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(File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Emergency Management Agency, the “Emergency Mock Event” for next week has been cancelled due to the Influenza Emergency and the potential for winter weather

(File Photo) By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Update: This event was cancelled on Friday, January 12th due to the potential for Winter Weather during time frame of the drill and the ongoing flu emergency.) According to a statement

(File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — According to Superintendent Dr. Jason Barnett, DeKalb Co. Schools will be closed today due to icy conditions. Fort Payne City Schools and Cornerstone Christian Academy will also be closed due

(File Photo) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — According to DeKalb County Schools, school will be delayed for 2 hours Wednesday through Friday (January 3rd – 5th) due to, “extreme cold temperatures.” Superintendent Dr. Jason Barnett released a statement shortly before

PHOTO: The Varsity Boys and Girls Brackets for the 2017 Sand Mountain Tournament. See below for the JV Schedule. By Marla Jones, Sports Editor  marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The 2017 Sand Mountain Tournament will be held at Crossville this year, and

PHOTO: Board Member Mark Richards discusses the situation at the pickup line at Geraldine School. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. – (Video at the Bottom) To begin the workshop, Carol Hiett, who is in charge

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: On the morning of Monday, November 13th the DeKalb County Sheriff’s School Resource Officer was called to a possible burglary at Fyffe School. When the SRO

PHOTO: Stephen Cochran of Howard Technology Solutions updates the Board on the network upgrades during the work session. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Video and Employee actions at the bottom) As part of the work

PHOTO: The Plainview Bears celebrate their region championship win over the Sylvania Rams, 13 – 3. (Kristy Gallagher | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Friday night, the Plainview Bears defeated the Class 3A,

PHOTO: Both Geraldine and Sylvania’s marching bands will be performing at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on October 7, 2018! (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB, Ala. — After years of award-winning performances and bringing