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By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Middle School Robotics teams pass on to the FIRST Lego League State Championship on March 2, 2019.  The 5th grade team, High Voltage, won the Core Values award at their

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — As a network provider under the American Medical Response’s contract with FEMA, the DeKalb Ambulance Service is responding to the request to provide assistance to those affected by Hurricane Michael in the Gulf Region.

Photo: DeKalb County Commission President Ricky Harcrow proudly displays a check received from the State to aid in road projects. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The DeKalb County

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — This week’s Spotlight on Coaches is shining on Paul Benefield, Head Coach for the Fyffe Red Devils Varsity Football Team! Benefield is a Fyffe High School alumni and received his degree from Jacksonville

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. — At the 80th Annual Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) State Golf Championship, held at the Robert Trent Jones – Shoals Golf Club, Muscle Shoals totaled 8-over 296 on Monday, May 14

PHOTO: James Payton of Ladd Environmental addresses the council regarding a project to extend sewer to the Terrapin Hills area. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video of the Meeting at the Bottom) At

PHOTO: After a statewide gas tax fails, Montgomery comes up with a new bill to allow the tax to be enacted at the county level. (File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — While the gas tax bill

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Many citizens may look at the ballot tomorrow, and wonder, “just what are these amendments?” 14 amendments will appear on the ballot statewide, and Amendment One will appear on the DeKalb

High Falls after plenty of rain. (Photo by Tyler Pruett) By C. Campbell, Staff Writer cody@southerntorch.com GERALDINE, Ala. — High Falls Park in Geraldine will be hosting its annual Appreciation Day on Saturday, September 24. According to Wayne Wilson, one

Torch finalizes distribution agreements with Walmart, Walgreens and Dollar General From the Editor: By Joseph M. Morgan Editor and Publisher joseph@southerntorch.com Dear Readers, Last week Southern Torch reached an exciting social media milestone: 5,000 Likes on Facebook. I would like to