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By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full LIVE Video on our Facebook) The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, October 9. The Commission presented House Majority Leader Nathaniel Ledbetter

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

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The Rainsville City Council met on Monday, June 18, 2018 for their regularly scheduled meeting. During the work session, Rainsville Freedom Run Race Coordinator, Jerry Clifton addressed the Council regarding

PHOTO: Congressman Mo Brooks, candidate for U.S. Senate in the special election, discusses the national debt in the Fort Payne City Park last Saturday. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the

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: After a statewide gas tax fails, Montgomery comes up with a new bill to allow the tax to be enacted at the county level. (File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — While the gas tax bill

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The state legislature is in it’s fourth week. Here’s an update on what’s going on in Montgomery, with DeKalb County Senators and Legislators making the headlines!   Rep. Nathaniel Ledbetter named

by Joseph M. Morgan DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.—Throughout the second special session of the Alabama Legislature several tax increase bills were considered in both the House and Senate. Southern Torch decided to see how each House member from DeKalb voted—for or against

Senate Grants Final Passage to the School Choice and Student Opportunity Act MONTGOMERY, Ala – The Alabama Senate tonight voted to give final passage to Senate Bill 45. The vote will send the School Choice and Student Opportunity Act to

Montgomery – House Speaker Mike Hubbard (R – Auburn) was joined by House Rules Committee Chairman Mac McCutcheon (R – Capshaw) and State Rep. Paul Lee (R – Dothan) on Wednesday as they unveiled the House Republican Caucus’s 2015 “Alabama First”