Tag "Board of Education"

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Board of Education held their regularly scheduled meeting on June 28, 2018. Sally Wheat, Principal of Wills Valley Elementary School and Brian Jett, Principal of Fort Payne High School

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The DeKalb County Board of Education met on June 12, 2018. Dr. Jason Barnett presented the new Strategic Plan and mission statement for the DeKalb County Board of Education

By Marla Jones • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Tuesday night, DeKalb County voters cast ballots for two different races for the DeKalb County Board of Education. In one of the closest races ever, Carol Hiett, Arlan “Monk” Blevins,

By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held its regularly scheduled meeting on May 24, 2018 at the DeKalb County Board of Education Facilities Building. DeKalb County Commission President, Rickey Harcrow addressed the Board

By Marla Jones, Reporter RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held its regularly scheduled meeting on May 15, 2018 at Plainview High School. During the meeting several groups were recognized for their accomplishments.  The winners from SkillsUSA and HOSA

PHOTO: DeKalb County Board of Education Member Mark Richards urges citizens to vote to renew the educational tax renewals on the June 5th ballot. (DeKalb County Schools) Contributed by Mark Richards, DeKalb County Board of Education RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On June

PHOTO: Former DeKalb County Superintendent John Richard Land, age 76 of Rainsville, passed away last Friday. Land served from June 1997 until June 2001. (Contributed Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Friday, DeKalb County lost a

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Scroll down for full video of the 2018 Southern Torch DeKalb County Candidates Forum; broken down by individual races! For DeKalb County Board of Education, Place 3, Incumbent Jeff Williams answers questions with opponent

Board Buys New Buses

PHOTO: (DeKalb County Alabama Schools) By Marla Jones, Reporter The DeKalb County Board of Education held its regularly scheduled meeting last Thursday, March 22, 2018. The Board heard several presentations regarding the new buses and property tax renewals. Transportation Supervisor Keith

PHOTO: District 4 DeKalb County Board of Education Member Matt Sharp announces his bid for a second term. Sharp supports school security measures such as maintaining an School Resource Office (SRO) in each community with a school and arming trained