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PHOTO: Fort Payne City employee Tony ‘Buck’ Keef is challenging longtime District III County Commissioner Chris Kuykendall in the June 2018 Republican Primary. (Contributed Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.  — Tony ‘Buck’ Keef is challenging

(File Photo) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Scroll Down for Live Video) Watch Live as the Fort Payne City Council meets for their Tuesday, April 17th Meeting. Listed Agenda items from Today’s Meeting: Citizen Participation: – Jennifer McCurdy, Director of

(Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Scroll Down for Video) Watch Live as the Rainsville City Council meets for their Monday, April 16th meeting and workshop! The video will be available on YouTube immediately after

PHOTO: The beer coolers and wine selection at DeSoto Seafood and Brews, which recently opened in Fort Payne. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — In a 3-1 (1 Abstained) vote today, the Fort

(Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Hazel Haynes is a candidate for DeKalb County Board of Education, District Four. She is a graduate of Ider High School, Northeast Alabama Community College, and Jacksonville University with degrees in

PHOTO: Republican Lester Black addresses his challenge of Michael Edmondson’s appearance on the Republican ballot for DeKalb County Sheriff. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Scroll down for Video) At this morning’s meeting of

PHOTO: Candidate for DeKalb County Sheriff Michael Edmondson released a statement, accusing his opponent Nick Welden of trying to keep him off the Republican ballot. Welden responded this afternoon. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com

PHOTO: District 3 DeKalb County Board of Education Member Jeff Williams has announced he will be seeking re-election in 2018. District 3 includes Plainview, Ruhama, and the DeKalb County Technology Center. (Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala — Yesterday,

PHOTO: Centre Police Chief Kirk Blankenship and his family. Blankenship will be challenging Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver in the June 2018 Republican Primary. (Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports  CENTRE, Ala. — Announced right before Christmas, Centre Police Chief Kirk Blankenship will

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Live Video at the Bottom) The DeKalb County Republican Executive Committee convenes to discuss qualifying for both candidates and Committee members. Members must qualify to be elected to the committee for November 2018 –