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Collinsville picks up girls soccer, tryouts Nov. 12-13

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com COLLINSVILLE, Ala.—Collinsville High School will soon have a new girls soccer team to complement what

Collinsville’s Cricket Theatre reopens doors

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com COLLINSVILLE, Ala.— Thanks to the hard work of the Collinsville Historical Association (CHA) less than

BREAKING NEWS: Wootten will not seek re-election to DeKalb BOE

Exclusive to the Southern Torch:  By: Joseph M. Morgan DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.—DeKalb County Board of Education District 5 representative Terry

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