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PHOTO: June Brewer was honored by the DeKalb County Commission on her retirement from The Council on Aging on Tuesday. The council helps provide a link to essential services for DeKalb County’s senior citizens. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler

PHOTO: DeKalb Ambulance Service (DAS) is currently holding a toy drive to benefit local children this Holiday Season through the Children’s Advocacy Center. (DAS) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — DeKalb Ambulance Service (DAS) is currently holding

PHOTO: This Saturday (November 18), a fundraiser will be held in the Henagar City Park Community Center from 4 – 6 pm for Henagar Mayor Lee Davis. Davis’ home that was being remodeled burned down almost two weeks ago. (Contributed Photo)

PHOTO: Kip Williamson, Adult Education Director, and Juliah Sanford, Adult Education Program Assistant, accept the $13,000 award on behalf of the Northeast Alabama Adult Education Program. (NACC Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded

PHOTO: Nora Rose was born with Trisomy 13, which can cause severe organ defects. By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Last Thursday, the DeKalb County Shrine Club was conducting their regular meeting at Topher’s Wings in Rainsville,

PHOTO: The Burglary was reported at C&H’s Gault Ave North location. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Sunday, February 12th, the owner of C & H Drug reported a burglary at their Gault

Signing up for ‘Alert DeKalb’ is easily done through the County EMA’s website. The system alerted those in the path of the storm during the recent tornado.  By C. Campbell, Staff Writer cody@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — In times of

PHOTO: While DeKalb County didn’t reach the damage threshold for personal assistance, those affected do qualify for low-interest SBA loans. (File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At Tuesday’s meeting of the DeKalb County Commission, county

By Karah Wilson karah@southerntorch.com DEKALB CO., Ala.—Christmas holds many different meanings and traditions to people all around the world. It is the season for giving, and receiving, but most people celebrate Christmas as the birth of Jesus Christ. In the