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Legal Alcohol Sales in Rainsville?

Legal Alcohol Sales in Rainsville?

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — A petition to add a public vote for legal alcohol…
DeKalb County Absentee Voting Starts Now

DeKalb County Absentee Voting Starts Now

Submitted by DeKalb County Circuit Clerk Todd Greeson As Absentee Election Manager of DeKalb County, I would very much like…
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…
Virus Scare Closes Several Rainsville Departments

Virus Scare Closes Several Rainsville Departments

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on…
FP Parks & Rec Issues Statement on COVID-19

FP Parks & Rec Issues Statement on COVID-19

By Southern Torch Staff FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Fort Payne Parks & Recreation is monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. After…
Court Hearings & Trials Suspended Due to COVID-19

Court Hearings & Trials Suspended Due to COVID-19

By Zach Hester, Reporter • southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to an order by the Supreme Court of Alabama,…
Alabama K-12 Schools Close Due to Coronavirus

Alabama K-12 Schools Close Due to Coronavirus

By Southern Torch Staff ALABAMA — On Friday, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey stated all K-12 schools in the State of…
Jones Holds Press Conference on Coronavirus

Jones Holds Press Conference on Coronavirus

By Southern Torch Staff WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Thursday, U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-Ala.) held a call with Alabama media…
Inside The Statehouse: Explaining the March 3 Primary

Inside The Statehouse: Explaining the March 3 Primary

By Steve Flowers, Political Columnist PHOTO: Steve Flowers is Alabama’s leading political columnist.  His weekly column appears in over 60…
Commission Honors Mary Nell Ridgeway

Commission Honors Mary Nell Ridgeway

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — At this week's meeting of the DeKalb County Commission,…
Rainsville Holds First 2020 Budget Meeting

Rainsville Holds First 2020 Budget Meeting

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Monday, the Rainsville City Council held its first budget…
Aderholt Statement on Capitol Tours Cancellation

Aderholt Statement on Capitol Tours Cancellation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Robert Aderholt, (R-Ala.) released the following statement after it was announced that the House Sergeant…
Key to Run for Valley Head Mayor

Key to Run for Valley Head Mayor

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — Longtime resident and Valley Head Councilman Michael Key has announced…
Brown Announces Run for Valley Head Mayor

Brown Announces Run for Valley Head Mayor

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — Valley Head Town Councilman Jacob Brown has announced his candidacy…
Board Recognizes Students Who Excelled

Board Recognizes Students Who Excelled

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held its monthly meeting…
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