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Flooding Causes Damage in DeKalb

Flooding Causes Damage in DeKalb

PHOTO: Sunday night's storms brought several rounds of heavy rain and low-end tornadoes to DeKalb County, resulting in damage to…
Model Further Lowers COVID-19 Projections for Alabama

Model Further Lowers COVID-19 Projections for Alabama

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com ALABAMA — A model cited by the White House for projecting COVID-19 data has further…
The COVID-19 Survival Kit

The COVID-19 Survival Kit

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to DeKalb County EMA Assistant Director Michael Posey, the…
Alabama National Guard is Ready to Help

Alabama National Guard is Ready to Help

By B.A. Little, Reporter • beverlyannette@southerntorch.com ALABAMA — On Friday, Governor Kay Ivey gave authorization to Adjutant Major General Sheryl…
Governor Suspends On-premise Eating at Restaurants

Governor Suspends On-premise Eating at Restaurants

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — On Thursday, Governor Kay Ivey, along with the Alabama Department of…
Southern Torch Reaches Out to Help Seniors

Southern Torch Reaches Out to Help Seniors

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Earlier this week, DeKalb County Commission President, Ricky Harcrow…
Ivey Moves Runoff to July 14

Ivey Moves Runoff to July 14

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Governor Kay Ivey announced on Wednesday that the Alabama Primary…
DeKalb EMA Holds Call with Local Leaders on COVID-19

DeKalb EMA Holds Call with Local Leaders on COVID-19

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Saturday morning, the DeKalb County Emergency Management Agency (EMA)…
Southern Torch Wins First ABA Award

Southern Torch Wins First ABA Award

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — On Saturday, 98-3 Wild Country (WKEA-FM), Southern Torch’s flagship radio…
Geraldine Votes to Fire Buckles

Geraldine Votes to Fire Buckles

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com PHOTO: A Geraldine citizen spoke up in favor of Assistant Police Chief Jeff…
Southern Torch to Attend ABA Awards

Southern Torch to Attend ABA Awards

By Southern Torch Staff BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — On Saturday night, the Southern Torch marketing team will travel to Birmingham's prestigious…
Two Killed in Hammonds Crossroads Crash

Two Killed in Hammonds Crossroads Crash

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com LAKEVIEW, Ala. — A two-vehicle crash claimed two lives yesterday in the Lakeview community.…
Car & Driver Found at Buck's Pocket

Car & Driver Found at Buck's Pocket

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by hikingtheappalachians.com) GROVE OAK, Ala. — At approximately 1:45 pm on Sunday,…
Floodwaters Rise in DeKalb

Floodwaters Rise in DeKalb

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — At this week’s meeting of the DeKalb County Commission,…
Car & Driver Missing at Buck's Pocket

Car & Driver Missing at Buck's Pocket

By Southern Torch Staff GROVE OAK, Ala. — A car and its driver are missing at Buck's Pocket after going…
Potential Threat Made at Plainview School

Potential Threat Made at Plainview School

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor & Zach Hester, Reporter (Photo by al.com) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Plainview School and DeKalb County…
Truck Hits Unoccupied Homes in Fort Payne

Truck Hits Unoccupied Homes in Fort Payne

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — A tractor-trailer hauling glass struck two unoccupied homes in…
Scottsboro Fire & Rescue Updates on Dock Fire

Scottsboro Fire & Rescue Updates on Dock Fire

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — The number of confirmed fatalities from yesterday's fire at the…
Coronavirus Causes Panic Across the World

Coronavirus Causes Panic Across the World

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com USA — The Coronavirus outbreak, which originated last month in China has caused…
Dock Fire Turns Deadly

Dock Fire Turns Deadly

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — In a recent press conference with Scottsboro Fire & Rescue…
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