Politics

Hairston wins big for Circuit Judge

By Zach Hester • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Fort Payne attorney Andrew Hairston stamped out the competition after a hard

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

A Full Spectrum Approach to School Safety

PHOTO: A decorated U.S. Army officer who served in Afghanistan and Iraq, Phil Williams represents District 10 in the Alabama State

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

Ivey Addresses DeKalb GOP

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