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By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, September 25. During the meeting, County Administrator Matt Sharp presented the Commission with their official 2018-19

PHOTO: Alert graphic from the National Weather Service regarding today’s severe weather potential. (National Weather Service – Huntsville) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — About an hour ago, the National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for DeKalb County, Cherokee

PHOTO: The DeKalb County Commission reviews bids for paving materials at today’s (September 12th) commission meeting. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) At today’s meeting of the DeKalb County Commission,

PHOTO: A fire broke out late yesterday at a cottage at Nippersink Lodge near DeSoto Falls. Firefighters with the Mentone Fire Department, as well as the Valley Head and Hammondsville Fire Deparments responded to the call. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By

Staff Reports MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Governor Robert Bentley and Interim State Forester Gary Cole have lifted the statewide Drought Emergency ‘No Burn’ Order which has been in effect since early November. Officials with the Alabama Forestry Commission (AFC) say the state has received enough rainfall

Weathering the storm

By Diego Reynoso diego@southerntorch.com It’s that time again for me. I am here at chemo doing another round of treatment. It’s a typical Monday also. I had a very bad week on top of having to be here. Side effects