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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

Tossing Two Tassels

By Zach Hester, Reporter zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — As graduations across the nation happen around this time of year, outgoing

Hope in the Storm

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — “But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength;

Fort Payne Borrows $45 Million

By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video at the Bottom) The Fort Payne City Council met on Thursday,

Commission approves Sales Tax Holiday

By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video Below) At the May 22, 2018  meeting of the DeKalb County