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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,

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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

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photos by Amy Thrash) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full LIVE Video on our Facebook) The DeKalb County Commission welcomed a brand new commissioner at their organizational meeting on Wednesday, November 14. Lester Black, who defeated District

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Kristy Gallagher) FYFFE, Ala. — The Fyffe Red Devils shutout the Cleveland Panthers 63-0 in the first round of the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) Class 2A State Playoffs. The

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) GERALDINE, Ala. — The Geraldine Bulldogs defeated the Holly Pond Broncos  29-14 to advance to the second round of the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) Class 3A State Playoffs.

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter (Photo by Marla Jones) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Gardendale Rockets defeated the Fort Payne Wildcats 21-14 in the first round of the Class 6A Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) playoffs last Friday night.

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Tuesday night, the DeKalb County Republican Party held their regular meeting to elect new County Party Officers. The party elected the following people as the 2019-20 officers: David Gulledge (Chairman), D.L.

By Staff Report FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Two wrecks occurred over the weekend that unfortunately resulted in two fatalities. Both accident accounts are according to the Fort Payne Police Department. On Saturday, November 10 at approximately 9:10pm, a two car

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Southern Torch) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council met on Monday, November 5 for their regularly scheduled meeting. After Councilmember Marshall Stiefel requested an update on the 2016-17 outside audit, Mayor Rodger