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 PHOTO: Earlier this week, a Cherokee County Jury found a Boaz man guilty of Cattle Rustling, stemming from a 2014 charge. (File Photo) By Staff Reports CENTRE, Ala. — A Cherokee County jury found a Boaz man guilty last Thursday (May 11) in a

PHOTO: (left to right) front row, seated – Lisa Fountain, Lindsay Taylor, Terry Nelson, and Otis Washington; back row, standing – Dr. Joe Burke, Bryon Miller, and Rob Woodall. (NACC Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Northeast Alabama

(GOP Logo |  File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Republican Breakfast Club has big speakers lined up, according to organizer Jack Stiefel. “We’ve got Agricultural and Industries Commissioner John McMillan will

PHOTO: Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, Lieutenant Bo Jolly, New Deputy Dalton Cosby, Chief Investigator Josh Summerford, and Chief Deputy Tim Hays(Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com CENTRE, Ala. — A  new Cherokee County deputy has

PHOTO: The start of last year’s Freedom Run 10k! (https://rainsvillefreedomfest.racesonline.com) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.—The Rainsville Freedom Run 10K and 5K, is a month away and Race Coordinator Jerry Clifton wants to remind everyone of some very important

PHOTO: (From Top Right to Bottom Left) Darren Culver (Section), Joseph Kenneth Woods (Section), Justin Whitehead (Scottsboro), Phillip Clinton Ryan (Section), Justin Jackson (Rainsville), Zachary Culver (Huntsville), and Katie Ragan (Fyffe). (Jackson County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports SECTION, Ala.

PHOTO:  A portion of County Road 255 in Adamsburg, was plowed up and replaced with treated base material earlier today. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) In Tuesday’s (May

PHOTO: The parking lot of the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office has been set up with 24/7 surveillance to provide residents in the area a safe place to meet for online transaction and child custody exchanges. (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff

PHOTO: Patrolman Tyler Perea was named Rainsville Police Department’s Employee of the Month for April! (Rainsville Police Department) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville Police Department recently named Patrolman Tyler Perea for the month of

PHOTO: The DeKalb County Board of Education discusses the Crossville High School bleachers with Superintendent Jason Barnett before approving the motion. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of