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By Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Senior Annie Hughes sank two free throws with six seconds remaining to seal Pisgah’s 46-41 AHSAA Class 3A state championship game victory over Montgomery Academy at the BJCC Legacy Arena. Hughes, who played much

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video on our Facebook) At this week’s meeting of the Rainsville City Council, the Council went into executive session. Shortly after, the Council announced that they had received the

UNBELIEVABLE

By Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — For the second year in  row, Plainview High School guard Caden Millican found himself with the ball in the final seconds Friday with his team needing a bucket to win AHSAA Class 3A state

By Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Cold Springs High School reached the Class 2A Girls State Basketball finals with the reputation of being the best 3-point shooting girls’ prep team in the state, maybe even the nation. The Lady Eagles

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held their regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, February 28.  During the meeting, the Board approved the 2019-20 school calendar. They also approved the

From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Statement from Sheriff Nick Welden regarding Amberly Barnett case: We would like to announce that an arrest has been made in the case of 11-year-old Amberly Alexis

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full Video on our Facebook) The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, February 26. President Pro Tem Chris Kuykendall acted as President, due to the absence

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Ben Luther) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Several DeKalb County roads have been impacted and forcibly closed due to the large amount of rainfall we accumulated in the last week.  According to

State of the City

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video on our Website) The Rainsville City Council met on Thursday, February 21 to discuss the progress of the City over the past two years.  Councilmember Derek Rosson led

By Staff Reports  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Fyffe High School held on late to beat R.C. Hatch 41-39 in the final Class 2A girls’ state basketball tournament semifinal game at the BJCC Legacy Arena Monday night. The victory at the 97th