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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

PHOTO: Butler is running for Senate District 10, which covers part of DeKalb County and is currently held by Senator Phil Williams, who announced earlier this year he would not be seeking re-election. (Contributed Photo | Mack Butler for Senate) By

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

PHOTO: Senator Phil Williams represents District 10 in the Alabama State Senate, which is comprised of all or parts of Etowah, Cherokee, St. Clair, and DeKalb counties. (Contributed Photo from the Alabama Senate) By Staff Reports RAINBOW CITY, Ala. – District 10 Senator

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The state legislature is in it’s fourth week. Here’s an update on what’s going on in Montgomery, with DeKalb County Senators and Legislators making the headlines!   Rep. Nathaniel Ledbetter named

PHOTO: Several bills have already been filed to strengthen gun rights within the state. (File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Many bills that have been filed for the 2017 legislative session will be focused on

U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions will be the first Attorney General from Alabama after President-Elect Donald Trump announced his appointment shortly after election day. By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — For the first time in history, a United

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Last week, lawmakers in Montgomery reached a compromise on the allocation of the approximately $1 billion in settlement funds that BP is due to the state after the disastrous Deepwater Horizon

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala.— House Bill 13, which would give Alabamians the opportunity to vote on legalizing statewide lottery in November, has cleared its first major hurdle. The bill, sponsored by State Representative Alan Harper (R – Northport),