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Body of gunshot victim found

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com IDER, Ala.—Earlier this week DeKalb Sheriff’s Deputies along with officers from the Ider Police Department

BREAKING NEWS: DeKalb County Schools closing at 11:30 a.m. Friday

By: Joseph M. Morgan DEKALB CO., Ala—The DeKalb County BOE announced at a board meeting Thursday night that all schools

Down to four: County tournament postponed due to weather

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.—Only four teams remain the DeKalb County Tournament, but due to winter storms and

Sylvania swears in new mayor

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, AL — On Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 the Sylvania City Council moved to appoint a

Fort Payne Council addresses pedestrian safety, approves licensing

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, AL— The Fort Payne City Council Tuesday, Jan. 19 for a regularly scheduled

Recap of Rainsville Council meeting

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com The Rainsville City Council had a productive meeting Monday night. The council discussed a number of

Mail Carrier Honored

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, AL — For mail carrier Tanya Lyons, January 6 was just like any other day

Mentone requests help from legislators for wet/dry vote

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com MENTONE, Ala.— The Mentone Town Council is calling on local legislators to help in their

Alabama GOP asks Hubbard to step down as House Speaker

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— The Steering Committee of the Alabama Republican Party passed a resolution earlier this

Sylvania’s mayor resigns

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, Ala.— On Thursday, January 7th, the Sylvania City Council held a special meeting to discuss