Tag "democracy"

PHOTO: Alabama State Auditor Jim Zeigler has remained outspoken on the issue of wasteful spending in Montgomery and the alleged corruption of former-Governor Robert Bentley. (Jim Zeigler | Twitter) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com  MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Recently, some have voiced concerns

PHOTO: The City of Fort Payne has set a tentative date to review the contract with Chick-Fil-A! (File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — In the regular meeting of the Fort Payne City Council, the city

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council held it’s first council meeting. Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt was absent due to a death in the family, as Council Pro Tem Ricky Byrum explained. “Our thoughts and prayers

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Many citizens may look at the ballot tomorrow, and wonder, “just what are these amendments?” 14 amendments will appear on the ballot statewide, and Amendment One will appear on the DeKalb

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The runoff has been decided, and here is your new Fort Payne City Council: Brian Baine: 1730 (17.8%)  Wade Hill: 1363 (14%)  Lynn Brewer: 1307 (13.5%)  Gerald “Red” Taylor: 1239 (12.8%)  Johnny Eberhart: 1199 (12.3%)  Randall Ham: 894 (9.2%) Roger Ingle:

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Tim Dobson will be one of the ten names on the ballot for the Fort Payne runoff at the beginning of next month on October 4. The regular municipal election

Fort Payne council candidate Wade Hill placed second last week, and is back out campaigning for the runoff on October 4. (Photo courtesy of Wade Hill) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Fort Payne’s City Council

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Derek Rosson has defeated Jeff Young to earn the Rainsville Place 5 seat. Rosson received 61% (1312 votes) compared to Young’s 12% (295 votes), defeating him by a margin of 49%. Congratulations to Derek