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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

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: Fort Payne City employee Tony ‘Buck’ Keef is challenging longtime District III County Commissioner Chris Kuykendall in the June 2018 Republican Primary. (Contributed Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.  — Tony ‘Buck’ Keef is challenging

(File Photo) By Staff Reports WASHINGTON, D.C. — It was announced today that U.S. Senator Doug Jones (Ala.) will publish a book with All Points Books entitled, “BENDING TOWARD JUSTICE: The Birmingham Church Bombing that Changed the Course of Civil Rights.” In

(“Broadband Network” | Wikimedia.org) By Staff Reports MONTGOMERY, Ala. – This afternoon the Alabama State Senate took a major step toward broadband expansion in rural Alabama by passing Senator Clay Scofield’s (R-Guntersville) Alabama Rural Broadband Act. Senate Bill 149 is

PHOTO: District 3 DeKalb County Board of Education Member Jeff Williams has announced he will be seeking re-election in 2018. District 3 includes Plainview, Ruhama, and the DeKalb County Technology Center. (Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala — Yesterday,

PHOTO: At 11 am today, U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D – Birmingham) was sworn-in. (C – SPAN Coverage) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Video at the Bottom) At 11 am today, Doug Jones (D – Birmingham) was sworn

PHOTO: Congressman Mo Brooks (R – AL 5th District) at an event earlier this year in the park in Fort Payne. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com WASHINGTON, D.C. — UPDATE: According to the Office of Congressman

PHOTO: Roy Moore releases a statement around 24 hours after the race was called. By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — (Video and Transcript Below) Late last night, Roy Moore released a statement regarding his decision on whether or

PHOTO: Moore at his appearance in DeKalb County in November. (Tyler Pruett | Managing Editor) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com MIDLAND CITY, Ala. — (Live Video at the Bottom) At 6 pm, the Roy Moore campaign will be holding it’s “Drain