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A Queen Is Coronated

By Eloise Smith, General Manager (Photo by Amy Thrash) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The Southern Torch family is proud to announce the appointment of Marla Jones as its new Managing Editor. Marla has been a proud member of the Southern Torch

STATE CHAMPIONS

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com AUBURN, Ala. — The Fyffe Red Devils defeated the Luverne Tigers, 21-19 to claim the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) Class 2A State Title.   The first quarter of the game was a

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video on our Facebook) Southern Torch was pleased to welcome Congressman Robert Aderholt to our office on Monday for a brief interview before his campaign stop at the Tom Bevill

So Close…

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) PISGAH, Ala. — For the first time in thirty years, the Pisgah Eagles defeated the Plainview Bears, 18-17. The first quarter was a back and forth battle with neither team

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — The Collinsville Panthers shutout the Cedar Bluff Tigers, 31-0 on Friday night. Jason Perez put the Panthers on the board first with a Cedar Bluff interception that

Homecoming Victory

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) GERALDINE, Ala. — The Geraldine Bulldogs celebrated Homecoming with a 28-7 region win over Susan Moore and were crowned the Class 3A, Region 7 champions. With 2:59 remaining in the

Jones Votes No

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Doug Jones | US Senate) WASHINGTON, D.C. — After months of deliberation, Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed to the Supreme Court of the United States. Doug Jones, one of just two Democrats that

Dogs Cage the Eagles

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) PISGAH, Ala. — The Geraldine Bulldogs defeated the Pisgah Eagles, 28-12 on Friday night. With 2:39 remaining in the first quarter, Andrew Hall stampeded into the endzone for the

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) BOAZ, Ala. — The Crossville Lions travelled to take on the Boaz Pirates in region play on Friday night. Boaz defeated Crossville, 35-3.  The Crossville Lions stood toe to

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Kristy Gallagher) GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Fort Payne native Evan McPherson has been named SEC Freshman of the Week. The Florida Gators kicker was named as Freshman of the Week after his team’s