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HUNTSVILLE POST – Alabama State Troopers are investigating a crash involving two school buses. The crash occurred at 7:15 a.m. today. February 28, in Marshall County on Old Oneonta Road. A school bus that was stopped preparing to pick up a

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full Video on our Facebook) The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, February 26. President Pro Tem Chris Kuykendall acted as President, due to the absence

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Ben Luther) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Several DeKalb County roads have been impacted and forcibly closed due to the large amount of rainfall we accumulated in the last week.  According to

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By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video on our Website) The Rainsville City Council met on Thursday, February 21 to discuss the progress of the City over the past two years.  Councilmember Derek Rosson led

By Staff Reports  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Fyffe High School held on late to beat R.C. Hatch 41-39 in the final Class 2A girls’ state basketball tournament semifinal game at the BJCC Legacy Arena Monday night. The victory at the 97th

By Staff Reports (Photo by Kristy Gallagher)  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Defending Class 3A state champion Plainview missed the first eight 3-point shots attempted Tuesday in its boys’ semifinal battle with Prattville Christian at the BJCC Legacy Center. They made up

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com MOBILE, Ala. — Last week, U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne officially entered the 2020 race for U.S. Senate against incumbent Democrat Doug Jones. Jones has already declared his intentions to seek a first full-term in

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Chief Randy Bynum States: On February 21st an arrest was made that arose from a female, Susan Burton of Fort Payne reporting information to Fort Payne Police Investigators. Clifford Scott Sanders, age 53 of

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, February 19.  The Council passed Resolution 2019-06, which declares certain recreation department items as surplus.  In new business,

By Staff Reports DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Northeast Alabama Community College has once again been included in the annual list of the Nation’s Top Military Friendly ® Schools.  “We are very pleased to be designated as a military friendly school,”