Politics

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

Greeson wins GOP nomination for Circuit Clerk

By Marla Jones • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Former state representative and Deputy Director of the Alabama Emergency Management

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,