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Winner Winner Catfish Dinner!

PHOTO: Judges visited Mentone’s Green Leaf Grill and named chef/owner Jimmy Rogers as Bama’s Best Catfish Champion! Pictured from left to

Security at the Parks

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held a special work session on

The World’s Longest Yard Sale is THIS WEEKEND!

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The World’s Longest Yard Sale will make its way back to

School Bells Will Be Ringing Soon

PHOTO: Mr. Shane Byrd, Principal of Fort Payne Middle School addresses the board on the school’s progress and goals for

Asbestos Found in Sylvania School Floor

PHOTO: (Submitted Photos) By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, Ala. — Sylvania parents are voicing concerns regarding asbestos being

Big Names Recruited for Benefit

PHOTO: The Jacksonville State University Marching Southerners practice at Burgess-Snow Field where the benefit concert will be held this September.

Spotlight on Coaches — Ider’s Brent Tinker!

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com IDER, Ala. — The Southern Torch Coach of the Week is Brent Tinker,

Inside The Huddle with the Ider Hornets!

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com IDER, Ala. — For my sixth stop of Inside The Huddle, I headed up

BOE Officially Opens Bus Garage

Photo: The City of Rainsville, Rainsville Industrial Development Board, and DeKalb County Board of Education held a joint ribbon cutting

Road Work Scheduled for County

Photo: DeKalb County Commission President Ricky Harcrow proudly displays a check received from the State to aid in road projects.