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PHOTO: (Submitted Photos) By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, Ala. — Sylvania parents are voicing concerns regarding asbestos being found in the floor after a leak occurred a few weeks ago at Sylvania High School. Asbestos, if disturbed, is

By Trevor Carson, Reporter SYLVANIA, Ala. — Sylvania student Alexis Stevens won fourth place in the state FFA public speaking competition. Stevens previously won first place at the district competition. “This is the highest that the school has ever gone,” said

Tossing Two Tassels

By Zach Hester, Reporter zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — As graduations across the nation happen around this time of year, outgoing high school seniors are looking forward to that moment when they get to move the tassel perched on their caps

PHOTO: Ivey signs his letter of intent with his brother, Steven, Coach Dustin Dalton, and Principal Westley King (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor SYLVANIA, Ala. — Alex Ivey signed with Gadsden State Community College on Tuesday, May

PHOTO: District 4 DeKalb County Board of Education Member Matt Sharp announces his bid for a second term. Sharp supports school security measures such as maintaining an School Resource Office (SRO) in each community with a school and arming trained

PHOTO: Cole Joseph Barnes, 21 of Sylvania, was arrested at his residence on Blue Pond Boulevard in Sylvania after entering Sylvania High School. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala.— According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: At approximately

PHOTO: Both Geraldine and Sylvania’s marching bands will be performing at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on October 7, 2018! (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB, Ala. — After years of award-winning performances and bringing

PHOTO: Sylvania citizen Monty Darwin declares run for DeKalb County Board of Education, District 4. (Contributed Photo | Monty Darwin) By Staff Reports  SYLVANIA, Ala. — Last week, Sylvania citizen Monty Darwin declared his candidacy for DeKalb County Board of Education, District

PHOTO: Kailee Johnson received a $1000.00 Bill Kirk Endowment scholarship from the National FFA Organization. (Contributed Photo | National FFA Organization) By Staff Reports SYLVANIA, Ala. — The National FFA Organization awarded a $1000.00 Bill Kirk Endowment scholarship to Kailee Johnson of

PHOTO: Coach Sam Graham with his wife and four daughters. (Contributed photo by Sam Graham)  By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, Ala. — Many times, you meet a person who gives you a whole new outlook on life. Coach Sam Graham