us. By Steve Flowers February 28, 2018   The Alabama Legislature

PHOTO: Rep. Mack Butler (R – Rainbow City) announces early endorsements in the race for Senate District 10, which covers Etowah County and parts of Cherokee and DeKalb Counties. Butler qualified to run for the seat earlier this month. (Mack

PHOTO: Doug Jones (D- Birmingham) at a November rally in Fyffe, Alabama. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Associated Press, CNN, and Fox News are calling the U.S. Senate Election for Democratic candidate

PHOTO: Early this morning, President Trump tweeted his full support for Roy Moore for U.S. Senate, and called Doug Jones a “Pelosi/Schumer Puppet. (Gage Skidmore, Flickr | Tyler Pruett, Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com WASHINGTON, D.C. — Early

(Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) The following letter was submitted to the Editor by DeKalb County Citizen Robert Crumley on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. If you have a letter to the editor you’d like to submit, send it to tyler@southerntorch.com

(Department of Justice Seal | File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — In a statement issued Thursday morning (November 16), U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama Jay E Town issued a statement regarding the rumors

PHOTO: This morning, Judge Roy Moore announced the endorsement of Newt Gingrich! (Gage Skidmore | Wikimedia Commons) By Staff Reports MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Judge Roy Moore has received several high profile endorsements over the last week. It began with Sen.

PHOTO: Butler is running for Senate District 10, which covers part of DeKalb County and is currently held by Senator Phil Williams, who announced earlier this year he would not be seeking re-election. (Contributed Photo | Mack Butler for Senate) By