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By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Kristy Gallagher) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — By now in New York City, there is snow on the ground, but they still don’t have a Cook Castle Christmas like we do. For the fifth

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, November 27. Emily McCamy of the Council on Aging requested the hiring of Joyce Revelitz as

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Rainsville lost a longtime banker and friend on Monday, November 26. Anthony Willmon, former President of the First Bank of the South, passed away leaving behind a legacy in the City of

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — The number one ranked, Class 2A Fyffe Red Devils defeated the Ohatchee Indians, 21-13 on Friday night. Fans were on the edge of their seat most of the night as the Fyffe Red

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Tuesday, DeKalb and Jackson counties’ state legislators gathered alongside local officials and residents to deliver the 2018 State of the State address at Northeast Alabama Community

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Orvetta Angelic Patterson) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Monday night, a blaze broke out in a vacant building in downtown Fort Payne. Firefighters responded immediately to put out the fire that could have

By Staff Reports (Photo from Fort Payne Presbyterian Church on Facebook) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The weather’s getting colder. The TV news and social media just seem to be getting sadder, more aggressive and harder to follow. And yet, during the holiday

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photo) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Alfred Richard Igou, who served DeKalb and Cherokee Counties as District Attorney for 20 years, passed away on Saturday. He was 74 years old. In a statement, current District

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Northeast Alabama Community College Department of Music will present “All Is Calm, All Is Bright”, their Christmas concert for the 2018 holiday season on November 30 at 6pm in the Tom Bevill Lyceum on

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By Staff Reports (Pictured – [Left]: Leighton Barnett enjoyed her third grade Thanksgiving dinner dressed as a pilgrim. [Right]: Gage Hosch and Briley Summerford were crowned as the Best Dressed Indians at Plainview.) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — As the third