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PHOTO: On Monday, the time for appeal expired for the four dogs involved in the fatal attack in Section in early December. Yesterday morning, the dogs were euthanized. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com SECTION, Ala. —

PHOTO: Cole Joseph Barnes, 21 of Sylvania, was arrested at his residence on Blue Pond Boulevard in Sylvania after entering Sylvania High School. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala.— According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: At approximately

PHOTO: Billy Edward Blake was arrested for yet another string of burglaries earlier this month. Blake had already been arrested in October for breaking in to Henagar Junior High and again in December for breaking in to Flat Rock School. (Fort

PHOTO: Surveillance footage of the suspect released by the Board of Education. (DeKalb County Schools) By Staff Reports   SYLVANIA, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Board of Education, the suspect who entered Sylvania High School is in custody. Fortunately,

PHOTO: John Baker at Doug Jones’ rally late last year in Fyffe. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Yesterday was the final day for both the local Democratic and Republican Parties to

PHOTO: Republican Lester Black addresses his challenge of Michael Edmondson’s appearance on the Republican ballot for DeKalb County Sheriff. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Scroll down for Video) At this morning’s meeting of

PHOTO: Longtime board employee Carol Hiett submitted her paperwork today to run for Board of Education, District 3. (Contributed Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Earlier today, longtime board employee Carol Hiett submitted qualifying paperwork to run for

PHOTO: Robert Lynch (left) of Tifton, Georgia with Jordan Tatum (right) of Henagar. Tatum chose to donate bone marrow to Lynch several years ago; saving his life. Recently, the two got to meet. (Contributed Photo)  By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com HENAGAR,

PHOTO: Benjamin T. Roulane (20 of Summerville, Ga) was arrested after being held at gun point by a homeowner in the Jamestown Community of Cherokee County last night. The second suspect fled and is currently being sought by law enforcement.

(Contributed Photo | Nick Welden for Sheriff) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Tonight, Republican candidate for DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden released a statement on what he plans to do if elected to the county’s top law enforcement