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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 Staff Reports  DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office wants to warn the citizens of the county about several different scams that are going around. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office has already received

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

The Finish Line

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Voters across DeKalb County and the whole state of Alabama will head to the polls next Tuesday, June 5, to vote in several statewide and local races. For the first time in

Hope in the Storm

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — “But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and

Ballot Box Breakdown

PHOTO: (Zach Hester | Southern Torch) By Zach Hester, Reporter DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Voters across Alabama will head to the polls on June 5 to vote in the primary races of statewide and local candidates in either the Democratic or Republican

PHOTO: (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: On April 24, the DeKalb County Drug Task Force agents conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of County Road 155 and County Road 814

Be Aware of Scams

PHOTO: (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office wants everyone to exercise caution this Spring as we approach this season when scams are underway. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s

#JSUStrong

PHOTO: After devastating tornadoes ravaged the university, the Northeast corner of Alabama is uniting to help rebuild this college town. (All photos courtesy of DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Marla Jones, Reporter JACKSONVILLE, Ala. — After a set of devastating storms on Monday

PHOTO: Cole Joseph Barnes, 21 of Sylvania, was arrested at his residence on Blue Pond Boulevard in Sylvania after entering Sylvania High School. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala.— According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: At approximately