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By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photos by Zach Hester) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — All seven high school marching bands in DeKalb County set upon Fort Payne’s Wildcat Stadium on Sunday afternoon to take the field in exhibition. The exhibition, where bands

By Zach Hester, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) announced the 50 schools across the state that will be recognized for their achievement in showing the most improvement in last year’s 3rd grade

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 RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Rainsville native Lester Black has announced his campaign for DeKalb County Commission, District 4. Black is a lifetime Republican and active member of the Rainsville Community. Graduating Plainview High School in 1972, Black attended

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held their regular meeting on June 25, 2018. During the work session, safety was the main concern.  Chris Hairston of the Central Office, addressed the need for

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — This week’s Spotlight on Coaches is shining on Paul Benefield, Head Coach for the Fyffe Red Devils Varsity Football Team! Benefield is a Fyffe High School alumni and received his degree from Jacksonville

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — What better way to kick off my third season of “Inside the Huddle” than with a visit with the Fyffe Red Devil football team? Coach Benefield and his staff are

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — Two Fyffe Red Devils will represent DeKalb County as they cheer on the Jacksonville State University Gamecocks in their upcoming season. Isabelle Blackwell and Dakota Dalton are shown above as they sign their

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Twenty-six local athletes received All-County Softball Honors. Plainview: Bailey Smart (Overall MVP), Kenzi Traylor (County MVP), Krimson Kidd, Ava Jacobs, Elaine Puckett, Kennedi Traylor Collinsville: Brittany Rivera (County MVP), Abbigale Ford, Caroline Brannon, Courtney

PHOTO: Dr. Lewis was named Vice President of MASA just last year. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, DeKalb County lost a friend, a family doctor, and a good Christian