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PHOTO: Candidate for DeKalb County Sheriff Michael Edmondson released a statement, accusing his opponent Nick Welden of trying to keep him off the Republican ballot. Welden responded this afternoon. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com

PHOTO: Rep. Mack Butler (R – Rainbow City) announces early endorsements in the race for Senate District 10, which covers Etowah County and parts of Cherokee and DeKalb Counties. Butler qualified to run for the seat earlier this month. (Mack

PHOTO: Centre Police Chief Kirk Blankenship and his family. Blankenship will be challenging Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver in the June 2018 Republican Primary. (Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports  CENTRE, Ala. — Announced right before Christmas, Centre Police Chief Kirk Blankenship will

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 –

PHOTO: Three Republican candidates have filed qualifying paperwork to run on the ballot in 2018 for Circuit Judge, Place 2: (Left to Right) Andrew Hairston, Scott Lloyd, and Jeff McCurdy. By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Andrew Hairston,

PHOTO: Centre native Andrew Jones, a small business owner and farmer, has announced his campaign for District 10 in the Alabama State Senate. The seat is currently occupied by Senator Phil Williams (R – Gadsden) who announced he won’t be seeking

PHOTO: Roy Moore at an earlier rally in Huntsville, Alabama. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) (UPDATED) At about 10:30 pm tonight, Roy Moore addressed the media and supporters regarding the race

PHOTO: Moore at his appearance in DeKalb County in November. (Tyler Pruett | Managing Editor) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com MIDLAND CITY, Ala. — (Live Video at the Bottom) At 6 pm, the Roy Moore campaign will be holding it’s “Drain

PHOTO:  Moore will hold a rally hosted by the DeKalb County Republican Party tonight at 6 pm in the Henagar Community Center. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports  HENAGAR, Ala. — Roy Moore (R – Gadsden) will be holding a rally at

PHOTO: A bi-partisan group of 13 Alabama Sheriff’s endorsed Roy Moore yesterday, including Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin and Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver. (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office | Etowah County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Yesterday, a