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Jones Votes No

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Doug Jones | US Senate) WASHINGTON, D.C. — After months of deliberation, Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed to the Supreme Court of the United States. Doug Jones, one of just two Democrats that

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photo) WASHINGTON, D.C. — After a year of fundraising, two local bands had the honor of performing in Washington D.C. over the weekend. Around this time last year, the Geraldine and Sylvania bands surprised DeKalb

By Staff Reports Washington, D.C. — According to the Officer of Senator Jones: U.S. Senator Doug Jones (Ala.) today co-sponsored the Protecting Rational Incentives in Newsprint Trade Act of 2018 (PRINT Act) to address the crisis facing printers and community newspaper publishers in

PHOTO: Congressman Mo Brooks (R – AL 5th District) announces his cancer diagnosis on the floor of congress yesterday. (Rep. Mo Brooks | YouTube.com) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Scroll down for Video) Yesterday morning, Rep. Mo Brooks

PHOTO: Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks was at the baseball practice this morning when a gunman opened fire. In a phone interview with CNN this morning, Brooks recounts the terrifying incident. (Wikimedia, “Mo Brooks”) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com ALEXANDRIA,

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Earlier this week, Alabama Senate Republicans passed a tax reform bill that is hoped to significantly reduce the taxes paid by tens of thousands of Alabama families who have a household

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com WASHINGTON, D.C. — The anti-globalist sentiment displayed in the U.K.’s historic decision to leave the European Union is growing here at home. One Alabama Congressman is taking up a similar issue on capitol hill. Rep. Mike

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congressman Robert Aderholt (AL-04) recently released a statement calling for entries in the 2016 4th District Art Competition. “I am pleased once again to be a sponsor of the United States Congressional Art Competition for high school students

Hero or Bad Guy?

By Dr. John E. Morgan Pastor–Collinsville Baptist Church Heroes.  I love movies with heroes who stand up to the bad guys and make everything right.  Like Star Wars with Luke and Yoda.  And Lord of the Rings with Frodo and

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com Because 2016 is a presidential election year and media coverage of the presidential race is so extensive, the importance of other races on the ballot—county, statewide, even other federal races—often becomes minimized and lost in the