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Collinsville defeats Fultondale, Panthers advance to 2nd round of playoffs

By: Joseph M. Morgan COLLINSVILLE, Ala.—TUESDAY, May 3—The Collinsville Panthers defeated the Fultondale Wildcats 2-1 tonight in the first round

DeKalb County VFW Spring Fling fair

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.—The 2016 DeKalb County VFW Spring Fling fair is in town this week.

Dekalb County Commission Meeting, April 26, 2016

Featured image: Dekalb County Commission President Ricky Harcrow (right) and District II Commissioner Derek Caldwell (left) present plaques to local

Collinsville Historical Association hosts Annual Meeting

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com Dr. John Morgan contributed to this article, photos by Dr. John Morgan COLLINSVILLE, Ala.— The

Southern Torch Wedding Giveaway: Our Story

Contributed by Southern Torch Wedding Giveaway winner Charity Hester You know that saying people say in a clumsy attempt to

Teen recovering after being shot in the hip

By Marla Jones, Staff Reporter marla@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, Ala.— A juvenile was shot Saturday night while attempting to roll a yard

Rainsville mayor delivers 2016 State of the City address

Citizens angered that Rainsville City Council did not show up to State of the City By Joseph M. Morgan RAINSVILLE,

A day we will never forget

Featured image: Remembering those who were lost on April 27, 2011 Tornado Memorial Ceremony at the Dekalb Coliseum in Rainsville

Rainsville city government finds common ground to cut costs

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.— In Monday’s regularly scheduled council meeting, the Rainsville City Council and Mayor

High school student from Geraldine reported missing

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com GERALDINE, Ala.— According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, a student from Geraldine High School,