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A Man on the Moon

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com PHOTO: (Universal History Archive/UIG/SH) USA -— If you ask anyone around my age (mid-twenties) “What year did we go to the moon?,” I can almost guarantee that a song from the Disney Channel original

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full LIVE Video on our Facebook) At this week’s meeting of the Rainsville City Council, Council Pro Tem Ricky Byrum conducted the meeting in the absence of Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt.  In

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com CROSSVILLE, Ala. — For our second stop on this season of Inside The Huddle, we stopped in to see the Crossville Lions. The Crossville Lions’ motto comes from Head Coach Dusty Darnell, “Quit being

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com CROSSVILLE, Ala. — The Southern Torch Coach of the Week is Dusty Darnell, Head Coach of the Crossville Lions! Darnell is an alumnus of Crossville High School and graduated in the Class of

All-Star Week

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Several DeKalb County & Fort Payne City athletes had the honor of being selected to play in the North-South All-Star week hosted by Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) in

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full LIVE Video on our Facebook) The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 16.  At the meeting, the Council passed Resolution 2019-28 in support

By Staff Reports PHOTO: Dr. David Campbell, President of Northeast Alabama Community College (center) and Brenda Stringer, Executive Assistant to the President, welcome FEMA Region 4 IMAT to Northeast Alabama Community College during the IMAT’s annual readiness exercise. (NACC) POWELL,

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photo) GERALDINE, Ala. — State authorities have begun an investigation into an officer-involved shooting that occurred after a police chase began in Blount County and ended in DeKalb County.  According to Chief

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com NASHVILLE, Tenn. — After five decades of music, the Alabama Band is still receiving accolades from their music. The beloved DeKalb County band will be one of eleven inductees into the prestigious Musicians

From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden:  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Yesterday, DeKalb County Deputies with the Criminal Interdiction team were led on a pursuit on Interstate 59.  Deputies attempted to stop Lamaric Douglas (30 of Huntsville) on