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DAS Proudly Opens New Station

DAS Proudly Opens New Station

Friday, September 10, the DeKalb County Hospital Association Board of Directors along with the Executive Staff were extremely proud to…
Dekalb BOE approves $125M budget

Dekalb BOE approves $125M budget

Marla Jones, Managing Editor marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.-- (Full video on Southern Torch Facebook) The DeKalb County School Board approved a…
DeKalb Passes 24M Budget

DeKalb Passes 24M Budget

Marla Jones, Managing Editor marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.-- (FULL VIDEO ON SOUTHERN TORCH FACEBOOK) At the regular monthly meeting of the…
FP Approves 25 Million Dollar Budget

FP Approves 25 Million Dollar Budget

Marla Jones, Managing Editor marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.-- (Meeting posted on Southern Torch Facebook) The Fort Payne City Council voted…
Lyles Named New DeKalb County Superintendent

Lyles Named New DeKalb County Superintendent

Marla Jones, Managing Editor marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.-- In a special called meeting of the DeKalb County Board of Education, …
In the Last Couple Weeks of June, 12 Arrested on Drug-Related Charges

In the Last Couple Weeks of June, 12 Arrested on Drug-Related Charges

FORT PAYNE, Ala. In the last couple weeks of June, 12 were arrested on drug-related charges around the county.   On…
Vaccines are not Required for School Attendance

Vaccines are not Required for School Attendance

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala--Assistant DeKalb County Board of Education Superintendent, Jennifer Williams addressed the Board at a recent meeting regarding the…
DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Adds a New Helicopter to Our Fleet

DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Adds a New Helicopter to Our Fleet

FORT PAYNE, Ala. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office is proud to add a new helicopter to the resources at our…
4th of July Drivers Take Note

4th of July Drivers Take Note

(MONTGOMERY, Ala.) – As motorists plan to travel Alabama highways for the Fourth of July holiday, the Alabama Department of…
Floods Claim Life

Floods Claim Life

     FORT PAYNE, Ala.--Tropical Storm Claudette moved inland and resulted in flash flood warnings to be issued for most of the…
*UPDATE* Body of Missing Swimmer Recovered

*UPDATE* Body of Missing Swimmer Recovered

Marla Jones, Managing Editor marla@southerntorch.com POWELL COMMUNITY, Ala.-- On Sunday, June 21 around 7:00 p.m, emergency personnel in DeKalb and…
Dekalb Awarded COVID Funding

Dekalb Awarded COVID Funding

Marla Jones, Managing Editor marla@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey recently announced that she will award almost $2.9 million to…
Weekend Accident Claims Life

Weekend Accident Claims Life

Marla Jones, Managing Editor marla@southerntorch.com    DUTTON, Ala.-- A two-car vehicle crash on Saturday claimed the life of a Dutton man. …
US 11 bridge at Dry Creek now open

US 11 bridge at Dry Creek now open

By Southern Torch Staff HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The bridge over Dry Creek on U.S. Highway 11 is re-opened for through…
Rainsville to Upgrade Wastewater Plant

Rainsville to Upgrade Wastewater Plant

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Monday, The Rainsville City Council approved improvements to the…
Brian Anderson Returns to Radio

Brian Anderson Returns to Radio

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Southern Torch is pleased to welcome Brian Anderson, also known…
Ivey Opts to Continue Mask Mandate

Ivey Opts to Continue Mask Mandate

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photo by Hal Yeager | Governor's Office) MONTGOMERY, Ala. — At a press conference…
The Top Stories of 2020

The Top Stories of 2020

By Southern Torch Staff DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — At the end of each year, the Southern Torch Staff looks back…
VIDEO: Lawsuit Filed After Inmate Attack

VIDEO: Lawsuit Filed After Inmate Attack

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com  DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On March 1, the Rainsville Police Department (RPD) received…
Rainsville Police Chief Resigns

Rainsville Police Chief Resigns

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Monday, the Rainsville City Council accepted the resignation of…
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