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Taylor to seek re-election in 2016

DeKalb Superintendent Hugh Taylor sits for an exclusive interview with Southern Torch Political Correspondent Tyler Pruett on Tuesday. Taylor announced today

DeKalb County: Home of the Champions–Four DeKalb teams crowned Area Champions

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com “We are very pleased to be represented by these 5 schools in the Regional Volleyball

Aderholt announces grant awards for two DeKalb fire departments

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Congressman Robert Aderholt recently announced that significant federal funds have been awarded

Rainsville launches first phase of ACE program

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.—Representatives from Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments TARCOG met with city officials

Soaring with eagles: a young woman’s inspirational story of faith and courage

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com “Yet those who wait for the LORD Will gain new strength; They will mount up

Mentone hosts 34th annual Colorfest

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com MENTONE, Ala.—Mentone is hosting the 34th Annual Colorfest this weekend, Oct. 16-18. Throughout the weekend of

AL License office closing provides minor savings

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala.—The recent closure of 31 rural Drivers License offices by the Alabama Law Enforcement

Fort Payne FD announces purchase of two new fire trucks

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.—Fort Payne Fire Chief Don Fischer announced at Tuesday night’s city council meeting that

Rainsville Council approves $200K in renovations

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.— The Rainsville City Council met Monday and discussed the status of a number

Supreme Court sides with Thrash, denies DeKalb BOE appeal

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com After almost a year and a half of delays and legal wrangling, former Fyffe High