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LATE TO THE MOVIES: The Lion King

By Zach Hester, Art Director • zach@southerntorch.com (Photo by Walt Disney Studios) Anytime it comes up in conversation, I’m quick

ALABAMA to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com NASHVILLE, Tenn. — After five decades of music, the Alabama Band is still

NACC Theatre to Perform “Driving Miss Daisy” in July

By Staff Reports POWELL, Ala. — Area residents are in for a treat this summer as Northeast Alabama Community College

Local Artist to Release First Single in August

By Staff Reports DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Local artist Levi Abney will debut his very first single this August. Abney

LATE TO THE MOVIES: Dumbo

By Zach Hester, Art Director (Photo by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures) Do you know those songs that pop up

Jim Connor to Play in Mentone

Contributed by Sandra Padgett MENTONE, Ala. — Jim Connor, a Bluegrass Hall of Fame banjo player and songwriter, who is best

County recognizes Master’s Games participants

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly

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

Ider chooses to walk-up, instead of out

By Zach Hester, Reporter For some time now, we’ve heard of planned events across the country that on March 14, students

Nationally acclaimed actress works with DeKalb Fine Arts students

PHOTO: Nationally acclaimed actress Sandra Lafferty with DeKalb County Fine Arts Teacher Sara Argiro and DeKalb County Drama students. (Tyler Pruett