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By Staff Reports Pictured (L to R): Kelsey Draper (fourth alternate), Adrianne Fox (second alternate), Brooklyn Chapman (Miss Northeast 2019), Gatlin Jones (first alternate), and Nadia Powell (third alternate). POWELL, Ala. — On October 6, 2018, the Student Government Association

By Zach Hester • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Fort Payne attorney Andrew Hairston stamped out the competition after a hard race for Circuit Judge – 9th Judicial Circuit (Place 2) between himself, attorney Jeff McCurdy, and Deputy District Attorney Scott

PHOTO: Walter Leroy Moody Jr., age 83, was executed last night in Atmore, Alabama for the 1989 murder of11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Robert S. Vance. (Npr.org) By Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The State of Alabama last night

PHOTO: Photo of Charles Mark McCormack (54, originally of Muscle Shoals, Alabama), who was sentenced to 10 years in prison today after confessing to producing child porn.   By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com WASHINGTON, D.C. — A former Walker County

PHOTO: Jonathan Lee Tucker (35 of Gaylesville) had his probation revoked after being charged with trafficking meth and other drug charges. (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports  CENTRE, Ala. — According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver: Convicted sex offender and

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: Michael Dewayne Johnson (32 of Birmingham) was sentenced to 20 years yesterday for selling heroin that ended up killing one man and causing “serious bodily injury” to an 18-year-old Cullman man who overdosed. By Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM – A

PHOTO: Last night (Thursday, October 12), Alabama GOP candidate for U.S. Senate Roy Moore addressed the Madison County GOP’s, “Freedom Gala.” (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com  HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video at the Bottom) Last night, U.S.

PHOTO: 24-year-old Tyler Ryan Blansit of Mentone being escorted from the DeKalb County Courthouse this morning. Blansit plead guilty to the 2015 murder of his mother. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  FORT PAYNE, Ala. —

PHOTO: Hairston announced his campaign this morning at the August meeting of the DeKalb County Republican Breakfast Club. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Andrew Hairston (R), a local attorney in Cherokee and DeKalb Counties,