Featured

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Kristy Gallagher) SYLVANIA, Ala. — The Geraldine Bulldogs defeated the Sylvania Rams, 21-20 in a game some have said was the biggest battle of the 2018 football season.  The Bulldogs were not

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The Rainsville Planning Commission met on Monday, October 29 to discuss the new subdivision regulations for the City of Rainsville. In the absence of Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt, Councilmember

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Cheryl Boydston) FYFFE, Ala.– The Fyffe Red Devils shutout the Ider Hornets 54-0 on Friday night. Zach Pyron scored the first touchdown of the night, with just :45 seconds ticked off the

So Close…

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) PISGAH, Ala. — For the first time in thirty years, the Pisgah Eagles defeated the Plainview Bears, 18-17. The first quarter was a back and forth battle with neither team

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — The Collinsville Panthers shutout the Cedar Bluff Tigers, 31-0 on Friday night. Jason Perez put the Panthers on the board first with a Cedar Bluff interception that

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — According to the Alabama Department of Transportation, motorists should be advised that work will begin this week to replace the one-lane bridge over Town Creek on Chavies

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) GADSDEN, Ala. — The Valley Head Tigers fell to the Coosa Christian Conquerors, 71-14 on the road Friday night. The Conquerors jumped to an early lead scoring 21 unanswered points

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats celebrated Senior Night with a 37-22 win over the Cullman Bearcats. With 8:20 remaining in the first quarter, the Bearcats put

Submitted by DeKalb Ambulance Service FORT PAYNE, Ala. — As a network provider under American Medical Response’s contract with FEMA, DeKalb Ambulance Service is responding to the request to provide assistance to those affected by Hurricane Michael in the Gulf Region.

By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — October 22-26 is National School Bus Safety Week. In DeKalb County approximately 5000 students are transported over 6000 miles per day. It takes 121 regular route drivers to make this happen for 177 school