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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 Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: The DeKalb County Drug and Major Crimes Unit, Deputies, Investigators and Fort Payne Police Department have been investigating several different individual over the past few months. On Friday afternoon,

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 • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — After a very close and hard fought race, former Valley Head Police Chief Nick Welden won the Republican nomination for DeKalb County Sheriff over Chief Deputy Michael Edmondson. Welden began his

The Finish Line

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Voters across DeKalb County and the whole state of Alabama will head to the polls next Tuesday, June 5, to vote in several statewide and local races. For the first time in

Ballot Box Breakdown

PHOTO: (Zach Hester | Southern Torch) By Zach Hester, Reporter DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Voters across Alabama will head to the polls on June 5 to vote in the primary races of statewide and local candidates in either the Democratic or Republican

PHOTO: (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: On April 24, the DeKalb County Drug Task Force agents conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of County Road 155 and County Road 814

PHOTO: Republican candidate for DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden addressing a crowd in Henagar last night. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — Valley Head Police Chief Nick Welden is announcing today that

PHOTO: Former Democratic State Representative and State Senator John Baker issued a statement formally announcing his platform for DeKalb County Sheriff in 2018. Baker will face the winner of the Republican Primary in the General Election in November. (Contributed Photo) By Staff

PHOTO: John Baker at Doug Jones’ rally late last year in Fyffe. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Yesterday was the final day for both the local Democratic and Republican Parties to