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Brink’s donates truck to Rainsville Police Department

PHOTO: The Brink’s truck parked behind the Rainsville Police Department. The vehicle will be getting an overhaul; with new sirens

Cheryl Turner named new Director of DeKalb Ambulance Service (DAS)

By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At the regularly scheduled meeting of the DeKalb County Hospital Association, the Board unanimously

Alabama has designated Feb. 3 as a Special Youth Waterfowl Hunting Day

PHOTO: The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries has designated Saturday, February 3 as a “Special Youth Waterfowl” Hunting Day.

Company to re-open Lee Energy Solutions, bringing 50 new jobs to Crossville!

PHOTO: Mohegan Renewable Energy recently announced the purchase of the Lee Energy Solutions Facility on Highway 68, which they will be

DeKalb, Jackson Co. Schools to delay two hours tomorrow, Cherokee Co. closed

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — DeKalb County Schools will be on a 2 hour delay, tomorrow, January 18, 2018. At

Rainsville PD has plenty of coats for those in need!

PHOTO: The Rainsville Police Department has collected around 1000 coats for people in need to keep warm this winter. (Tyler

Parents of Nora Rose to speak at Sanctity of Human Life worship service

PHOTO: Local parents Jacob and Katie Malone with their 15-month-old daughter, Nora Rose. Nora was born with Trisomy 13, and

UPDATE: Emergency Drill CANCELLED due to Flu, potential for Winter Weather

(File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Emergency Management Agency, the

JUST A DRILL: DeKalb/Fort Payne schools to hold Emergency Drill Jan. 15th – 19th

(File Photo) By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Update: This event was cancelled on Friday, January 12th due to

Deadline Approaching for FSA Livestock Disaster Assistance Program

PHOTO: The deadline for local livestock producers to apply for the Livestock Forage Disaster Program is quickly approaching. (File Photo)