DeKalb County

GOP Decides Committee Members

By Zach Hester • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — In the Republican Executive Committee races, Jack Stiefel fought off Royce Lader, 6229

BOE Races Head to Runoff

By Marla Jones • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Tuesday night, DeKalb County voters cast ballots for two different

Kuykendall wins again for Commission

By Amy Thrash • amy@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Incumbent DeKalb County Commissioner Chris Kuykendall defeated Fort Payne’s building maintenance

Welden wins Sheriff nomination

By Marla Jones • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — After a very close and hard fought race, former Valley Head

Roadwork Returns to Rainsville

PHOTO: (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting

Saferite named Fort Payne Fire Chief

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At this week’s meeting of the Fort Payne City Council,

DeKalb BOE makes placements, accepts resignations

By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held its regularly scheduled meeting on May

Fort Payne Borrows $45 Million

By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video at the Bottom) The Fort Payne City Council met on Thursday,

Commission approves Sales Tax Holiday

By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video Below) At the May 22, 2018  meeting of the DeKalb County

DeKalb BOE Honors Students

By Marla Jones, Reporter RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held its regularly scheduled meeting on May 15, 2018