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(“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: Rep. Mack Butler (R – Rainbow City) announces early endorsements in the race for Senate District 10, which covers Etowah County and parts of Cherokee and DeKalb Counties. Butler qualified to run for the seat earlier this month. (Mack

PHOTO: Alabama Senator Greg Albritton (R – Range), released a statement yesterday explaining his bill, SB 13, which seeks to eliminate most of the state’s role in marriages. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Alabama Senator Greg Albritton (R – Range)

PHOTO: Rep. Mo Brooks discusses Senate Bill S. 204, the “Right to Try Act” which would give terminally ill patients the right to try experimental treatments and remove the federal bureaucracy. (CSPAN) By Staff Reports Washington, D.C. – Congressman Mo Brooks

PHOTO: Centre native Andrew Jones, a small business owner and farmer, has announced his campaign for District 10 in the Alabama State Senate. The seat is currently occupied by Senator Phil Williams (R – Gadsden) who announced he won’t be seeking

PHOTO: Early this morning, President Trump tweeted his full support for Roy Moore for U.S. Senate, and called Doug Jones a “Pelosi/Schumer Puppet. (Gage Skidmore, Flickr | Tyler Pruett, Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com WASHINGTON, D.C. — Early

PHOTO: Representative Will Ainsworth (R – Guntersville), speaking to a crowd of supporters at Guntersville City Hall to kick off his campaign for Lieutenant Governor. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video at

PHOTO: Governor Kay Ivey signs proclamation setting dates of the Special Election for Attorney General Jeff Session’s former senate seat. (Office of Governor Kay Ivey) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — It’s been a wild couple of weeks in