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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

By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: On today’s date the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office has learned of a new scam that is going around. In this scam they will call a person from a

PHOTO: Unemployment in the State of Alabama decreased by .4 percent during the month of March. (Office of Governor Kay Ivey) By Staff Reports  MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Governor Kay Ivey announced earlier this week that the .4 percent decrease in Alabama’s unemployment rate

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Earlier this week, Alabama Senate Republicans passed a tax reform bill that is hoped to significantly reduce the taxes paid by tens of thousands of Alabama families who have a household

PHOTO: A Grove Oak man was arrested at a business in Leesburg on Tuesday for attempting to use counterfeit money. (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports LEESBURG, Ala. — Leesburg Police Officer Jimmy Deberry and Sheriff’s Office Investigators Shawn Rogers

PHOTO: The new location is located on Highway 35 in Rainsville, across from the Package store. (Amy Thrash | Southern Torch) By C. Campbell, Staff Writer cody@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — This past week, Liberty Tax Service officially opened up another

PHOTO: Faculty and students at Collinsville High School raise funds to bring back the CHS Marching Band. (Tanya Ford | Collinsville High School) By C. Campbell, Staff Writer cody@southerntorch.com COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — On Friday nights across Alabama, few sounds resonate as

Featured image: Mine-Resistant Armored Protected Vehicles (MRAPS) being shipped for duty around the globe. Similar vehicles painted white and marked “U.N.” caused an internet stir late last week when seen in Virginia. By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com For those

Theft reportedly well-planned, efficiently executed By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com IDER, Ala.—Police are still investigating a break-in and theft that occurred at Ider Discount Drugs at 10705 Alabama Highway 75 in Ider sometime in the early morning hours on Tuesday

By Karah Wilson karah@southerntorch.com DEKALB CO., Ala.—One of the biggest New Year’s traditions is making a New Year’s resolution. Some of us may make the same ones each year because they were easily broken, or you may make new ones