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DeKalb Co. Reaches 1,000+ Cases of COVID-19

DeKalb Co. Reaches 1,000+ Cases of COVID-19

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Monday, DeKalb County reached a milestone in its war against…
Bear Hit Close to Little River Canyon

Bear Hit Close to Little River Canyon

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com ALABAMA — On Tuesday, as she was heading down the mountain from Little…
Rainsville Wreck Results in Death

Rainsville Wreck Results in Death

By Southern Torch Staff RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Wednesday, June 24, Rainsville police officers responded to a traffic crash on…
ADPH Announces Qualifications for SNAP Benefits

ADPH Announces Qualifications for SNAP Benefits

By Southern Torch Staff MONTGOMERY, Ala. — According to the Alabama Department of Public Health, Alabama families may qualify for…
Heil Records Positive Cases of COVID-19

Heil Records Positive Cases of COVID-19

By Southern Torch Staff FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to a statement from Patrick S. Carroll, President of Environmental Solutions…
RTI Reports Associate Positive for COVID-19

RTI Reports Associate Positive for COVID-19

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — According to a statement from Shane Gilliland, Vice President of…
8 COVID-19 Cases Linked to Ider Church of God

8 COVID-19 Cases Linked to Ider Church of God

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com IDER, Ala. — On Tuesday afternoon, Pastor Ben Young of the Ider Church of…
STAR ID Requirements Delayed Until 2021

STAR ID Requirements Delayed Until 2021

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com ALABAMA — REAL ID deadlines have been extended to Oct. 1, 2021 due to…
Access Denied?

Access Denied?

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo via Town of Crossville on Facebook) CROSSVILLE, Ala. — As severe weather…
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…
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