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By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Rainsville native Lester Black has announced his campaign for DeKalb County Commission, District 4. Black is a lifetime Republican and active member of the Rainsville Community. Graduating Plainview High School in 1972, Black attended

By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video Below) At the May 22, 2018  meeting of the DeKalb County Commission, the Commission approved the resolution to make July 20-22, 2018 the Back to School Sales Tax Holiday. “Of course,

PHOTO: Fort Payne City employee Tony ‘Buck’ Keef is challenging longtime District III County Commissioner Chris Kuykendall in the June 2018 Republican Primary. (Contributed Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.  — Tony ‘Buck’ Keef is challenging

PHOTO: Tax Enforcement and Animal Cruelty investigator Clayburn Simpson discusses the new law’s implications at this morning’s meeting of the DeKalb County Commission. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Scroll down for

PHOTO: June Brewer was honored by the DeKalb County Commission on her retirement from The Council on Aging on Tuesday. The council helps provide a link to essential services for DeKalb County’s senior citizens. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler

PHOTO: (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — DeKalb County Commission President Ricky Harcrow is announcing his candidacy for reelection. Mr. Harcrow is a resident of Ider and grew up in Rainsville. He has been married

PHOTO: Incumbent Democrats DeWitt Jackson (County Commission, District 4) and Pam Simpson (DeKalb County Circuit Clerk) submit their qualifying paperwork. Susan Scott Hayes submitted her paperwork to challenge incumbent Republican Ronnie Osborn for Probate Judge. Jackson, Simpson, and Hayes are

PHOTO: County Commission President Ricky Harcrow discusses changing a polling location in Kilpatrick at 2018’s first meeting of the DeKalb County Commission. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) In

PHOTO: DeKalb County Engineer Ben Luther asks the commission to approve the vacation of several areas of county roads. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video at the Bottom) To begin

PHOTO: Commission President Ricky Harcrow discusses a resolution for The Council on Aging. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) The DeKalb County Commission convened on Tuesday, October 10th for their