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By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 10. DeKalb County Road Department Superintendent Tom Broyles said that the weather was cooperating and work was

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

By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video Below) At the May 22, 2018  meeting of the DeKalb County Commission, the Commission approved the resolution to make July 20-22, 2018 the Back to School Sales Tax Holiday. “Of course,

By Zach Hester, Reporter FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) At today’s regularly scheduled meeting of the DeKalb County Commission, reports on the road department, sheriff’s office and community organizations were heard. The first item of business was a maintenance report

PHOTO: Former DeKalb County Superintendent John Richard Land, age 76 of Rainsville, passed away last Friday. Land served from June 1997 until June 2001. (Contributed Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Friday, DeKalb County lost a

PHOTO: DeKalb County Commission President Ricky Harcrow discusses the “Stepping Up” Initiative, which seeks to better address mental health issues at the county level. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the

PHOTO: Falguni Patel, who serves as a Principle Planner for TARCOG, discusses the grant with the DeKalb County Commission. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video at the Bottom) To

PHOTO: DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris addresses the commission on the upgrades and Chief Jailer Jonathan Langley’s work to put it all together. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video Below) In Tuesday’s (May

PHOTO: The memorial to commemorate those that lost their lives, located at the DeKalb County Schools Coliseum in Rainsville. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — “The sixth item is that I’ve requested that

PHOTO: County Engineer Ben Luther provides information to the DeKalb County Commission on bids submitted for Surface Treatment. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Southern Torch tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission convened for it’s first meeting