DeKalb County

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

Ivey Addresses DeKalb GOP

By Marla Jones, Reporter FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Saturday, May 12, 2018 the DeKalb County Republican Party held its regularly

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Support Our Schools

Contributed by Jason Barnett, Superintendent of DeKalb County Schools I ask for your continued support of local schools on June 5, 2018.

Council votes to tear down Mapco

By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com   FORT PAYNE, Ala. — In a special called meeting on Wednesday, the Fort Payne

Council Changes Hiring Procedures

PHOTO: (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Reporter RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Videos Below) The Rainsville City Council met

VIDEO: Commission meets on roads, teacher appreciation

By Zach Hester, Reporter FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) At today’s regularly scheduled meeting of the DeKalb County Commission, reports

UPDATE: Fyffe Poultry Plant meeting cancelled

PHOTO: The proposed plant would have been located in the Fyffe Industrial Park on Highway 75. (Tyler Pruett | Southern

VIDEO: Fort Payne Council approves amendment to GH Metal abatement

PHOTO: GH Metal Solutions offers contract metal working services and is located on Airport Road. The amended abatement increased the