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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

PHOTO: Representative Mack Butler (R – Rainbow City) seeks to allow concealed-carry in many places across the state that currently prohibit it. (File Photo)  By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Several bills relating to gun rights have been filed

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com WASHINGTON, D.C. — Earlier today, Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. In his first speech as president, Trump echoed the promises made during almost a year of

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — In their first meeting of 2017, the DeKalb County Commission convened last Tuesday. The commission addressed the following items: Road Department: Road Maintenance Update (Tom Broyles, Road Department Superintendent) Auction of