By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor (Correction from Print: This article was mistakenly listed as written by “Marla Jones, Sports Editor” in our print edition.) tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — In the past few months, the DeKalb County Board of Education has

PHOTO: The cast and crew of, “The Dance of the Grizzle.” CAST: Skyler Kasinger (Storyteller), Alex Edge (The Grizzle [Beast]), Emily Adams (The Grizzle [The Girl]), Camron Ballenger (Boy, Villager, Animal, and Forest), Thomas Hartline (Leader of the Villagers, Moonguard,

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Monday, December 5 – Thursday, December 8. MONDAY, DECEMBER 5 Reported Incidents (12/5) Criminal Mischief – Occurred at 1359 Old Water Works Road SW,

By Kalie Davis, Staff Writer kalie@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala– Christmas Parades are a fun way for a town to come together and celebrate the opening of the Christmas season. The towns in DeKalb County will soon be hosting their annual Christmas

(Photo: http://www.huddlehouse.com) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. – Huddle up, Rainsville: Huddle House is coming your way.  The iconic neighborhood gathering place known for its round-the-clock breakfast, Southern hospitality and big portions at fair prices announced today it has signed an agreement

Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — After a year hiatus, the Santa Dash returns to kickoff the 2016 Rainsville Christmas Parade on December 10, 2016 at 4 pm. The first year’s race was such a success that a race

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Friday, December 2– Sunday, December 4. FRIDAY, December 2 Reported Incidents (12/2) Theft of Property – Occurred at 813 Sanders Ave NE, Christmas ornaments

By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council met on December 6 and voted on a request for an appropriation for the Wills Valley Shootout Basketball Tournament and a street light request for Valhalla Road. The council then

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. – The Rainsville City Council convened at their new time of 4:15 pm (workshop) and 5:00 pm (regular meeting) at the Rainsville City Annex. Citizen Sonjia Pittman and Debbie Garner addressed the council during the work

By Kalie Davis, Staff Writer kalie@southerntorch.com SECTION, Ala. – The holiday season always brings along with it plenty of cheerful and exciting festivities. On Saturday, December 10, Something Borrowed Vintage Wedding & Event Rentals will host its Holiday Open House