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By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photos by Amy Thrash) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full LIVE Video on our Facebook) The DeKalb County Commission welcomed a brand new commissioner at their organizational meeting on Wednesday, November 14. Lester Black, who defeated District

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video on our Facebook) Southern Torch was pleased to welcome Congressman Robert Aderholt to our office on Monday for a brief interview before his campaign stop at the Tom Bevill

The Votes Are In

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — As we close the primary season after six grueling weeks leading up to the runoff elections, residents and candidates of DeKalb County and the entire state of Alabama can rest easy now

By Staff Reports MONTGOMERY, Ala. — DeKalb County Commission President Ricky Harcrow has been elected Chairman of the Board of Director of County Risk Services Inc. (CRS), a non-profit corporation that will provide administrative and support services for Alabama’s county

PHOTO: (National Day of Prayer)  By Zach Hester, Reporter Droves upon droves of men and women of faith will come together today in honor of 2018’s National Day of Prayer. Every president since Harry Truman has signed a proclamation declaring the first

PHOTO: (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — DeKalb County Commission President Ricky Harcrow is announcing his candidacy for reelection. Mr. Harcrow is a resident of Ider and grew up in Rainsville. He has been married

PHOTO: Early this morning, President Trump tweeted his full support for Roy Moore for U.S. Senate, and called Doug Jones a “Pelosi/Schumer Puppet. (Gage Skidmore, Flickr | Tyler Pruett, Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com WASHINGTON, D.C. — Early

PHOTO: A local hosiery mill recently added 442 jobs as part of Walmart’s effort to buy more American manufactured goods.  By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Recently, a Fort Payne sock mill signed a deal with the Walmart

(Photo: Wikimedia Commons) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Earlier today, University of Alabama President Stuart Bell released a statement on the recent Executive Order, which bars citizens of seven countries from entering the United States for

PHOTO: The DeKalb County Commission presented the 2016 Fyffe High School Football and Cheerleading teams with resolutions in recognition for winning both state championships. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch)  By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The DeKalb County