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By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The DeKalb County Board of Education held their regular monthly meeting on July 24, 2018. In the work session of the meeting, Chairman of the Board, Jeff Williams stressed

PHOTO: Alabama Education Association (AEA) Executive Director Darryl Sinkfield recognizing Mary Jo Chandler for her service. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Video and Agenda at the Bottom) During the workshop portion of last

(File Photo) By Staff Reports  RAINSVILLE, Ala. — According to DeKalb County Schools, a Snapchat threat was investigated late last night, but turned out to be related to Clovis High School in New Mexico. The student in question was arrested

PHOTO: Surveillance footage of the suspect released by the Board of Education. (DeKalb County Schools) By Staff Reports   SYLVANIA, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Board of Education, the suspect who entered Sylvania High School is in custody. Fortunately,

PHOTO: A year ago, Crossville High School was designated a, “failing school” by the Alabama Department of Education. This year, they’ve rebounded off the list. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com CROSSVILLE, Ala. — At Thursday night’s

PHOTO: The DeKalb County Board of Education reviews documents related to an incident on a Crossville School Bus, in which the driver was suspended. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video at the

PHOTO: DeKalb County Schools will close at 11:15 am tomorrow due to the Hurricane and remained closed on Tuesday. Irma is expected to hit North Alabama late tomorrow. (File Photo) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — According to a release from Superintendent

PHOTO: DeKalb County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jason Barnett and Board Member Mark Richards hang out on Geraldine’s new bleachers. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com GERALDINE, Ala. — Friday night, as fans gather for the Geraldine season

PHOTO: The Sylvania Junior Beta Club present their winning competition for the board. The team won second place in the state competition and second place in the national competition in Orlando this year. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett,

PHOTO: Over the weekend, DeKalb County Schools was notified that the glasses that were purchased for viewing the eclipse were not, “sourced from a recommended manufacturer,” and were not recommended for use. Students will be able to view the eclipse via