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By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Tuesday, DeKalb and Jackson counties’ state legislators gathered alongside local officials and residents to deliver the 2018 State of the State address at Northeast Alabama Community

PHOTO: Republican T.J. Maloney has received Alfa’s endorsement in the race for House District 39. District 39 covers all of Cheorkee County, and parts of DeKalb, Cleburne, and Calhoun counties. (Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports MONTGOMERY, Ala.— FarmPAC, the political action committee

  By Staff Reports GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. — Earlier today, Representative Will Ainsworth (R – Guntersville) responded to U.S. Senator Doug Jones’ criticism of his bill to arm Alabama Peace Officer Safety and Training (APOST) trained teachers in effort to better

PHOTO: Congressman Mo Brooks (R – AL 5th District) announces his cancer diagnosis on the floor of congress yesterday. (Rep. Mo Brooks | YouTube.com) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Scroll down for Video) Yesterday morning, Rep. Mo Brooks

PHOTO: Rep. Will Ainsworth (R – Guntersville) announced a campaign kickoff event on his Facebook Page a little while ago, announcing his kickoff event to be held on June 24th at Guntersville Town Hall.  (Will Ainsworth | Facebook) By Staff Reports

PHOTO: The event will be in the Fort Payne City Park tomorrow from 3 pm until 6 pm, and will feature a great list of speakers! (Young Republicans of Northeast Alabama) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Young Republicans of

PHOTO: State Representative Ed Henry (R – Hartselle) is currently running for the U.S. Senate seat, and discusses protecting and expanding Second Amendment rights with the Southern Torch. (Ed Henry | Twitter) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The

PHOTO: Several bills have already been filed to strengthen gun rights within the state. (File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Many bills that have been filed for the 2017 legislative session will be focused on

PHOTO: Representative Mack Butler (R – Rainbow City) seeks to allow concealed-carry in many places across the state that currently prohibit it. (File Photo)  By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Several bills relating to gun rights have been filed

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com OPELIKA, Ala. — Earlier today, Former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard was sentenced on 12 felony charges in violation of the state’s ethics laws. Hubbard was convicted  on June 10 by an Opelika jury.