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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

PHOTO: Former Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox (D – Tuscaloosa) and candidate for Alabama Governor in 2018 will speak in the Fyffe Senior Center on February 13, 2018. (Contributed Photo)   By Staff Reports FYFFE, Ala. — According to a release

(Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Today, Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill ordered all counties in the state to count the write-in votes that were cast on election day last Tuesday. The