BREAKING NEWS: Shadrack is back! McGill will take on U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby in 2016

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Republican Shadrack McGill from Jackson County announced today that he will be running against U.S. Sen.

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 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 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 “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 WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Congressman Robert Aderholt recently announced that significant federal funds have been awarded