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By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photo) WASHINGTON, D.C. — After a year of fundraising, two local bands had the honor of performing in Washington D.C. over the weekend. Around this time last year, the Geraldine and Sylvania bands surprised DeKalb

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photos by Zach Hester) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — All seven high school marching bands in DeKalb County set upon Fort Payne’s Wildcat Stadium on Sunday afternoon to take the field in exhibition. The exhibition, where bands

PHOTO: The Jacksonville State University Marching Southerners practice at Burgess-Snow Field where the benefit concert will be held this September. (Bill Wilson | The Anniston Star) By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com JACKSONVILLE, Ala. — Last April, a pair of devastating tornadoes

By Zach Hester • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Children’s Advocacy Center will host its 5th Annual Singing with the Stars on June 14 from 6pm to 9:30pm at the Northeast Alabama Community College Lyceum. This year’s

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PHOTO: (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones & Zach Hester, Reporters FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Last week, Hollywood descended upon DeKalb County as widely known actor William Shatner arrived in Fort Payne ready to record with Alabama’s Jeff Cook. Both

PHOTO: The Fort Payne Guitar class conducts their rendition of, “R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A. lead by Director Chris Roberts. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) Earlier today, Fort Payne High School

PHOTO: Both Geraldine and Sylvania’s marching bands will be performing at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on October 7, 2018! (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB, Ala. — After years of award-winning performances and bringing

PHOTO: The second show in the “Discovery Series” will feature Hannah Wicklund and the Steppin’ Stones and local favorite Ryan Keef opening. (HannahWicklund.com | “Ryan Keef” Youtube) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. – GREAT WHITE productions, an entertainment promotions company

PHOTO: Randy Owen, joined by Jeff Cook and Teddy Gentry, address fans out side of the DeKalb Theatre earlier today. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At 1:00 pm today (June 16),

Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Fort Payne High School’s band director Mark Andrews has been placed on administrative  leave.  According to reports, the case has been turned over to the Fort Payne Police Department. No further details have been released at