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By Amy Thrash • amy@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Incumbent DeKalb County Commissioner Chris Kuykendall defeated Fort Payne’s building maintenance supervisor Tony “Buck” Keef after the lone Commission race on Tuesday’s ballot came to a halt. DeKalb County Commission District

By Marla Jones, Reporter CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ala. — Officials were called to a possible drowning at Martha’s Falls in the Little River Canyon National Preserve. At approximately 1:30pm on Saturday, May 12, a 14-year-old youth went under the water and

Check out these upcoming events in the DeKalb County area! To have your event placed in our community section or here online in next week’s post: please send your events to zach@southerntorch.com. Every Monday, By His Hand Outreach Ministry —

PHOTO: DeKalb County Board of Education Member Mark Richards urges citizens to vote to renew the educational tax renewals on the June 5th ballot. (DeKalb County Schools) Contributed by Mark Richards, DeKalb County Board of Education RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On June

PHOTO: (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: Between the dates of April 10 and April 12, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Investigators, Deputies alongside the DeKalb County Drug Task Force executed distribution of

PHOTO: Former DeKalb County Superintendent John Richard Land, age 76 of Rainsville, passed away last Friday. Land served from June 1997 until June 2001. (Contributed Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Friday, DeKalb County lost a

(File Photo) By Staff Reports  RAINSVILLE, Ala. — According to DeKalb County Schools, a Snapchat threat was investigated late last night, but turned out to be related to Clovis High School in New Mexico. The student in question was arrested

PHOTO: (Todd Greeson for DeKalb County Circuit Clerk) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Republican candidate Todd Greeson kicked off his campaign for DeKalb County Circuit Clerk March 8th 2018 at the Coal and Iron Building in Fort Payne. The event

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor ELECTRIC, Ala. — The Fort Payne Weightlifting Team showed what they were made of with a clean sweep at the State Weightlifting meet held recently at Elmore County High School. The Wildcats were named the 6A

  By Staff Reports ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. — Rainsville native, Ralph Burke announced his plans to run for House of Representatives, District 28.  Below you find his official press release: Today, I am announcing my candidacy for the Alabama House