Politics

Republican Lester Black seeking commission seat

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Rainsville native Lester Black has announced his campaign for DeKalb County Commission, District 4.

Merrill Makes Campaign Stop

John Merrill and his wife, Cindy, made a campaign stop on Tuesday, August 14 at the Coal and Iron Building.

Be Prepared

EMA Director Anthony Clifton briefed the DeKalb County Commission on their recent community engagement workshop and the need for more

Build The Wall?

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) Concerns were brought up by Councilmember Marshall Stiefel at last

Fort Payne Goes Green

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

YRNEA welcomes new leadership

Contributed by The Young Republicans of Northeast Alabama SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — The Young Republicans of Northeast Alabama are excited to announce

Security at the Parks

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held a special work session on

School Bells Will Be Ringing Soon

PHOTO: Mr. Shane Byrd, Principal of Fort Payne Middle School addresses the board on the school’s progress and goals for

Asbestos Found in Sylvania School Floor

PHOTO: (Submitted Photos) By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, Ala. — Sylvania parents are voicing concerns regarding asbestos being

BOE Officially Opens Bus Garage

Photo: The City of Rainsville, Rainsville Industrial Development Board, and DeKalb County Board of Education held a joint ribbon cutting