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The Finish Line

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Voters across DeKalb County and the whole state of Alabama will head to the polls next Tuesday, June 5, to vote in several statewide and local races. For the first time in

Contributed by Jennifer McCurdy • Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce FORT PAYNE, Ala. — It was such an honor to participate in the first ever Scott Bateman Memorial Scholarship made possible by Regions Bank and the Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce. The

Drugs and Guns Seized

By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: On May 27, the DeKalb County Drug Task Force, Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force, along with the DEA and DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office SRT Team served

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At this week’s meeting of the Fort Payne City Council, Assistant Fire Chief Ron Saferite was named as the new Chief of the Fort Payne Fire Department. The previous Fire

PHOTO: Dr. Lewis was named Vice President of MASA just last year. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, DeKalb County lost a friend, a family doctor, and a good Christian

BE ON THE LOOKOUT

By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office wants everyone to be on the lookout for Keith Amos Clark, 43, of Tracy City, Tenn. Clark has been in the DeKalb

Contributed by The Rainsville Chamber of Commercee RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Thank you to our new Chamber members for joining our team! Angela Wilson & John Wilson Realtors at Ole Heritage Realty (256) 630-1695 and located at 604 Gault Ave. S in

By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held its regularly scheduled meeting on May 24, 2018 at the DeKalb County Board of Education Facilities Building. DeKalb County Commission President, Rickey Harcrow addressed the Board

By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video at the Bottom) The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on May 21, 2018. The Council voted to abolish resolution (05-04-2015) that required specific steps to be taken prior to

More Than A Day Off

By Zach Hester, Reporter zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Why do we celebrate Memorial Day? The federal holiday in May has become a staple for being the best day to get out on the lake with your family and friends and