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DeKalb’s Red Wave

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photos by Zach Hester)  DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — In spite of a long evening of election returns at the national level, the night was short for results in DeKalb County as a red wave overtook

Ballot Box Breakdown

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Voters in DeKalb County and across the nation will head the polls to cast their ballot on Tuesday, November 6. As we inch closer and closer to Election Day 2018,

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Many people are commenting on a recent video with audio posted on Facebook regarding the DeKalb County Sheriff’s race. The audio is a segment of a conversation between a Sheriff office

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 • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — After a very close and hard fought race, former Valley Head Police Chief Nick Welden won the Republican nomination for DeKalb County Sheriff over Chief Deputy Michael Edmondson. Welden began his

PHOTO: Former Democratic State Representative and State Senator John Baker issued a statement formally announcing his platform for DeKalb County Sheriff in 2018. Baker will face the winner of the Republican Primary in the General Election in November. (Contributed Photo) By Staff

PHOTO: John Baker at Doug Jones’ rally late last year in Fyffe. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Yesterday was the final day for both the local Democratic and Republican Parties to