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From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Yesterday (Thursday, May 30, 2019) Deputies and Drug Task Force Agents with the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office conducted saturation patrols in the Kilpatrick area. 13 in total

By Staff Reports Fort Payne, Ala. — According to Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum: On Tuesday May 28th at approximately 4:57 pm a call of a two-vehicle accident was reported to the Fort Payne Police Department. Officers arrived on

By B.A. Little, Account Executive SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — The Bassmasters Elite Series have announced that they are moving one of their elite tournament locations from the west coast to Scottsboro on June 21-24. Goose Pond Colony will be ground zero

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Recently, 2018 Plainview graduate Jeffery Armstrong committed to further his basketball career with the University of Southern Mississippi.  “We are extremely proud for Jeffery to be afforded this opportunity,” said

All-County Softball

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Pictured: Crimson Wells of Plainview) DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Recently, the All-County Softball list was released. Crimson Wells of Plainview was named Most Valuable Player (MVP). Lauren Womack of Sylvania and Lily Boswell

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — On Tuesday, the Alabama House of Representatives approved a 4% pay increase for teachers and other public school employees. The pay raise passed the House unanimously by a vote of

Relay For Life

By Zach Hester, Art Director DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Relay for Life will be held on Friday, May 31 at the DeKalb County VFW Fairgrounds.  According to their website, the Relay For Life movement is the American

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Monday, DeKalb County Coroner Tom Wilson confirmed the death of 40-year-old Joseph Nicholas Cantrell of Rome, Ga. around 11:15am at DeSoto Falls State Park. Wilson stated that Cantrell

By Staff Reports DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that the DeKalb County 140 bridge over Interstate 59 at Sulphur Springs (Exit 239), about 1.5 miles from the Georgia state line, was closed to the

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: On Tuesday, Governor Kay Ivey signed into law Alabama Senate Bill 284 (House Bill 433) which would lower the pistol permit price in DeKalb