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FP Approves Park Cameras After Vandalism

FP Approves Park Cameras After Vandalism

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The Fort Payne City Council held their…
Ivey Closes Beaches for Hurricane Sally

Ivey Closes Beaches for Hurricane Sally

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com ALABAMA — Governor Kay Ivey (R-Ala.) has declared a state of emergency for Hurricane…
BOE Passes Annual Budget

BOE Passes Annual Budget

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The DeKalb County Board of Education held…
Progress Begins on Old Hwy. 35

Progress Begins on Old Hwy. 35

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on…
Fort Payne Honors Stephens

Fort Payne Honors Stephens

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled…
Geraldine Council Race Heads to Runoff

Geraldine Council Race Heads to Runoff

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com GERALDINE, Ala. — A tie in last week’s Geraldine Town Council election will result…
BOE Reports on School Reopenings

BOE Reports on School Reopenings

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — At last week’s meeting of the DeKalb County Board of…
Ivey Extends Mask Order

Ivey Extends Mask Order

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photo: Stephen Quinn/ABC 3340) MONTGOMERY, Ala. — At a press conference on Thursday, Governor…
Inside The Statehouse

Inside The Statehouse

By Steve Flowers, Political Columnist MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The most enduring legacy a president will have is an appointment to…
A Conversation with Rick Neighbors

A Conversation with Rick Neighbors

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com ALABAMA — Last week, Southern Torch sat down for a phone interview with Rick…
DeKalb Holds Municipal Elections

DeKalb Holds Municipal Elections

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Tuesday, citizens around DeKalb County made their voices heard…
Rainsville Goes Wet

Rainsville Goes Wet

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Tonight, citizens voted to pass legal alcohol sales in the…
Rainsville Mayor Investigates Leak

Rainsville Mayor Investigates Leak

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.-- After footage of a recent traffic stop was released by Southern…
OPED: Respect for Old Glory

OPED: Respect for Old Glory

Submitted by Anthony Cooper This is an opinion piece.  I have tried to just work and enjoy my life and…
BACK THE BLUE: Video Tells the Tale

BACK THE BLUE: Video Tells the Tale

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Southern Torch had previously reported that on Sunday, June 21st, …
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