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SKI BAMA!

By Marla Jones,Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com MENTONE, Ala. — After much anticipation, Cloudmont Ski Resort, the only ski slope in Alabama, opened on Monday, January 21.  The recent days of below freezing temperatures enabled the resort to make snow and

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photo by P. Casey Daley | The Tennessean) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Fort Payne natives and all around country icons Alabama will embark on a brand new tour next year. For their 50th anniversary, members Randy Owen,

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Two small earthquakes shook the Southeastern part of the country on Wednesday morning. Data from the United States Geological Survey stated that the first earthquake was a magnitude 4.4 and

Christmas In Dixie

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Kristy Gallagher) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — By now in New York City, there is snow on the ground, but they still don’t have a Cook Castle Christmas like we do. For the fifth

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, November 27. Emily McCamy of the Council on Aging requested the hiring of Joyce Revelitz as

Submitted by Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that contractor Miller and Miller will begin work next week to replace the one-lane bridge over Town Creek on Chavies Road in Rainsville with a

Ballot Box Breakdown

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Voters in DeKalb County and across the nation will head the polls to cast their ballot on Tuesday, November 6. As we inch closer and closer to Election Day 2018,

Jones Votes No

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Doug Jones | US Senate) WASHINGTON, D.C. — After months of deliberation, Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed to the Supreme Court of the United States. Doug Jones, one of just two Democrats that

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, September 25. During the meeting, County Administrator Matt Sharp presented the Commission with their official 2018-19

By Staff Reports (Photo by al.com) BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama is pleased to announce for the third consecutive year, C PlusSM  members will not see a premium increase on their 2019 C Plus Medicare Select