DeKalb BOE changes policy for calculating student class rankings

Featured image: At their meeting this week, the DeKalb County Board of Education completely rewrote the formula for calculating student GPA

Collinsville High School announces change in location for tomorrow’s graduation ceremony

By Joseph M. Morgan Threats of bad weather force move of tomorrow’s 2016 CHS Graduation Ceremony to GSCC Cherokee Center COLLINSVILLE,

Hwy 11 Antique Alley Yard Sale underway

By Joseph M. Morgan DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.— The 18th Annual Hwy 11 Antique Alley Yard Sale kicked off yesterday,

Rainsville completes renovation to city annex

Featured image: Members of the Rainsville city government, DeKalb County Commission, Rainsville Chamber of Commerce, and Rep. Nathaniel Ledbetter cut

District Attorney warns DeKalb: Kratom “supplement” now illegal

Featured image: Recently outlawed Kratom in its natural plant form By Joseph M. Morgan DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.—Alabama Ninth Circuit

DeKalb leaders honor the life of Billy Jack Mitchell

Special to the Southern Torch DeKalb leaders honor the life of Billy Jack Mitchell, an iconic DeKalb County businessman and

And overnight, the tables turn…

Featured image: In an anticlimactic final chapter, Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump secured the GOP nomination for the presidency

Main Street Fort Payne will launch new farmers market this June

Featured image: Main Street Fort Payne Farmers Market will be open every Saturday from 9a.m.-1p.m. beginning June 4, and will

Southern Torch welcomes Amy Thrash

Southern Torch would like to welcome our new Advertising Executive, Amy Thrash to the Torch Family. Amy grew up in