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By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Tuesday, DeKalb and Jackson counties’ state legislators gathered alongside local officials and residents to deliver the 2018 State of the State address at Northeast Alabama Community

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Tuesday night, the DeKalb County Republican Party held their regular meeting to elect new County Party Officers. The party elected the following people as the 2019-20 officers: David Gulledge (Chairman), D.L.

DeKalb’s Red Wave

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photos by Zach Hester)  DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — In spite of a long evening of election returns at the national level, the night was short for results in DeKalb County as a red wave overtook

PHOTO: Candidate for DeKalb County Sheriff Michael Edmondson released a statement, accusing his opponent Nick Welden of trying to keep him off the Republican ballot. Welden responded this afternoon. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com

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:  Moore will hold a rally hosted by the DeKalb County Republican Party tonight at 6 pm in the Henagar Community Center. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports  HENAGAR, Ala. — Roy Moore (R – Gadsden) will be holding a rally at

PHOTO: Local Attorney Bob French Jr., who famously had the task of defending Judith Ann Neelley, made a strong case for Roy Moore’s defense this morning. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full

PHOTO: DeKalb County Republican Chairman Scotty Vaughn discusses the guidelines for running on the Republican ballot during the 2018 Election cycle. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. – (Video at the Bottom)

(Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Multiple news outlets and pollsters are calling today’s runoff election for Roy Moore. Moore seemed confident early on; referring to his election night watch party as a

PHOTO: Alabama Senator Trip Pittman (R – Montrose) addresses the DeKalb County Republican Breakfast Club. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) This morning, candidate for U.S. Senate Trip Pittman (R –