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Mission Complete

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photo by John Duricka) After losing former First Lady Barbara Bush in April of this year, the Bush family is once again on America’s prayer list as former President George H.W. Bush passed away on

Ballot Box Breakdown

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Voters in DeKalb County and across the nation will head the polls to cast their ballot on Tuesday, November 6. As we inch closer and closer to Election Day 2018,

Jones Votes No

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Doug Jones | US Senate) WASHINGTON, D.C. — After months of deliberation, Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed to the Supreme Court of the United States. Doug Jones, one of just two Democrats that

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Many people are commenting on a recent video with audio posted on Facebook regarding the DeKalb County Sheriff’s race. The audio is a segment of a conversation between a Sheriff office

By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — DeKalb County Circuit Clerk Pam Simpson has announced that she will seek reelection to another term. Simpson said she feels her experience makes her uniquely qualified for the job. “My experience is unmatched

By Staff Reports WASHINGTON, DC — According to the office of Senator Doug Jones: U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-Ala.) spoke on the Senate floor [last week] about the negative impact that the President’s proposed 25-percent auto tariffs would have on Alabama and other leading

By Staff Reports Washington, D.C. — According to the Officer of Senator Jones: U.S. Senator Doug Jones (Ala.) today co-sponsored the Protecting Rational Incentives in Newsprint Trade Act of 2018 (PRINT Act) to address the crisis facing printers and community newspaper publishers in

PHOTO: Earlier today, U.S. Senator Doug Jones held a conference call with rural news outlets regarding efforts to combat the opioid crisis. We asked him how the federal government can help local law enforcement deal with the issue. (Tyler Pruett

(File Photo) By Staff Reports WASHINGTON, D.C. — It was announced today that U.S. Senator Doug Jones (Ala.) will publish a book with All Points Books entitled, “BENDING TOWARD JUSTICE: The Birmingham Church Bombing that Changed the Course of Civil Rights.” In

PHOTO: Former Democratic State Representative and State Senator John Baker issued a statement formally announcing his platform for DeKalb County Sheriff in 2018. Baker will face the winner of the Republican Primary in the General Election in November. (Contributed Photo) By Staff