Tag "May"

More Than A Day Off

By Zach Hester, Reporter zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Why do we celebrate Memorial Day? The federal holiday in May has become a staple for being the best day to get out on the lake with your family and friends and

Contributed by Southern Torch Wedding Giveaway winner Charity Hester You know that saying people say in a clumsy attempt to lend comfort to a friend during a breakup or relationship fail?   “If you love somebody, let them go, for

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala.— In a statement released on Tuesday, April 5, Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced that paid online fantasy sports sites constitute illegal gambling under current state laws, ruling the “Draftkings.com” and “FanDuel.com”

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com Feb. 1 marks the first electoral event for the 2016 Presidential Elections. Voters in the Hawkeye state will elect delegates in the first step of a four-step process in selecting nominees for each party. The Iowa