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By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: On June 30th, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received a tip about a possible murder that happened approximately 2 months ago. When Deputies went to a residence on Road

By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office want to let the citizens of DeKalb County know that the rumors circulating on social media are just that a rumor. There has only

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,

(File Photo) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — According to Rainsville Police Chief Kevin Smith: On 3 May 2018 I received complaints that a new phone scam was occurring in the Rainsville area. The victims have received phone calls from

PHOTO: (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: Between the dates of April 10 and April 12, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Investigators, Deputies alongside the DeKalb County Drug Task Force executed distribution of

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Scroll down for full video of the 2018 Southern Torch DeKalb County Candidates Forum; broken down by individual races! For DeKalb County Board of Education, Place 3, Incumbent Jeff Williams answers questions with opponent

Man Arrested for Rape

PHOTO: Junior Pascual Pedro, 20 of Kilpatrick, came into sexual contact with two female juveniles in the past three months. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: On April 11th, the DeKalb County

(File Photo) By Staff Reports  RAINSVILLE, Ala. — According to DeKalb County Schools, a Snapchat threat was investigated late last night, but turned out to be related to Clovis High School in New Mexico. The student in question was arrested

PHOTO: Brian and Melody Graden (43 and 45 of Section) were arrested on charges of Negligent Homicide and 4 counts each of failing to vaccinate the animals involved in the December 7th, 2017 attack that killed Emily Colvin. (Jackson County

PHOTO: Michael Vincent Utech (27 of Scottsboro) and Charles David Carter (37 of Gurley) were arrested on suspicion of committing a carjacking in Jackson County on Monday. (Jackson County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office: On April