A day we will never forget

Featured image: Remembering those who were lost on April 27, 2011 Tornado Memorial Ceremony at the Dekalb Coliseum in Rainsville

Rainsville city government finds common ground to cut costs

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor RAINSVILLE, Ala.— In Monday’s regularly scheduled council meeting, the Rainsville City Council and Mayor

High school student from Geraldine reported missing

By Joseph M. Morgan GERALDINE, Ala.— According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, a student from Geraldine High School,

Southern Torch Mother’s Day Giveaway!

To nominate your mom on the Southern Torch Facebook page, simply post a picture of her, or tell us in

Elliott wins GOP runoff for DeKalb BOE, Place 5

Featured image: DeKalb Probate Judge Ronnie Osborn (center) and DeKalb County Republican Chairman Mark Ford (right) congratulate Robert Elliott (left),

Leadership Dekalb County holds local government session

Featured image: Leadership Dekalb County participants with members of the Dekalb County Commission By Tyler Pruett FORT PAYNE, Ala.—

As many as 20 teams expected to compete in “Wiffle for Savannah” fundraiser in Rainsville

RAINSVILLE, Ala.— This Sunday Apr. 17 at 1 p.m in Rainsville, members of a local whiffle ball league will host

Jones to deliver State of the City address on Thursday

By Joseph M. Morgan RAINSVILLE, Ala.—Mayor Nick Jones will be delivering the 2016 Rainsville State of the City address

Cornerstone students honored

Recently Cornerstone Christian Academy attended the State Junior Beta Competition. They performed and placed in several categories. Jesse Farris, Mary