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By Joseph M. Morgan DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.—There is plenty to do in DeKalb County over the next few days as a number of communities prepare for Independence Day celebrations. The town of Collinsville is kicking things off right now as they host

Theft reportedly well-planned, efficiently executed By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com IDER, Ala.—Police are still investigating a break-in and theft that occurred at Ider Discount Drugs at 10705 Alabama Highway 75 in Ider sometime in the early morning hours on Tuesday

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At approximately 4:30 a.m. Monday morning, Fort Payne Police were dispatched to check on the welfare of a female resident at an apartment in the 700 block of 9th St. SE. Upon

Lead Singer Randy Owen (right) and the “fiddle in the band,” Jeff Cook (left) (Photo by Tyler Pruett) Legendary country band Alabama played to a packed house for Fan Appreciation Day 2016 (Photo by Tyler Pruett)

Featured image: NACC is hosting a Grand Opening for the VA Educational Success Center will be held on July 6. The program will offer academic and career planning tailored specifically for student veterans. Pictured above are Jennifer Brown, Financial Aid Assistant;

Featured image: Ashley Lynn Scott, 25 (Photo from Dekalb Ambulance Service) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala.— In a statement released by the Dekalb Ambulance Service (DAS), a memorial service has been announced for Ashley Lynn Scott, who was murdered earlier

Featured image: Ider Drugs burglarized By Staff Reports Dekalb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a break-in at Ider Drugs that occurred sometime in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Access was gained through the front door of the pharmacy, taking an undisclosed

Collinsville 8-Under All-Stars sweep District Tournament, headed to Dixie Youth State Tournament By JoJo Morgan COLLINSVILLE, Ala.—The Collinsville 8-under Dixie Youth All-Star team, officially named the South DeKalb-Collinsville All-Stars, defeated the Rainsville All-Stars 8-7 Friday night to clench the Alabama Dixie

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At approximately 4:30 a.m. this morning, Fort Payne Police were dispatched to check on the welfare of a female resident at an apartment in the 700 block of 9th St. SE. Upon