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Search for Police Chief Is On

Search for Police Chief Is On

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Council held their regularly scheduled meeting…
Pay Those Speeding Tickets!

Pay Those Speeding Tickets!

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com PHOTO: Rainsville Police Chief Michael Edmondson discusses numerous outstanding warrants left on the…
BOE Announces Week of Virtual Learning

BOE Announces Week of Virtual Learning

By Southern Torch Staff DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Tuesday, DeKalb County Superintendent Dr. Jason Barnett announced that DeKalb County…
Commission Welcomes New Member

Commission Welcomes New Member

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission held an organizational meeting to…
Rainsville Approves First Alcohol Sales

Rainsville Approves First Alcohol Sales

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com PHOTO: Rainsville Revenue Officer Kennedi Traylor discusses the process of obtaining an alcohol…
Board Honors Richards

Board Honors Richards

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held their regularly scheduled…
Ivey Extends Health Order Through Dec. 11

Ivey Extends Health Order Through Dec. 11

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — At a press conference this morning, Governor Kay Ivey (R-Ala.) extended…
Voters Approve 5 Constitutional Amendments

Voters Approve 5 Constitutional Amendments

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com ALABAMA — Out of the six statewide amendments on Tuesday's ballot, Alabama voters chose…
New Chief, New Time

New Chief, New Time

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — At the Organizational Session of the Rainsville City Council, the…
FP Welcomes New Leadership

FP Welcomes New Leadership

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At the organizational session of the Fort Payne City…
Geraldine Swears In New Leadership

Geraldine Swears In New Leadership

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com PICTURED (L to R): The 2020-24 Geraldine Town Council, members Larry Lingerfelt, Stanley Rooks,…
Tuberville Unseats Jones in U.S. Senate Race

Tuberville Unseats Jones in U.S. Senate Race

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com ALABAMA — On Tuesday night, former Auburn Head Football Coach Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.) defeated…
Edmondson Named Rainsville Police Chief

Edmondson Named Rainsville Police Chief

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com PICTURED: New Rainsville Police Chief Michael Edmondson (right) with current Rainsville Fire Chief…
BOE Addresses Ongoing Controversies

BOE Addresses Ongoing Controversies

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held their regularly…
Explaining the Amendments on Your Nov. Ballot

Explaining the Amendments on Your Nov. Ballot

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (WECT) ALABAMA — The presidential contest and a U.S. Senate election won’t be the…
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