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By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The race is still on for several elected positions not only here at home in DeKalb County, but across the whole state of Alabama. After over a full year of a tumultuous

By Marla Jones • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Tuesday night, DeKalb County voters cast ballots for two different races for the DeKalb County Board of Education. In one of the closest races ever, Carol Hiett, Arlan “Monk” Blevins,

PHOTO: (Top Right) Roy Moore delivers campaign speech. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) (Top Left) Alabama State Auditor Jim Zeigler heckles Luther Strange at a campaign event (Jonathan Lee Krohn). (Bottom) Ed Henry drops out of the race to purse Strange’s corruption in

(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: The Bellefonte Nuclear Plant was purchased by Nuclear Development LLC, who’s seeking to finish the plant and sell energy to the TVA. (Wikimedia Commons | “Bellefonte Nuclear Plant”) By Staff Reports  SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — On Friday, Alabama Senator Steve Livingston

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The runoff has been decided, and here is your new Fort Payne City Council: Brian Baine: 1730 (17.8%)  Wade Hill: 1363 (14%)  Lynn Brewer: 1307 (13.5%)  Gerald “Red” Taylor: 1239 (12.8%)  Johnny Eberhart: 1199 (12.3%)  Randall Ham: 894 (9.2%) Roger Ingle:

RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The votes are in, and Marshall Stiefel has won the runoff for Rainsville City Council Place 1! Stiefel beat incumbent Joey Graham by a margin of 6%, with Stiefel receiving 416 total votes (53%) and Graham  receiving

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Tim Dobson will be one of the ten names on the ballot for the Fort Payne runoff at the beginning of next month on October 4. The regular municipal election

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — This week, the Southern Torch caught up with Lynn Brewer, who’s seeking a Fort Payne council seat on October 4. In our political coverage, we seek to create a forum

PHOTO: Rainsville City Council candidate Marshall Stiefel. (Photo by Tyler Pruett) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Incumbent Joey Graham and Marshall Stiefel will be on the ballot for the Rainsville runoff for City Council Place 1.