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Story & Photo by Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com PHOTO: Plainview High School’s marching band presented a patriotic show in the 2018 DeKalb County Band Exhibition last year. FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The marching bands of DeKalb County are preparing

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Northeast Alabama Community College Department of Music will present “All Is Calm, All Is Bright”, their Christmas concert for the 2018 holiday season on November 30 at 6pm in the Tom Bevill Lyceum on

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photos by Zach Hester) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — All seven high school marching bands in DeKalb County set upon Fort Payne’s Wildcat Stadium on Sunday afternoon to take the field in exhibition. The exhibition, where bands

Like Father, Like Son

PHOTO: Haggard will pay tribute to his late father at the DeKalb Theatre in Fort Payne on Friday, August 10. (Marty Haggard Music | Facebook) By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Marty Haggard, son of country

PHOTO: The Jacksonville State University Marching Southerners practice at Burgess-Snow Field where the benefit concert will be held this September. (Bill Wilson | The Anniston Star) By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com JACKSONVILLE, Ala. — Last April, a pair of devastating tornadoes

By Zach Hester • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Children’s Advocacy Center will host its 5th Annual Singing with the Stars on June 14 from 6pm to 9:30pm at the Northeast Alabama Community College Lyceum. This year’s

Stars Fell on Alabama

PHOTO: (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones & Zach Hester, Reporters FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Last week, Hollywood descended upon DeKalb County as widely known actor William Shatner arrived in Fort Payne ready to record with Alabama’s Jeff Cook. Both

PHOTO: The Fort Payne Guitar class conducts their rendition of, “R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A. lead by Director Chris Roberts. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) Earlier today, Fort Payne High School

PHOTO: Sign near the old Mentone Springs Hotel, showing festival-goers where to go at last year’s Colorfest. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) Contributed by John Dersham, Executive Director, DeKalb County Tourism  MENTONE, Ala. — A two-day celebration filled with free family

PHOTO: The second show in the “Discovery Series” will feature Hannah Wicklund and the Steppin’ Stones and local favorite Ryan Keef opening. (HannahWicklund.com | “Ryan Keef” Youtube) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. – GREAT WHITE productions, an entertainment promotions company