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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 DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Video Below) The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, September 11. The Commission discussed the Boozer Bridge Land Agreement between the Commission and the City of Rainsville. In exchange

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video on our Facebook) The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, September 3. DeKalb County Circuit Clerk Pam Simpson addressed the Council explaining the many responsibilities of

PHOTO: Steve Flowers is Alabama’s leading political columnist.  His weekly column appears in over 60 Alabama newspapers. He served 16 years in the state legislature.  Steve may be reached at www.steveflowers.us. By Steve Flowers February 28, 2018   The Alabama Legislature

PHOTO: Councilman Wade Hill discusses the 2018 Budget before its approval. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video at the Bottom) The Fort Payne City Council convened earlier today to pass the

PHOTO: County Administrator Matt Sharp discusses the 2018 Budget at Tuesday’s meeting of the DeKalb County Commission. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video at the Bottom) In yesterday’s meeting, the DeKalb County

 (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Betty Holcomb, accountant for the City of Rainsville, presented projected revenues to Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt and the city council for the new year beginning October 1, 2017. Discussions

PHOTO: The Fort Payne Superintendent Jim Cunningham discusses the 5 year Capital Improvement Plan with the board. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At Thursday’s meeting of the Fort Payne Board of

PHOTO: The Sylvania Junior Beta Club present their winning competition for the board. The team won second place in the state competition and second place in the national competition in Orlando this year. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett,

PHOTO: Councilmen Gerald Taylor and Wade Hill discuss the issue before voting. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video at the Bottom) In today’s meeting of the Fort Payne City Council, Ordinance