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Rainsville council approves repairs, maintenance to city property

By Joseph M. Morgan Editor and Publisher joseph@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.— The Rainsville City Council met Monday night to discuss a

Sylvania H.S. senior Jerod Sharp qualifies for city council run

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, Ala. — Earlier this week, Jerod Sharp qualified to run for Sylvania Town

Southern Torch announces expansion, finalizes retail distribution agreements with Mapco, Delta fuel stations

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.—Southern Torch announced today that they have finalized retail distribution agreements that will further expand their reach. DeKalb

Candidate qualifying ends in DeKalb County: Who’s running for office in your town?

By: Joseph M. Morgan, Editor and Publisher joseph@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.—On Tuesday July 19 at city governments throughout DeKalb County

Rainsville, TARCOG establish a city plan

Featured image: Residents from Rainsville met Monday night with TARCOG and city officials to begin a long-term city plan By Joseph

ATF, DEA execute major drug bust in Sylvania

  SYLVANIA, Ala.—On Friday July 15 the DeKalb County Drug and Major Crimes Task Force, Sylvania Police Department, ATF and

Narcotics in car seat, three months later, kids left in hot car

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Tuesday July 12, Fort Payne resident Justin Tyrone Pinkney

Geraldine advances on sewer project

Featured image: The Geraldine City Council voted late Monday to accept grant money to build the city it’s own sewer system.

Former speaker Mike Hubbard sentenced

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com OPELIKA, Ala. — Earlier today, Former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard was sentenced on