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By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full Video on our Facebook) The DeKalb County Board of Education held their regularly scheduled meeting on July 30, at the Facilities Building. The Board started the meeting with

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Tuesday, DeKalb County Board of Education member Mark Richards announced that he would not seek a fourth term in 2020. Richards’ district covers both Geraldine and Fyffe schools. 

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education, in conjunction with the DeKalb County Commission and DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, hired two new resource officers at a public

BOE approves budget

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Videos on our Facebook) The DeKalb County Board of Education held their regularly scheduled meeting on September 13, 2018. During the workshop session, Anthony Cooper presented the final budget

By Marla Jones Reporter marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held their regular monthly meeting on August 16, 2018. At the workshop, the Board were updated by Kyle Keith and Todd Smith of Schneider Electric regarding

PHOTO: Mr. Shane Byrd, Principal of Fort Payne Middle School addresses the board on the school’s progress and goals for the upcoming year. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City

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