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Featured image: Warmups before hitting the weight room By Marla Jones Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com IDER, Ala.—The Ider Hornets have what it takes to be a powerhouse in Class 2A this season.  The team has several talented players that will help the

Featured image: The town of Mentone was recently awarded a grant from ARC to develop a long-term plan for the city. By Joseph M. Morgan Editor and Publisher joseph@southerntorch.com MENTONE, Ala.— The city of Mentone will chart a course for future

By Joseph M. Morgan Editor and Publisher joseph@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.— Fort Payne businesswoman Lynn Locklear Brewer recently announced her intention to run for Fort Payne City Council. Brewer is the owner and manager of Vintage 1889 Restaurant and the

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The NACC Mu Alpha Theta math honor society offers several math events for students on the Northeast Alabama Community College campus: induction ceremonies for new members, a Pi Day celebration, and the annual Algebra

By Joseph M. Morgan Editor and Publisher joseph@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.— The Rainsville City Council met Monday night to discuss a number of matters, including completing repairs and maintenance to a number of city properties. The council voted to allocate $3,768.41

Featured: Acting Sylvania Mayor Gerald Craig announces bid for reelection By Tyler Pruett Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, Ala. — Acting Sylvania Mayor Gerald Craig recently announced his intent to run for re-election. Craig was appointed mayor in January 2016 after former

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.—Southern Torch announced today that they have finalized retail distribution agreements that will further expand their reach. DeKalb County’s newest and fastest growing newspaper, the Torch has reached a distribution agreement with all Mapco and Delta (formerly branded

By: Joseph M. Morgan, Editor and Publisher joseph@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.—On Tuesday July 19 at city governments throughout DeKalb County finished candidate qualification this afternoon at 5 p.m. Municipal elections in DeKalb County and all but a handful of communities across

Featured image: Haley McCue, 32 of Collinsville was arrested on Monday for several counts of forgery and other charges. By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Monday, deputies with the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office arrested Haley D. McCue, 32 of