Tag "Election 2014"

You are cordially invited to the joint DeKalb & Jackson County meet and greet for your newly Elected Officials! Where: Northeast Community College Lyceum Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Time:  6:00 PM – 8:00 PM There will be brief introductions of all

The Republicans in the Alabama House of Representatives met on Thursday to elect their leaders for the next four years. The caucus retained Mike Hubbard (R-Auburn) as Speaker of the House, Micky Hammon (R-Decatur) as House Majority Leader, and Victor

Last night, the GOP picked up seven seats in the U.S. Senate resulting in their first majority (52-46) since 2006. House Republicans expanded their majority by twelve seats, bringing their total to 246. The election results nationwide indicate the voters’

The citizens of Rainsville voted on the whether or not they wanted their city to go wet on Tuesday. #Rainsville will remain a dry city in Alabama @fptimesjournal @SouthernTorch pic.twitter.com/gml7AS2Gh6 — Nick Jones (@MayorNickJones) November 5, 2014 Rainsville instantly took

Dear newly / re- elected member of the Alabama Legislature, Congratulations! The majority of the voters in your respective districts have seen fit to send you to Montgomery to be THEIR voice on the issues that will come before you.

Results from tonight’s election show that Republicans have swept Alabama. Republicans maintained their super majority in both houses of the state legislature and again secured each of the ten statewide offices. Republicans have also been elected to six of the

Frankly, little more than a downhill bike ride to Fort Payne separates the people of Rainsville from their choice of firewater. The idea that selling alcohol will in some way compromise the moral fiber of Rainsville is nothing short of

Polling was incredibly accurate for the June primaries in a heavy Republican field. Like most forecasting, the past is indicative of the future. DeKalb was named the most conservative Senate delegation in the state of Alabama, with: Senator Shadrack McGill (R-8)

Local friends in education, I feel compelled to give my two cents on the upcoming local election. Please don’t equate Will Ainsworth‘s “pro-business” stance with an “anti-education” view. What’s the number one thing that teachers complain about? Too much time

When I took office in 2011, Alabama was financially out of shape. The country was slowly coming out of a recession; State unemployment was at 10 percent and rising; and revenues were down. Our financial cupboards were bare. Every rainy