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By Marla Jones • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Tuesday night, DeKalb County voters cast ballots for two different races for the DeKalb County Board of Education. In one of the closest races ever, Carol Hiett, Arlan “Monk” Blevins,

PHOTO: Alabama Education Association (AEA) Executive Director Darryl Sinkfield recognizing Mary Jo Chandler for her service. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Video and Agenda at the Bottom) During the workshop portion of last

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

(File Photo) By Staff Reports  RAINSVILLE, Ala.— (Live Feed at the Bottom) The DeKalb County Board of Education meets for it’s first work session and meeting of 2018. The work session began at 4 pm, and the meeting starts 5 pm. Superintendent

PHOTO: District 3 DeKalb County Board of Education Member Jeff Williams has announced he will be seeking re-election in 2018. District 3 includes Plainview, Ruhama, and the DeKalb County Technology Center. (Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala — Yesterday,

PHOTO: The Fort Payne City Board of Education met on Thursday, July 21 for their monthly meeting. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video at the Bottom) To begin July’s regular meeting, The

PHOTO: The new physical location for DeKalb County School’s Virtual Academy (DVA), located off of Highway 75, between the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center and Hilltop Gas Station. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) Contributed by the DeKalb County Board of Education RAINSVILLE,

PHOTO: Dr. Jason Barnett and members of the DeKalb County Board of Education discuss an effort to find a new home for the system’s buses towards the end of the meeting. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor 

PHOTO:  The DeKalb County Board of Education and Superintendent Jason Barnett discuss the possibility of purchasing a new special needs bus. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com (Full Video at the bottom) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — At last

PHOTO: Pending approval by the Water Board and DeKalb County Board of Education at the first of the year, the county buses will be able to stay in Fort Payne for another 18 months. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By