Posts From Southern Torch

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The City of Rainsville, The Rainsville Industrial Development Board and The DeKalb County Board of Education will have a joint ribbon cutting at the new bus garage location in the Rainsville Industrial Park off of

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The race is still on for several elected positions not only here at home in DeKalb County, but across the whole state of Alabama. After over a full year of a tumultuous

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com GERALDINE, Ala. — The Southern Torch Coach of the Week is Brad Waldrop, Head Coach for the Geraldine Football team. Coach Waldrop graduated from Sylvania High School where he was a standout football player. 

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com GERALDINE, Ala. — For my fourth stop of “Inside The Huddle”, we visited with the Class 3A Geraldine Bulldogs! Geraldine has more than their share of talented players and I expect them to be

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Chief Randy Bynum states: On July 10, Angelo Conley Sanjuan, age 30 of Fort Payne, was arrested during a traffic stop. Officer Carl White detected a very strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.

By Staff Reports In partnership with We’ve Got Your Back, Fort Payne Pediatrics is sponsoring for their second year, Operation Back to School! It’s a fundraiser designed to help DeKalb County children who are currently in DHR custody. This fundraiser

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Chief Randy Bynum states: On July 9, Fort Payne Police Officers were advised of an active felony warrant with the offender possibly being in the Fort Payne area. Officers spotted a vehicle in the area

Contributed by Jennifer McCurdy • Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce held our After Hours at Manitou Cave of Alabama last Thursday. What an adventurous After Hours. Annette Reynolds, founder and steward

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 10. DeKalb County Road Department Superintendent Tom Broyles said that the weather was cooperating and work was

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — This week’s Spotlight on Coaches is shining on Heath Vincent, Head Coach for the Valley Head Tigers Varsity Football Team. Vincent lives in Hammondville and is an alumnus of Fort