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GOP Decides Committee Members

By Zach Hester • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — In the Republican Executive Committee races, Jack Stiefel fought off Royce Lader, 6229

BOE Races Head to Runoff

By Marla Jones • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Tuesday night, DeKalb County voters cast ballots for two different

Kuykendall wins again for Commission

By Amy Thrash • amy@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Incumbent DeKalb County Commissioner Chris Kuykendall defeated Fort Payne’s building maintenance

Greeson wins GOP nomination for Circuit Clerk

By Marla Jones • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Former state representative and Deputy Director of the Alabama Emergency Management

Hairston wins big for Circuit Judge

By Zach Hester • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Fort Payne attorney Andrew Hairston stamped out the competition after a hard

Welden wins Sheriff nomination

By Marla Jones • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — After a very close and hard fought race, former Valley Head

Drugs and Guns Seized

By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: On May 27, the DeKalb County

Remembering Dr. Ronnie Lewis

PHOTO: Dr. Lewis was named Vice President of MASA just last year. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com

Rainsville Chamber welcomes new members

Contributed by The Rainsville Chamber of Commercee RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Thank you to our new Chamber members for joining our team!

DeKalb BOE makes placements, accepts resignations

By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held its regularly scheduled meeting on May