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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: The City of Fort Payne has started a petition drive for state assistance in demolishing the old DeKalb General Hospital. The presence of toxic mold and asbestos makes the building unusable and the cleanup costly. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch)

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

PHOTO: Tickets are being sold by the North Lookout Mountain Fire Protection District for a grocery shopping spree at PriceLess IGA in Fort Payne! (File Photo | U.S. Forestry Service) By Staff Reports  MENTONE, Ala. – How many grocery shopping carts

PHOTO:  A portion of County Road 255 in Adamsburg, was plowed up and replaced with treated base material earlier today. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) In Tuesday’s (May

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On October14, 2016 at 1:45 a.m., sweet little Nora Rose Malone entered this world weighing 6-pounds and measuring nineteen inches. Proud parents Jacob and Katie Malone was blessed beyond measure.   Katie

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — One responsibility facing each municipal government every year is deciding upon a budget for their prospective cities. This helps ensure that each program receives necessary funding to maintain operations throughout the

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission has agreed to delay the imposition of a fee on the cities for prisoners housed in the DeKalb County Jail. The cities and county have been

PHOTO: Northeast Student Veterans Association (NSVA) officers present the $2,300 check to the Northeast Alabama Marine Corps League.  Pictured left to right: James Levison (NSVA Historian); Dakota Wertz (NSVA member); William Davis (NSVA Vice President); Sheila Hairston, Jennifer Brown, and Holly