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By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Live Video on our Facebook) The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on September 17, 2018. The Council approved the $4.3 million proposed budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal

By Marla Jones, Reporter DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Video Below) The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, September 11. The Commission discussed the Boozer Bridge Land Agreement between the Commission and the City of Rainsville. In exchange

PHOTO: Rainsville Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt weighs-in on the situation regarding the condemnation of a right-of-way to replace Chavies Bridge. (File Photo) By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt and Council Member Derek Rosson requested a meeting to

PHOTO: County Administrator Matt Sharp discusses the 2018 Budget at Tuesday’s meeting of the DeKalb County Commission. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video at the Bottom) In yesterday’s meeting, the DeKalb County

(Friends of DeKalb County Animal Adoption Center) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Saturday, October 14, the Friends of DeKalb County Animal Adoption Center will hold their first annual “Run for Rescue,” 5K run/walk and 1

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: 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: Councilman Wade Hill discusses the city’s finances and funding long term projects at Tuesday’s Work Session. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) In a work session held earlier today

(File Photo) The following letter was submitted to the Southern Torch by Kim Lewis of 1006 Airport Rd West, Fort Payne, Alabama 35967.   To the Editor: Dead Dogs Walking Our county Shelter is facing an epidemic of unwanted dogs

PHOTO: The monument, located on the corner of 5th Street and Godfrey Ave, will allow for 15,000 pavers, and DeKalb County Revenue Commissioner Tyler Wilkes estimates roughly 2000 pavers will initially be installed. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By C.