DeKalb County

Stiefel Says Ag Director Must Go

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council held a special called meeting last

Commission Welcomes New Sheriff

By Marla Jones,Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission held their first meeting of the

FINAL PAYMENT

By Marla Jones,Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — At Monday’s meeting of the Rainsville City Council, Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt

Greeson Takes Office Early

By Zach Hester,Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — In the same week that a new Sheriff swept into town,

Rainsville City Employee Arrested for Theft

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo provided by The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) DeKalb County, Ala. — On Thursday, January 3, 2019, the Rainsville City Council held a special called meeting

Improved Understanding on Employee Benefits

By Marla Jones,Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held their last meeting of the year

Blame Game

By Marla Jones,Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The Rainsville City Council held their last meeting of 2018

Tempers Flare Over Sick Bank

By Marla Jones,Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday,

Signs Spark Confusion

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Building contractors have expressed concern regarding new code enforcement signs that

Commission praises ALERT DeKalb

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission met on Tuesday, December