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PHOTO: (Zach Hester | Southern Torch) By Zach Hester, Reporter DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Voters across Alabama will head to the polls on June 5 to vote in the primary races of statewide and local candidates in either the Democratic or Republican

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. — At the 80th Annual Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) State Golf Championship, held at the Robert Trent Jones – Shoals Golf Club, Muscle Shoals totaled 8-over 296 on Monday, May 14

PHOTO: (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: During the week of May 7, 2018, DeKalb County investigators started looking into a possible sexual abuse case involving children under the age

Kilgro Sentenced

PHOTO: (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports MONTGOMERY, Ala. — According to the Alabama Attorney General’s Office: Attorney General Steve Marshall announced the conviction of an inmate who was already in the DeKalb County jail and tried to arrange for

PHOTO: The largest D.A.R.E. graduation to date in DeKalb County. (Facebook | Thomas Underwood) By Zach Hester, Reporter RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On May 16th, D.A.R.E. celebrated their largest graduation to date with 700 kids across all of DeKalb County’s schools graduating from the

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Plainview Lady Bears softball team are headed to the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) State Finals held in Montgomery after a perfect 3-0 showing during the 3A North Regional Tournament in Huntsville.

By Marla Jones, Reporter RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held its regularly scheduled meeting on May 15, 2018 at Plainview High School. During the meeting several groups were recognized for their accomplishments.  The winners from SkillsUSA and HOSA

By Marla Jones, Reporter FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Saturday, May 12, 2018 the DeKalb County Republican Party held its regularly scheduled breakfast at Western Sizzlin in Fort Payne. Alabama’s 54th Governor, Kay Ivey made a stop on her campaign tour,

By Staff Reports DeKalb County Schools seniors will begin walking across the stage to accept their diplomas as early as this weekend. Here is a full list of the graduations of all DeKalb County Schools: Sylvania – May 18, 6pm at the

Contributed by Jason Barnett, Superintendent of DeKalb County Schools I ask for your continued support of local schools on June 5, 2018. Citizens of DeKalb County: On Tuesday June 5, 2018, people across DeKalb County will return to the polls and exercise