Posts From Southern Torch

By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — October 22-26 is National School Bus Safety Week. In DeKalb County approximately 5000 students are transported over 6000 miles per day. It takes 121 regular route drivers to make this happen for 177 school

Submitted by Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that contractor Miller and Miller will begin work next week to replace the one-lane bridge over Town Creek on Chavies Road in Rainsville with a

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education, in conjunction with the DeKalb County Commission and DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, hired two new resource officers at a public

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Janice Luther) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full LIVE Video on our Facebook) The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, October 23 at the DeKalb County Activities Building. The

Homecoming Victory

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) GERALDINE, Ala. — The Geraldine Bulldogs celebrated Homecoming with a 28-7 region win over Susan Moore and were crowned the Class 3A, Region 7 champions. With 2:59 remaining in the

Record Breakers

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Cheryl Boydston) HIGDON, Ala. — The Fyffe Red Devils defeated the North Sand Mountain Bisons, 42-26 on Friday night and broke a few records in the process. Coach Paul Benefield chalked up

Region Champs

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) HAZEL GREEN, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats are the Class 6A Region 8 Champions after defeating the Hazel Green Trojans 52-42 on Friday night. The Trojans put the

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) SAND ROCK, Ala. — The Collinsville Panthers shutout the Sand Rock Wildcats, 56-0 Friday night.  This regional win pushed the Panthers to a 4-1 regional record and a 6-1 overall

Clash of the Lions

By Amy Thrash, Sports Editor • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) CROSSVILLE, Ala. —  The Sardis Lions defeated the Crossville Lions 50-25 on Friday night. Sardis put the first points on the board with a 44-yard touchdown run to make

By Kayla Fortner, Sports Reporter (Photo by Kayla Fortner) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Cornerstone Christian Eagles faced the Conecuh Springs Eagles last Friday night at home after a heartbreaking day. Earlier that day, they had lain to rest one of