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Alabama 71 to Close for Pipe Repair

By Staff Reports JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that Alabama 71 between Jackson County

DeKalb BOE Holds Special July Meeting

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held a called meeting

DSCO Welcomes New K-9 Units

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: Over the last several

Day Trip Turns Deadly

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, on June 4,

Fort Payne Icon Passes Away

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Wednesday, July 3, local businessman Wayne Devan Lowe passed away at his

Commission Moves to Pave Kilpatrick

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — At this week’s meeting of the DeKalb County Commission, it

DeKalb BOE announces Placements, Retirements and Resignations

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held their monthly

YRNEA to Host Tuberville Meet and Greet in Scottsboro

By Staff Reports Scottsboro, Ala. – The Young Republicans of Northeast Alabama have announced they will be hosting a ‘Meet

NACC Theatre to Perform “Driving Miss Daisy” in July

By Staff Reports POWELL, Ala. — Area residents are in for a treat this summer as Northeast Alabama Community College

Ag Center Welcomes New Director

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Three weeks ago, Rafe Starkey took the reins as the