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By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will bring his 2020 presidential campaign to Alabama on Sunday, May 19. Sanders will host a rally in Birmingham at Kelly Ingram Park, which is set to

The Kings are Crowned

By Marla Jones,Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Thursday, March 14, Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) Executive Director Steve Savarese and Associate Executive Director Alvin Briggs presented the Plainview Bears basketball team with their second Class 3A

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats celebrated Senior Night with a 37-22 win over the Cullman Bearcats. With 8:20 remaining in the first quarter, the Bearcats put

PHOTO: Ever Faithful, Ever Loyal: The Timothy Alexander Story is now available for purchase. By Staff Reports Authors Timothy Alexander and Tim Stephens are proud to announce the release of their new book, “Ever Faithful, Ever Loyal: The Timothy Alexander Story.”

Birmingham or Bust

PHOTO: The Plainview Varsity Bears took a victory over Piedmont last week and will head into State Semifinals on Tuesday, February 27. Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com JACKSONVILLE, Ala. — The No. 1 ranked Plainview Bears defeated the Piedmont Bulldogs, 64-36

PHOTO: The Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force has declared today (January 11, 2018) “Alabama Human Trafficking Awareness Day” and released facts and “Red Flags” to help law enforcement and the public spot victims of this terrible criminal industry. (EndItAlabama.org ) By

(File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — According to numbers just released by the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, prosecution of criminal immigration cases rose 212.5 percent in North Alabama during

PHOTO: John Pearson Willis (57 of Arab) pled guilty in September to embezzling $3 million dollars from the Arab Electric Co-op over eight years. (http://www.naida.com) By Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – According to the Office of U.S. Attorney for Northern

PHOTO: Earlier today, U.S. Senator-elect Doug Jones (D – Birmingham) announced the hiring of Alabama native Dana Gresham as his Chief of Staff. By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Today, U.S. Senator-elect Doug Jones announced the hiring of former