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By Zach Hester, Reporter RAINSVILLE, Ala. — As the world reels from a weeklong mourning of Hollywood icon Burt Reynolds, a local business is holding tight onto a small piece of history that they shared with the ‘Gunsmoke’ and ‘Smokey and

PHOTO: Dr. Lewis was named Vice President of MASA just last year. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, DeKalb County lost a friend, a family doctor, and a good Christian

Check out these upcoming events in the DeKalb County area! To have your event placed in our community section or here online in next week’s post: please send your events to zach@southerntorch.com. Every Wednesday, Parents of Addicted Loved Ones –

PHOTO: The beer coolers and wine selection at DeSoto Seafood and Brews, which recently opened in Fort Payne. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — In a 3-1 (1 Abstained) vote today, the Fort

PHOTO: Katina Blanchett discusses the proposed home to the crowd at a meeting of the Rainsville Zoning Board. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — At tonight’s meeting of the Rainsville Zoning Board, Katina Blanchett (Director) and Jordanna Rowley (Co-Director)

PHOTO: Markus Tibbett, aged 22 of Albertville, was arrested on suspicion of involvement with the recent theft of church A/C units. By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, investigators have continued to pursue

Contributed by Sonjia Pittman FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Summit is a faith based 12-month residential recovery and intensive discipleship program for women struggling with life controlling problems including drugs and alcohol. This ministry is a non-profit corporation established in

PHOTO: Brother Gary Hartline and members of the Rainsville Community Church recently returned from mission trips to both Uganda and Kentucky. (Gary Hartline) By C. Campbell, Staff Writer cody@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — In the Book of Acts, the followers of Christ

By Megan Blansit, Faith Contributor Hi friends! Happy New Year! I am very happy to be writing another article and want to share a store with you. Recently, when I was feeding my two outside dogs, the Holy Spirit started

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Tuesday, January 3, 2017 DeKalb County Investigators were canvassing the area due to recent thefts at local churches. A silver van matching the possible suspect vehicle was seen and investigators conducted a traffic