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Alabama prepares for 2016 Primary

  By: Joseph M. Morgan Today, Friday, Nov. 6 is the last day for candidates to qualify for the 2016

Rainsville Police Chief announces retirement

RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The City of Rainsville announced Monday night at their regularly scheduled city council meeting that Rainsville Police Chief

DA’s office to host Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Ninth District Attorney Mike O’Dell is hosting a Law Enforcement Appreciation Day for Dekalb and Cherokee

Collinsville picks up girls soccer, tryouts Nov. 12-13

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com COLLINSVILLE, Ala.—Collinsville High School will soon have a new girls soccer team to complement what

Collinsville’s Cricket Theatre reopens doors

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com COLLINSVILLE, Ala.— Thanks to the hard work of the Collinsville Historical Association (CHA) less than

BREAKING NEWS: Wootten will not seek re-election to DeKalb BOE

Exclusive to the Southern Torch:  By: Joseph M. Morgan DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.—DeKalb County Board of Education District 5 representative Terry

Taylor to seek re-election in 2016

DeKalb Superintendent Hugh Taylor sits for an exclusive interview with Southern Torch Political Correspondent Tyler Pruett on Tuesday. Taylor announced today

DeKalb County: Home of the Champions–Four DeKalb teams crowned Area Champions

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com “We are very pleased to be represented by these 5 schools in the Regional Volleyball

Aderholt announces grant awards for two DeKalb fire departments

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Congressman Robert Aderholt recently announced that significant federal funds have been awarded

Rainsville launches first phase of ACE program

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.—Representatives from Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments TARCOG met with city officials