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By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held their regularly scheduled meeting on April 18, 2019. The Board and Collinsville educators presented Andrea Wainwright with the Alabama

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Tuesday, DeKalb County Board of Education member Mark Richards announced that he would not seek a fourth term in 2020. Richards’ district covers both Geraldine and Fyffe schools. 

By Marla Jones,Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com Pictured (L to R): Carol Hiett, Robert Elliot, Mark Richards, Monty Darwin, Dr. Eric Mackey, Dr. Jason Barnett and Randy Peppers. RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Thursday, the DeKalb County Board of Education and Superintendent

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The Dekalb County Board of Education met November 29, 2018. After the approval of minutes from last session and a 2017, an audit presentation by Cade

By Marla Jones Reporter marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held their regular monthly meeting on August 16, 2018. At the workshop, the Board were updated by Kyle Keith and Todd Smith of Schneider Electric regarding

By Staff Reports In partnership with We’ve Got Your Back, Fort Payne Pediatrics is sponsoring for their second year, Operation Back to School! It’s a fundraiser designed to help DeKalb County children who are currently in DHR custody. This fundraiser

By Marla Jones, Reporter FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Saturday, May 12, 2018 the DeKalb County Republican Party held its regularly scheduled breakfast at Western Sizzlin in Fort Payne. Alabama’s 54th Governor, Kay Ivey made a stop on her campaign tour,

By Zach Hester, Reporter MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Joe Burke, vice president and dean of instruction at Northeast Alabama Community College, will move to become the new interim president of Calhoun Community College. Burke has served in both his positions for 11

Thank Your Teachers!

PHOTO: (Southern Torch) By Zach Hester, Reporter DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — It seems like every day or week, we simply pass over another *insert job/person here* week without so much as a glance. As we celebrate our teachers this week, just know

PHOTO: DeKalb County Board of Education Member Mark Richards urges citizens to vote to renew the educational tax renewals on the June 5th ballot. (DeKalb County Schools) Contributed by Mark Richards, DeKalb County Board of Education RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On June