PHOTO: Nationally acclaimed actress Sandra Lafferty with DeKalb County Fine Arts Teacher Sara Argiro and DeKalb County Drama students. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Tuesday, drama students from all over DeKalb County

PHOTO: (Left) Jeff Jordan (54 of Centre) was taken into custody on Monday near the intersection of County Roads 31 and 33 (Between Highway 411 and Highway 9 in the southern half of the county) on a fugitive from justice warrant from

PHOTO: (Left) Tracy R. Maxwell (50 of Centre) and (right) Jamie L. Fox (25 of Centre) received additional charges after Cherokee County Deputies and the Alabama Regional Drug Task Force executed arrest warrants and found more narcotics on County Road 19 near

PHOTO: Husband and Wife Steven and Jessica Warren (37 and 33) were caught burglarizing Fyffe Unclaimed Storage early Saturday morning. After being arrested, their children were found walking down the road after waking up and their parents were not home. (DeKalb

(“Broadband Network” | By Staff Reports MONTGOMERY, Ala. – This afternoon the Alabama State Senate took a major step toward broadband expansion in rural Alabama by passing Senator Clay Scofield’s (R-Guntersville) Alabama Rural Broadband Act. Senate Bill 149 is

PHOTO: Candidate for DeKalb County Sheriff Michael Edmondson released a statement, accusing his opponent Nick Welden of trying to keep him off the Republican ballot. Welden responded this afternoon. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor

PHOTO: A van struck a parked vehicle and a utility pole in front of My Supply on Godfrey Avenue in Fort Payne. Both occupants are currently in police custody. (Contributed by Randell Ham) By Tyler Pruett, Southern Torch FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Two