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By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, November 19. Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt asked the Council to suspend the rules for immediate consideration of

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, November 20. The Council set December 18 as the date for a public hearing

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — In the midst of all the turkey and dressing, the true meaning of Thanksgiving can get lost in the woodwork. For one Fort Payne business, the

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) LEIGHTON, Ala. — The Fyffe Red Devils shutout the Colbert County Indians, 35-0 in the second round of the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) State Playoffs on Friday. The

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) ALICEVILLE, Ala. — The Collinsville Panthers fell to the Aliceville Yellow Jackets, 20-9 in the second round of the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) State Playoffs. The first quarter

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Kristy Gallagher) GERALDINE, Ala. — On Friday night, the Randolph County Tigers defeated the Geraldine Bulldogs 28-18 in the second round of the Class 3A Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA)

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photos by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held a swearing-in ceremony on Sunday, November 18 to welcome newly-elected Board members Carol Hiett and Monty Darwin. Both new Board

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) PICTURED (L to R): Amy Glover, Charlie Glover, Adrienne Guice, Lamesa Bowman, Danny Stewart, Carol Stewart, Sharon Byrd, Debbie Wofford, Tyler Ledford, Gerald Bowman. (Middle Row): Brody Freeman, Gill Farmer, Mason Farmer, Amanda Whitfield,

Barn Burner

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — In a game that had fans on the edge of their seats for all of the fourth quarter, the Collinsville Panthers defeated the Westbrook Christian Warriors, 35-21

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Plainview Bears fell to the Fultondale Wildcats, 37-6 in the first round of the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) Class 3A State Playoffs. The Wildcats