Tag "Election"

DeKalb’s Red Wave

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photos by Zach Hester)  DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — In spite of a long evening of election returns at the national level, the night was short for results in DeKalb County as a red wave overtook

By Staff Reports (Submitted Photo) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Incumbent DeKalb County Commissioner DeWitt Jackson is announcing his re-election bid to the DeKalb County Commission. Mr. Jackson was first elected in 2002 and has served since that time. He and his

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The race is still on for several elected positions not only here at home in DeKalb County, but across the whole state of Alabama. After over a full year of a tumultuous

By Marla Jones • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Republican Executive Committee convened their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, June 12. Alabama Attorney General candidate Troy King addressed the members of the committee as well as the

The Finish Line

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Voters across DeKalb County and the whole state of Alabama will head to the polls next Tuesday, June 5, to vote in several statewide and local races. For the first time in

PHOTO: DeKalb County Commission President Ricky Harcrow discusses the importance of the tax renewals to DeKalb County and Fort Payne City Schools. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Scroll Down for Video) At yesterday’s

PHOTO: (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — DeKalb County Commission President Ricky Harcrow is announcing his candidacy for reelection. Mr. Harcrow is a resident of Ider and grew up in Rainsville. He has been married

(Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Hazel Haynes is a candidate for DeKalb County Board of Education, District Four. She is a graduate of Ider High School, Northeast Alabama Community College, and Jacksonville University with degrees in

PHOTO: John Baker at Doug Jones’ rally late last year in Fyffe. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Yesterday was the final day for both the local Democratic and Republican Parties to

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Live Video at the Bottom) The DeKalb County Republican Executive Committee convenes to discuss qualifying for both candidates and Committee members. Members must qualify to be elected to the committee for November 2018 –