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VIDEO: County honors Plainview basketball with resolution

PHOTO: The Plainview Varsity Boys Basketball team and Coach Robi Coker with the DeKalb County Commission at this week’s commission

Speaker McCutcheon, Majority Leader Ledbetter to hold rally for Rep. Hanes

PHOTO: Alabama Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon and House Majority Leader Nathaniel Ledbetter will be holding a rally to

U.S. Attorney issues statement on mail bomber execution

PHOTO: Walter Leroy Moody Jr., age 83, was executed last night in Atmore, Alabama for the 1989 murder of11th U.S.

VIDEO: DeKalb BOE honors Mary Jo Chandler for 51 years of service

PHOTO: Alabama Education Association (AEA) Executive Director Darryl Sinkfield recognizing Mary Jo Chandler for her service. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch)

U.S. Senator Doug Jones discusses bipartisan efforts in the opioid crisis

PHOTO: Earlier today, U.S. Senator Doug Jones held a conference call with rural news outlets regarding efforts to combat the

Four arrested after door kicked in on Highway 35 in Section

PHOTO: (Left to Right) Katherine Michelle Thrift (41 of Section), Kirstie Breanne Thrift (19 of Section), Jeremy Christopher Robert (18 of

VIDEO: Byrum challenges Southern Torch reporting on Road Project

PHOTO: Rainsville Councilman Rickey Byrum challenges Southern Torch reporting regarding the road paving project at the crossing. (Marla Jones | Reporter)

Rainsville Library announces summer reading program

PHOTO: (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville Public Library announced their Summer Reading Program

Tony ‘Buck’ Keef seeking District III Commission spot

PHOTO: Fort Payne City employee Tony ‘Buck’ Keef is challenging longtime District III County Commissioner Chris Kuykendall in the June

DeKalb County officials weigh-in on Richard Land passing

PHOTO: Former DeKalb County Superintendent John Richard Land, age 76 of Rainsville, passed away last Friday. Land served from June 1997