PHOTO: Dr. Jason Barnett and members of the DeKalb County Board of Education discuss an effort to find a new home for the system’s buses towards the end of the meeting. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor 

PHOTO: Southern Torch’s Graduation Edition 2017 will be on shelves later today! By Staff Reports  RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Be sure to pick up our 2nd Edition of the Southern Torch DeKalb County Graduation! Names of the graduates from all county schools and Fort

PHOTO: Jackson County Deputies and the Stevenson Police Department found Randall Scott Akin of Bridgeport in possession of Xanax, Oxycodone, Marijuana, Digital Scales, and a large sum of cash. (Jackson County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports STEVENSON, Ala. — On May 24,2017,

PHOTO: Randy Wright, Joe Michael Morris, and Steven Ray Willingham were arrested after drugs and explosives were found in Collinsville. (Collinsville Police Department) By Staff Reports COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — On Friday May 19, 2017 at approximately 12:02 am Officer Scott

PHOTO: Fort Payne City Attorney Rocky Watson recently sent out a memo to the mayor, city council, and city clerk, announcing an initiative to strictly require businesses to have a license. (File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor FORT PAYNE, Ala.

PHOTO: Unemployment in the State of Alabama decreased by .4 percent during the month of March. (Office of Governor Kay Ivey) By Staff Reports  MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Governor Kay Ivey announced earlier this week that the .4 percent decrease in Alabama’s unemployment rate

(Contributed Photo | DAS) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The DeKalb Ambulance Service (DAS) is proud to announce that Mr. Devonte Perry has been chosen by the VFW Post 3128 as the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) of the

PHOTO: DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris addresses the commission on the upgrades and Chief Jailer Jonathan Langley’s work to put it all together. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video Below) In Tuesday’s (May

PHOTO: Deputies found an Ider woman and a Huntsville man in possession of methamphetamine, syringes, and digital scales after a K-9 indicated drugs were in a vehicle after a traffic stop. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala.