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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

Big Week for Mentone Business!

PHOTO: This week in Mentone, a local favorite re-opened after a devastating fire, a new restaurant opened on Highway 117,

Sweet Home Alabama in New York City

PHOTO: DeKalb County Tourism Executive Director John Dersham with his granddaughter Tristan (16) at the Alabama Department of Travel and Tourism’s

The Canyon Center Welcomes Top Bluegrass Artists back for a 4th Annual Event!

PHOTO: The Canyon Center recently announced their 4th Annual “Bluegrass on the Rim,” for June 10. (Little River Canyon Center)  By

Valley Head’s “Memories of Mayberry” this weekend!

PHOTO: The “Coffee Shack by the Track” has been renamed Aunt B’s Kitchen! (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett,

THIS WEEK IN PRINT: Tough People Win!

PHOTO: Coach Sam Graham with his wife and four daughters. (Contributed photo by Sam Graham)  By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA,

Be sure to pick up this year’s Southern Torch DeKalb County Graduation Issue, hitting stands today!

PHOTO: Southern Torch’s Graduation Edition 2017 will be on shelves later today! By Staff Reports  RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Be sure to pick

Fort Payne student creates video for Mentone Arts Center, enters USA Today grant competition!

PHOTO:  High School Student Taylor Theakston produced a video for the Mentone Arts and Cultural Center that’s been entered in a competition

Ruhama Community Theatre presents, “Dorothy in Wonderland” this weekend!

PHOTO: Members of the DeKalb County Board of Education with Mrs. Staci Mason, Director of the play and teacher at Ruhama.