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Contributed by The Young Republicans of Northeast Alabama SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — The Young Republicans of Northeast Alabama are excited to announce the seating of new leadership on their Executive Board. Dylan Smith and Lewis Pitchford will serve as Chairman and Vice

PHOTO: Alabama Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon and House Majority Leader Nathaniel Ledbetter will be holding a rally to support Rep. Tommy Hanes next Thursday in Scottsboro. (Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports SCOTTSBORO, Ala. – Alabama House of Representatives Speaker

PHOTO: (Left to Right) Katherine Michelle Thrift (41 of Section), Kirstie Breanne Thrift (19 of Section), Jeremy Christopher Robert (18 of Section), and James Anthony Jabley, Jr. (28 of Section) were arrested after a male subject kicked in a door on

PHOTO: (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville Public Library announced their Summer Reading Program for this year. It will begin on Tuesday, May 1 and run through Monday, June 4. This year’s theme is

PHOTO: Photo from the groundbreaking on Monday at Google’s new data center in Bridgeport!  (Contributed Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com BRIDGEPORT, Ala. — On Monday, Google broke ground on a new facility right here in our backyard! Governor Kay Ivey,

PHOTO: Brian and Melody Graden (43 and 45 of Section) were arrested on charges of Negligent Homicide and 4 counts each of failing to vaccinate the animals involved in the December 7th, 2017 attack that killed Emily Colvin. (Jackson County

PHOTO: Michael Vincent Utech (27 of Scottsboro) and Charles David Carter (37 of Gurley) were arrested on suspicion of committing a carjacking in Jackson County on Monday. (Jackson County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office: On April

PHOTO: Member’s of Emily Colvin’s family, Senator Steve Livingston (R-Scottsboro), Governor Kay Ivey (R), Rep. Nathanial Ledbetter (R – Rainsville), and Rep. Tommy Hanes (R – Bryant). (Contributed Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Late last week,

PHOTO: Representative Tommy Hanes (R – Bryant) is co-sponsoring Rep. Ainsworth’s legislation to allow trained school administrative staff and teachers to carry a firearm on campus. (Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports SCOTTSBORO, Ala. – In the wake of the tragic Florida school

PHOTO: James Q. Little (52 of Langston), Jason A. Woodle (37 of Langston), and Ginger K. Woodle (39 of Langston) were arrested after methamphetamine, a moonshine still, and un-taxed alcohol was found in Jackson County. (Jackson County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff