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By Kalie Davis, Staff Writer kalie@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala– Christmas Parades are a fun way for a town to come together and celebrate the opening of the Christmas season. The towns in DeKalb County will soon be hosting their annual Christmas

PHOTO: The new Rainsville Veterans Memorial features names of locals who served our nation in conflicts since World War II. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch). By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — At noon today, the new Rainsville Veteran’s

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Be sure to pick up this week’s issue of the Southern Torch for print only content! This week, we highlight Trump’s stunning victory, the touching comments from opponents Jason Barnett and Bill Monroe after the

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com NEW YORK, NY — In a shocking conclusion, Republican Donald J. Trump has defeated Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and secured his place as our nation’s 45th President.   The election was called (Associated Press) after

PHOTO: The Rainsville Veteran’s Memorial will be unveiled on Veterans Day (this Friday) at 12:00 pm. The four flag poles in the background will feature flags from each branch of service. (Photo by Tyler Pruett)  By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Many citizens may look at the ballot tomorrow, and wonder, “just what are these amendments?” 14 amendments will appear on the ballot statewide, and Amendment One will appear on the DeKalb

PHOTO: Candidates for DeKalb County Superintendent, Jason Barnett and Bill Monroe, took the stage at Sylvania High School to answer questions on issues important to voters. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, Ala. — Two

  PHOTO: 2016 Crossville Homecoming Queen Katie Underwood.  By Kalie Davis, Staff Writer kalie@southerntorch.com CROSSVILLE, Ala. — Crossville High School celebrated a very heartfelt homecoming this year. It wasn’t a celebration shown by the scoreboard, but a celebration that made

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Tim Dobson will be one of the ten names on the ballot for the Fort Payne runoff at the beginning of next month on October 4. The regular municipal election

By C. Campbell, Staff Writer cody@southerntorch.com VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — On Saturday, September 24, Valley Head will play host to the Valley Head Cemetery 5K and Fun Run, as a way to raise money for maintenance of the Valley Head