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By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will bring his 2020 presidential campaign to Alabama on Sunday, May 19. Sanders will host a rally in Birmingham at Kelly Ingram Park, which is set to

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala.— Lt. Col. John M. Walker, U.S. Army, Ret., Commander of the Fort Payne High School (FPHS) Junior ROTC recently announced that their group will be competing at the 3-Position Air Rifle (3PAR) Sporter-class Junior

Race will donate more than $26,000 to help Rainsville teen Savannah Willingham By Joseph M. Morgan RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Last Saturday, the city of Rainsville hosted the 7th annual Freedom Fest Run, a 5K/10K fundraiser that is the official kickoff

Featured image: Jerry Clifton, Race Director of the Freedom Fest Run, with Rainsville City Council By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Saturday, June 18, the City of Rainsville will be hosting the 6th annual Freedom Fest Run. The

Featured image: Winston Place’s wrap-around porch has been looking over Valley Head for almost two centuries (Photo by Tyler Pruett) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — For almost 200 years, The Winston Place has been seen by

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com The winners in both parties were clear early in New Hampshire on Tuesday. Many analyst were comfortable calling Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders for the Democratic Party and Donald Trump for the Republicans with less than 20

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com GUNTERSVILLE, Ala.—The Marco Rubio for President campaign made its first stop in the Yellowhammer state Tuesday afternoon in Guntersville. Speaking to a crowd of enthusiastic supporters, the senator from Florida laid out his plans for a

NACC honors veterans

By Karah Wilson karah@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.—On Nov. 10, Northeast Alabama Community College honored 65 students and staff that have served in a branch of the Armed Forces. This event took place in the lobby of the Lyceum and was attended

Wednesday morning at 8:20 am, workers removed the Confederate battle flag which stood at the foot of the confederate memorial on the state Capitol grounds. Shortly thereafter, Governor Bentley told al.com, “This is the right thing to do. We are