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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

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,

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 Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, September 25. During the meeting, County Administrator Matt Sharp presented the Commission with their official 2018-19

By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video Below) At the May 22, 2018  meeting of the DeKalb County Commission, the Commission approved the resolution to make July 20-22, 2018 the Back to School Sales Tax Holiday. “Of course,

PHOTO: The DeKalb County Commission reviews bids for paving materials at today’s (September 12th) commission meeting. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) At today’s meeting of the DeKalb County Commission,

PHOTO: Falguni Patel, who serves as a Principle Planner for TARCOG, discusses the grant with the DeKalb County Commission. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video at the Bottom) To

PHOTO: The memorial to commemorate those that lost their lives, located at the DeKalb County Schools Coliseum in Rainsville. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — “The sixth item is that I’ve requested that

PHOTO: County Engineer Ben Luther provides information to the DeKalb County Commission on bids submitted for Surface Treatment. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Southern Torch tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission convened for it’s first meeting

PHOTO: Members of the DeKalb County Commission convene for their last meeting of February 2017. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — In a short meeting earlier today (Tuesday, February 28), the DeKalb County