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By Marla Jones • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — After a very close and hard fought race, former Valley Head Police Chief Nick Welden won the Republican nomination for DeKalb County Sheriff over Chief Deputy Michael Edmondson. Welden began his

(File Photo) By Staff Reports  RAINSVILLE, Ala. — According to DeKalb County Schools, a Snapchat threat was investigated late last night, but turned out to be related to Clovis High School in New Mexico. The student in question was arrested

Be Aware of Scams

PHOTO: (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office wants everyone to exercise caution this Spring as we approach this season when scams are underway. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s


PHOTO: After devastating tornadoes ravaged the university, the Northeast corner of Alabama is uniting to help rebuild this college town. (All photos courtesy of DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Marla Jones, Reporter JACKSONVILLE, Ala. — After a set of devastating storms on Monday

PHOTO: Cole Joseph Barnes, 21 of Sylvania, was arrested at his residence on Blue Pond Boulevard in Sylvania after entering Sylvania High School. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala.— According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: At approximately

PHOTO: When investigators and deputies arrived on County Road 333 in Geraldine to conduct a search related to a human trafficking case, a large marijuana grow was found. Rex Tidmore (right), 59 of Geraldine, was arrested on several charges. Lea Meri Hearn (31

PHOTO: Jason Lee Driskill, 35 of Fort Payne and Tara Whitney Peacock, 30 of Henagar were arrested on Thursday night after being observed throwing narcotics out of a vehicle during a traffic stop. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According

PHOTO: Jason Brent Barclay, 44 of Boaz and Mark Shannon Amos, 43 of Crossville were arrested in Aroney/Rodentown community on drug charges after tips from the public. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb

PHOTO: Paul Mitchell Dwight Anderson, 23 of Albertville, was arrested on suspicion of vandalizing his neighbor’s house and vehicles in Henagar. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: Last Wednesday (November 22)

PHOTO: Jose Mora Garcia, 25 of Albertville was arrested on Sunday in the Kilpatrick area for drug-related offenses and for carrying a concealed weapon after narcotics and a pistol were found. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office)   By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. —