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DeKalb’s Red Wave

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photos by Zach Hester)  DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — In spite of a long evening of election returns at the national level, the night was short for results in DeKalb County as a red wave overtook

Ballot Box Breakdown

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Voters in DeKalb County and across the nation will head the polls to cast their ballot on Tuesday, November 6. As we inch closer and closer to Election Day 2018,

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 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

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: Republican candidate for DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden addressing a crowd in Henagar last night. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — Valley Head Police Chief Nick Welden is announcing today that

PHOTO: Valley Head Police Chief Nick Welden addresses the DeKalb County Chiefs of Police Association at Kelly’s Kitchen yesterday. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Yesterday, the DeKalb County Chiefs of Police Association

PHOTO: Republican Lester Black addresses his challenge of Michael Edmondson’s appearance on the Republican ballot for DeKalb County Sheriff. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Scroll down for Video) At this morning’s meeting of

PHOTO: The Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force has declared today (January 11, 2018) “Alabama Human Trafficking Awareness Day” and released facts and “Red Flags” to help law enforcement and the public spot victims of this terrible criminal industry. (EndItAlabama.org ) By