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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

Stamp Out Hunger

By Zach Hester, Reporter DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — For more than twenty years, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) has had an annual food drive on the second Saturday of May that stretches from one end of the nation to the

(Fort Payne Police Department | Fort Payne 911) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. – Fort Payne 911, in conjunction with the Fort Payne Police Department, will be collecting cases of water to take to the Jacksonville first responders for distribution to

PHOTO: The Prisoner of War/Missing in Action and American Flags raised Friday by Fort Payne High School JROTC over Patriot’s Park. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) Contributed by Tyler Wilkes, DeKalb County Revenue Commissioner FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Scroll Down for Paver

PHOTO: On Wednesday, the Roy Moore campaign filed a, “cease and desist” letter regarding ads being ran by Highway 31 PAC; a liberal group that utilizes a federal loophole to avoid disclosing donors. (Tyler Pruett, Southern Torch | Highway 31 PAC,

By Zachary Hester, Art Director RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Every year when the Christmas season approaches, we immediately think of the many things we want on our lists. However, for the past three years, after much conviction, a way to help

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MENTONE, Ala. — Since November 9, local firefighters have been working non-stop to contain multiple blazes on Lookout Mountain. Much of this battle is being waged by the North Lookout Mountain Fire Protection District

Featured image: Almost 500 residents recently turned out to attend the ceremonial lighting of the new marquee at the historic Cricket Theatre in Collinsville. By Joseph M. Morgan Editor and Publisher joseph@southerntorch.com Editor’s note: Portions of the article below originally appeared in

By Karah Wilson karah@southerntorch.com DEKALB CO., Ala.—Christmas holds many different meanings and traditions to people all around the world. It is the season for giving, and receiving, but most people celebrate Christmas as the birth of Jesus Christ. In the

Christmas Magic

By Staff Reports DEKALB CO., Ala.—Christmas is a magical time for children. They can not wait for Santa to arrive with their presents. Sadly, some children in the Dekalb County area will not have anything under the tree this Christmas.