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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

Geraldine, Sylvania bands to Perform in D.C.!

PHOTO: Both Geraldine and Sylvania’s marching bands will be performing at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on October 7, 2018! (Marla

Mentone’s Annual ‘Colorfest’ this Weekend! (Full Schedule)

PHOTO: Sign near the old Mentone Springs Hotel, showing festival-goers where to go at last year’s Colorfest. (Tyler Pruett | Southern

Wicklund to perform at Vintage 1889 tomorrow night, ‘Keef and Company’ opening

PHOTO: The second show in the “Discovery Series” will feature Hannah Wicklund and the Steppin’ Stones and local favorite Ryan Keef

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