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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: District 4 DeKalb County Board of Education Member Matt Sharp announces his bid for a second term. Sharp supports school security measures such as maintaining an School Resource Office (SRO) in each community with a school and arming trained

PHOTO: Representative Tommy Hanes (R – Bryant) is co-sponsoring Rep. Ainsworth’s legislation to allow trained school administrative staff and teachers to carry a firearm on campus. (Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports SCOTTSBORO, Ala. – In the wake of the tragic Florida school

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: In a statement to WEIS 990, long-time State Representative Richard Lindsey (D – Centre) announced he won’t be seeking re-election in 2018. (Alabama Legislature) By Marc Summers (WEIS 990)  CENTRE, Ala. – State Rep. Richard Lindsey, (D – Centre)

PHOTO: State Senator Steve Livingston (R – SD 8), which represents most of DeKalb County, announces his re-election bid. (Contributed by Senator Steve Livingston) By Staff Reports SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — State Senator Steve Livingston (R) will run for a second term, he

DeKalb school board says farewell to Wootten By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com IDER, Ala. — In a special meeting held at Ider High School, the DeKalb County Board of Education honored Terry Wootten for years of service to the

By Tyler Pruett Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.—Councilman Gerald “Red” Taylor recently announced that he would be seeking re-election on Aug. 23 to the Fort Payne City Council. If re-elected, this will be Taylor’s third term serving on the

Featured: Acting Sylvania Mayor Gerald Craig announces bid for reelection By Tyler Pruett Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, Ala. — Acting Sylvania Mayor Gerald Craig recently announced his intent to run for re-election. Craig was appointed mayor in January 2016 after former

                            By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.—Fort Payne Mayor Larry Chesser announced on Monday that he will be running for re-election. Chesser said he made