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OCC: A Time for Giving

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) PICTURED (L to R): Amy Glover, Charlie Glover, Adrienne Guice, Lamesa Bowman,

Unhindered set for Sunday

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Band. Beta. Basketball. What do these three have in common? First, they all begin

DeKalbs Schools spotlight Bus Safety Week

By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — October 22-26 is National School Bus Safety Week. In DeKalb County approximately 5000 students

Trick R Treat in DeKalb County next week!

By Staff Reports  DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Several towns and cities, along with churches, are hosting Trunk-R-Treats across DeKalb County next

Local Bands shine at Marching Festival

Contributed by Jenny Wootten Mann SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — To some fall brings the feeling of football and chili, but to

Steppin’ In High Cotton

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photos) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Chances are you have seen a picture in the

Chapman crowned Miss Northeast

By Staff Reports Pictured (L to R): Kelsey Draper (fourth alternate), Adrianne Fox (second alternate), Brooklyn Chapman (Miss Northeast 2019),

Look. Listen. Learn.

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Today’s home fires burn faster than

DeKalb Bands Head to DC

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photo) WASHINGTON, D.C. — After a year of fundraising, two local bands had the honor

#SiloSingingMom Goes Viral

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photo by Jenny Wootten Mann | Facebook) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Over the past two