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By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full LIVE Video on our Facebook) At Monday night’s meeting of the Rainsville City Council, Councilmember Bejan Taheri made the motion to suspend funding for the Rainsville Chamber of Commerce.

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: Beginning this fall, DeKalb County students interested in a career in law enforcement will be able to take Criminal Justice classes through the DeKalb

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council met on Monday, March 18. Mayor Pro Tem Ricky Byrum acted as Mayor in the absence of Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt.  At the workshop, Councilmember Marshall Stiefel

https://dailycaller.com/2019/02/06/cbs-sotu-trump-approval-viewers/?fbclid=IwAR3a5LLpGNuN3yFIYnrMwp6SjS9yGOlsbxP0vOwpuv0mmO-ZHYSm72dZBzk By Mike Brest, Reporter (Photo by Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images) CBS News released an instant poll that showed slightly over three-fourths of those who watched President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday night approved of what he said. Forty-three

By Marla Jones,Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Following the Southern Torch exclusive breaking story concerning misuse of funds at the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center (Ag Center), Councilmember Bejan Taheri confirmed that Ag Center Director Mike Sweat has been

https://dailycaller.com/2019/01/18/trump-doug-jones-border-wall/ By Chris White | Energy Reporter Democratic Sen. Doug Jones’s opposition to President Donald Trump’s wall is threatening to torpedo the Alabama lawmaker’s re-election bid in 2020, and Democrats in the state say he’s a “dead man walking.” Jones, who barely defeated Republican

https://dailycaller.com/2019/01/16/eight-house-dems-break-with-leadership/ By Kerry Pickett, Reporter (Photo by REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque) WASHINGTON—Eight House Democrats broke ranks with their leadership Wednesday when they voted against an amendment within disaster supplemental aid legislation that would deny funding for the border wall. The amendment passed

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held their regular meeting on June 25, 2018. During the work session, safety was the main concern.  Chris Hairston of the Central Office, addressed the need for

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the Fort Payne Police Department:  The Fort Payne Police Departments Detective Division continues to investigate leads on a home invasion that occurred on the west side of town on May 10, 2018. There

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PHOTO: (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports MONTGOMERY, Ala. — According to the Alabama Attorney General’s Office: Attorney General Steve Marshall announced the conviction of an inmate who was already in the DeKalb County jail and tried to arrange for