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Nakia returns to DeKalb for Boom Days performance!

PHOTO: DeKalb County native Nakia and The Blues Grifters, will be performing on the main stage at 3:30 pm at

2017 Boom Days Festival Lineup and Events

(Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Boom Days 2017 Festival is upon us! The

Sand Mountain couple honored for 68 years of Marriage!

PHOTO: Verlon and Mary Ruth Stiefel with their certificates and gifts celebrating 68 years. Mary Ruth is holding a plaque from

Rainsville holds September 11th Memorial Service

PHOTO: Reggie Byrum, Pastor at Mercy Temple in Pisgah, beginning the memorial service with a prayer. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch)

DeKalb County Schools to dismiss at 11:15 tomorrow, closed all Tuesday

PHOTO: DeKalb County Schools will close at 11:15 am tomorrow due to the Hurricane and remained closed on Tuesday. Irma is

OPED by Ben Windom: The “Lost Cause” is Real Now

PHOTO: A Confederate Monument stands in the city park in Fort Payne. Ben Windom gives his perspective on the media narrative

Mentone Arts and Cultural Center presents the Island Brothers tonight!

PHOTO: The Island Brothers will be playing their Hawaiian and Spanish Rhythms at the Plow Share Bistro in Mentone tonight

VIDEO: Fort Payne BOE approves $37 million Capital Improvement Plan

PHOTO: The Fort Payne Superintendent Jim Cunningham discusses the 5 year Capital Improvement Plan with the board. (Tyler Pruett |

RTI, BodyVision, and BlueScope help Rainsville Fire with upgrades

PHOTO: Rainsville Fire Chief Willimac Wright (Center) and Captain Derrick Summerford with representatives with BlueScope Buildings. (Rainsville Fire Department) By Tyler

VIDEO: DeKalb County BOE Workshop, Budget Meeting, and Meeting

PHOTO: The Sylvania Junior Beta Club present their winning competition for the board. The team won second place in the state