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By Staff Reports (Submitted Photo) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Incumbent DeKalb County Commissioner DeWitt Jackson is announcing his re-election bid to the DeKalb County Commission. Mr. Jackson was first elected in 2002 and has served since that time. He and his

By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office announced a new mobile app available for download in the Google Play Store and Apple App Store on July 31, 2018. The app is free for users to download

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Twenty-six local athletes received All-County Softball Honors. Plainview: Bailey Smart (Overall MVP), Kenzi Traylor (County MVP), Krimson Kidd, Ava Jacobs, Elaine Puckett, Kennedi Traylor Collinsville: Brittany Rivera (County MVP), Abbigale Ford, Caroline Brannon, Courtney

By Zach Hester, Reporter FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) At today’s regularly scheduled meeting of the DeKalb County Commission, reports on the road department, sheriff’s office and community organizations were heard. The first item of business was a maintenance report

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: Bradley DaKota Bell (far left) and Jennifer Lawson (middle left) were charged on Thursday in connection to a kidnapping and assault in Ider. Deputies also found a stolen vehicle during the investigation. Billy Helton (middle right) and Hannah Kessler (far

PHOTO: Three Republican candidates have filed qualifying paperwork to run on the ballot in 2018 for Circuit Judge, Place 2: (Left to Right) Andrew Hairston, Scott Lloyd, and Jeff McCurdy. By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Andrew Hairston,

(File Photo)  By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: At approximately 9:17 yesterday, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received a call from 911 about a house fire with a possible person inside the residence,

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

PHOTO: The Rainsville City Council as they begin their meeting on Monday. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday. The meeting was called to