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By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com Professional Bull Riding is coming to Dekalb County for the second annual 2016 Bull Bash. The event will be held on Friday and Saturday, January 8 – 9, 2016 at the North Alabama Agribusiness Center, with

Christmas in DeKalb!

As we move ever closer to Dec. 25, communities throughout DeKalb County are showing the Christmas spirit through special events, parades and other Christmas celebrations. Southern Torch would like to extend holiday greetings and best wishes to each and every

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com TUSCALOOSA, Ala.— Following the complex shakeup, departure and redeployment of some of the biggest names in SEC coaching, a DeKalb County native is officially coming home. Last week, University of Alabama head football Coach Nick

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.— Southern Torch will be offering a comfortable, cozy place for folks to watch the Rainsville Christmas Parade Saturday, Dec. 12. During the parade, the Torch will be transforming the area underneath the great

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com Monday marked the 74th Anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Dec. 7th, 1941 marked the beginning of America’s involvement in WWII, which would affect virtually all families and communities across the country over the

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com State Championship Game: Fyffe vs Elba Hey, Football Fans!!! I made a little trip to Bryant-Denny Stadium for the Class 2A State Championship game, Friday.  I wasn’t alone.  I am pretty sure half of

Championship bound

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com TUSCALOOSA, Ala.— For the second year in a row, the Fyffe Red Devils will face the Elba Tigers in the Class 2A  AHSAA State Championship Game.  Last year, Fyffe beat Elba, 28-17. According to

By Karah Wilson karah@southerntorch.com SCOTTSBORO, Ala.— Over the Thanksgiving holiday, Randall’s Chapel United Methodist Church served over 1,200 people during their 10th annual Thanksgiving dinner. The church served so many people that they ran out of one traditional Thanksgiving food:

By: Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com Last week, Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump made his second campaign stop in Alabama. Trump spoke for nearly an hour, reiterating his plans to “make America great again.” The crowd of several thousand supporters seemed to hang