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By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photos by Zach Hester) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — All seven high school marching bands in DeKalb County set upon Fort Payne’s Wildcat Stadium on Sunday afternoon to take the field in exhibition. The exhibition, where bands

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

Friday Football Fever

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Soon the stands will be filled with expectant fans ready for their team to take on the field for the first football games of the 2018 season. Some teams will

John Merrill and his wife, Cindy, made a campaign stop on Tuesday, August 14 at the Coal and Iron Building. (Submitted Photo) By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video of our interview on Facebook) Alabama Secretary

Contributed by The Young Republicans of Northeast Alabama SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — The Young Republicans of Northeast Alabama are excited to announce the seating of new leadership on their Executive Board. Dylan Smith and Lewis Pitchford will serve as Chairman and Vice

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 Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The World’s Longest Yard Sale will make its way back to DeKalb County next Thursday, August 2 and last until Sunday, August 5. The sale begins each year on the first

PHOTO: (Submitted Photos) By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, Ala. — Sylvania parents are voicing concerns regarding asbestos being found in the floor after a leak occurred a few weeks ago at Sylvania High School. Asbestos, if disturbed, is

Photo: DeKalb County Commission President Ricky Harcrow proudly displays a check received from the State to aid in road projects. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The DeKalb County

(Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Technology Center in Rainsville has won the 2018 Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) James E. Bottoms Pacesetter Award. The technology center was nominated by the state coordinator and by