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By Marla Jones, Reporter FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Saturday, May 12, 2018 the DeKalb County Republican Party held its regularly scheduled breakfast at Western Sizzlin in Fort Payne. Alabama’s 54th Governor, Kay Ivey made a stop on her campaign tour,

(Contributed Photo | Nick Welden for Sheriff) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Tonight, Republican candidate for DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden released a statement on what he plans to do if elected to the county’s top law enforcement

PHOTO: Centre Police Chief Kirk Blankenship and his family. Blankenship will be challenging Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver in the June 2018 Republican Primary. (Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports  CENTRE, Ala. — Announced right before Christmas, Centre Police Chief Kirk Blankenship will

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Live Video at the Bottom) The DeKalb County Republican Executive Committee convenes to discuss qualifying for both candidates and Committee members. Members must qualify to be elected to the committee for November 2018 –

PHOTO: A bi-partisan group of 13 Alabama Sheriff’s endorsed Roy Moore yesterday, including Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin and Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver. (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office | Etowah County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Yesterday, a

PHOTO: Moore speaking at a Baptist Church. On Thursday, Moore issued a scathing response to Democratic Nominee Doug Jones’ comment that Alabama is an, “embarrassment.” (Wikimedia Commons) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. —  Last Wednesday, Democratic Nominee for

PHOTO: Valley Head Police Chief Nick Welden unveils his yard sign to local Republicans! (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) Earlier this morning (Saturday, June 10) Valley Head Police

(GOP Logo |  File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Republican Breakfast Club has big speakers lined up, according to organizer Jack Stiefel. “We’ve got Agricultural and Industries Commissioner John McMillan will

PHOTO: Alabama State Auditor Jim Zeigler has remained outspoken on the issue of wasteful spending in Montgomery and the alleged corruption of former-Governor Robert Bentley. (Jim Zeigler | Twitter) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com  MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Recently, some have voiced concerns

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