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Rainsville Freedom Run is just a month away!

PHOTO: The start of last year’s Freedom Run 10k! (https://rainsvillefreedomfest.racesonline.com) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.—The Rainsville Freedom Run

Month long investigation and search warrant leads to drug arrest in Section

PHOTO: (From Top Right to Bottom Left) Darren Culver (Section), Joseph Kenneth Woods (Section), Justin Whitehead (Scottsboro), Phillip Clinton Ryan (Section),

VIDEO: DeKalb County roads in dire need of funds

PHOTO:  A portion of County Road 255 in Adamsburg, was plowed up and replaced with treated base material earlier today. (Tyler

Cherokee County Sheriff sets up safe exchange zone for online transactions and child custody exchange

PHOTO: The parking lot of the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office has been set up with 24/7 surveillance to provide residents

VIDEO: DeKalb Co. Board of Education holds special meeting for Crossville Bleachers and non-renewals

PHOTO: The DeKalb County Board of Education discusses the Crossville High School bleachers with Superintendent Jason Barnett before approving the

Two from Fyffe arrested after high-speed chase, third from Flat Rock still at large

PHOTO: Nickolas Donavan Brooks 27 of Flat Rock, Jonathan Ray Gore, 38 of Fyffe, and Bailey Leeann Taylor, 21 of

Fort Payne Police Report for Friday, May 5 – Sunday, May 7

  By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Friday,

Two apprehended after burglarizing Valley Head High School not once, but twice

PHOTO: Valley Head Police reports that two have been arrested for burglarizing Valley Head High School on two separate occasions

WORKING CLASS WIN: White House and Montgomery moves to give tax break to lower incomes

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Earlier this week, Alabama Senate Republicans passed a tax reform bill

Health Department: Dog that attacked to be released Monday

PHOTO: According to the DeKalb County Health Department, the dog involved in last week’s attack will be released to the owner