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BREAKING NEWS: DeKalb BOE overturns 2014 dismissal of Fyffe Coach Neal Thrash!!

By: Joseph M. Morgan RAINSVILLE, Ala.—After two years of waiting Coach Neal Thrash tonight finally received a hearing regarding his

BREAKING NEWS: Thrash BOE Hearing Underway

By: Joseph M. Morgan RAINSVILLE, Ala.—As of 5 p.m. tonight, Thursday March 17, 2016 the DeKalb BOE meeting has begun.

Rainsville First Baptist celebrates return of local hero, all are welcome; RFBC fellowship hall today from 2 p.m-4 p.m.

By Joseph M. Morgan and Tyler Pruett RAINSVILLE, Ala.—Sgt. 1st Class Johnny Stewart has been the talk of the town this

Surprise homecoming

A local hero returns to his family By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala— A touching scene unfolded at Cornerstone Academy

DeKalb man appeals pistol permit denial

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.—A DeKalb County resident who was recently denied a handgun permit by the

Harmony in Rainsville?

Mayor, council find common ground with financial initiatives By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.—The Rainsville City Council and mayor

Native announces app launch

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.— Native Inc., a locally owned marketing strategy and software development company will officially

BREAKING NEWS: Shooting at Fort Payne Wal-Mart

FORT PAYNE, Ala.—There was a shooting tonight at approximately 8 p.m. at Wal-Mart in Fort Payne. Law enforcement at the

Mentone loses historical tree

Featured image: The tree at the Mentone Inn has greeted visitors at the top of the mountain for the last

SCOTUS overturns Alabama Supreme Court ruling against lesbian mother

By: Joseph M. Morgan WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision on Monday to overturn a previous Alabama