Tag "DeKalb County Commission"

By Marla Jones,Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission honored retiring Judge Randall Cole at their regular meeting this week. At the time of him leaving officer, Cole was the longest-serving judge in the entire

By Marla Jones,Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission held their first meeting of the new year on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. In the absence of Commission President Ricky Harcrow, President Pro-Tem Chris Kuykendall conducted

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission met on Tuesday, December 11 for their last regularly scheduled meeting of 2018. It will be the Commission’s only meeting this month due to

Damage in District 1

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Several social media sites have been flooded with pictures of automobiles that have received damage due to an asphalt sealer that was applied to County Roads 141, 140, and 137. According to

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, November 27. Emily McCamy of the Council on Aging requested the hiring of Joyce Revelitz as

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photos by Amy Thrash) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full LIVE Video on our Facebook) The DeKalb County Commission welcomed a brand new commissioner at their organizational meeting on Wednesday, November 14. Lester Black, who defeated District

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Tuesday night, the DeKalb County Republican Party held their regular meeting to elect new County Party Officers. The party elected the following people as the 2019-20 officers: David Gulledge (Chairman), D.L.

DeKalb’s Red Wave

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photos by Zach Hester)  DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — In spite of a long evening of election returns at the national level, the night was short for results in DeKalb County as a red wave overtook

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Janice Luther) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full LIVE Video on our Facebook) The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, October 23 at the DeKalb County Activities Building. The

Ballot Box Breakdown

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Voters in DeKalb County and across the nation will head the polls to cast their ballot on Tuesday, November 6. As we inch closer and closer to Election Day 2018,