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More Than A Day Off

By Zach Hester, Reporter zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Why do we celebrate Memorial Day? The federal holiday in May has

Tossing Two Tassels

By Zach Hester, Reporter zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — As graduations across the nation happen around this time of year, outgoing

Hope in the Storm

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — “But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength;

Rite Aid Closes Its Doors

By Marla Jones, Reporter RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Walgreens recently purchased 1,932 locations across the country from Rite Aid. “As announced last

DeKalb breaks D.A.R.E. graduation record

PHOTO: The largest D.A.R.E. graduation to date in DeKalb County. (Facebook | Thomas Underwood) By Zach Hester, Reporter RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On May

DeKalb BOE Honors Students

By Marla Jones, Reporter RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held its regularly scheduled meeting on May 15, 2018

DeKalb County Graduations Begin this Weekend

By Staff Reports DeKalb County Schools seniors will begin walking across the stage to accept their diplomas as early as this

Burke heads to Calhoun

By Zach Hester, Reporter MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Joe Burke, vice president and dean of instruction at Northeast Alabama Community College, will

Upcoming Events in DeKalb County!

Check out these upcoming events in the DeKalb County area! To have your event placed in our community section or

Thank Your Teachers!

PHOTO: (Southern Torch) By Zach Hester, Reporter DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — It seems like every day or week, we simply pass over