Posts From Southern Torch

RAINSVILLE, Ala.—Employees of the DeKalb County School System gathered this morning (August 1) for an Employee Institute at the DeKalb County Schools Coliseum. They will be joined at 10 am by employees of the Jackson County School System. The first

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Last week, a letter was sent to DeKalb County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jason Barnett with a complaint regarding the Fyffe High School “Back to School Worship Service.” According to

By Zach Hester, Reporter DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The World’s Longest Yard Sale will make its way back to DeKalb County next Thursday, August 1 and last until Sunday, August 4.  The sale begins each year on the first Thursday

https://dailycaller.com/2019/07/30/moderate-democrats-last-stand-progressives-cnn-debate/ By Amber Athey, White House Correspondent (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) DETROIT, Mich. — The Democratic debate Tuesday night proved to be the last stand for the moderates in the party who believe promises of free stuff are a

BAMA BOUND

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com PICTURED (L to R): (Bottom): Kaitlyn Veal, Bailee Bruce, Sarah Patton, Kelsey Schutza. (Standing): DeKalb County Bama Club President, Steve Eberhart, Ganon Pointer, Rufus Evans, Olivia Fiquett, Kailey New, Kaitlyn Beach, Allie Jett,

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — At the 23rd Annual Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) Championship Coaches’ Awards Banquet, 113 State Championship coaches, among others,  who led teams to state titles in the AHSAA Championship program

BACK TO SCHOOL

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — As the first day of school approaches, many parents face the financial burden of purchasing school supplies for their children. At the June 5 meeting of the Fort Payne City Council,

Senate Race Heats Up

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The race for U.S. Senate continues to heat up as money is raised and more candidates enter the ring.  This month, the race was rated by The Washington Post as the seat most likely to flip in

In God We Trust

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Members of the DeKalb County Republican Women presented DeKalb County Superintendent Dr. Jason Barnett with the first poster with DeKalb County Schools’ motto “In God We Trust.”  “It’s a simple message, but I believe

DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full LIVE Video on Facebook) The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 23 at the DeKalb County Activities Building.  At the meeting, Sherrie Hiett and Jeff Walker of Family Services of