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By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Kristen Barnett) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Geraldine Bulldogs defeated the Plainview Bears, 48-6 on Friday night. Geraldine started their scoring frenzy with 5:00 remaining in the first quarter on a 3-yard

Story & Photo by Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com PHOTO: Plainview High School’s marching band presented a patriotic show in the 2018 DeKalb County Band Exhibition last year. FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The marching bands of DeKalb County are preparing

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full Video on our Facebook) The DeKalb County Board of Education held their regularly scheduled meeting on July 30, at the Facilities Building. The Board started the meeting with

All-Star Week

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Several DeKalb County & Fort Payne City athletes had the honor of being selected to play in the North-South All-Star week hosted by Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) in

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photo) GERALDINE, Ala. — State authorities have begun an investigation into an officer-involved shooting that occurred after a police chase began in Blount County and ended in DeKalb County.  According to Chief

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 DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Coaches from across DeKalb County recently gathered to make their selections for the 2018 All-County Football team. Fyffe senior runningback Payton Anderson was named the Player of the Year.  Junior

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 Amy Thrash, Reporter GERALDINE, Ala. -— The first annual Home Town Christmas Village will officially be open for guests this weekend! Scott and Carol Hawkins will ring in the holiday season with three special nights at 13875 County Road

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Kristy Gallagher) GERALDINE, Ala. — On Friday night, the Randolph County Tigers defeated the Geraldine Bulldogs 28-18 in the second round of the Class 3A Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA)