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By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Kristy Gallagher) GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. — The Sylvania Rams picked up their first region win last Friday night after shutting out the Brindlee Mountain Lions, 63-0. The Rams began with a kickoff

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photo) WASHINGTON, D.C. — After a year of fundraising, two local bands had the honor of performing in Washington D.C. over the weekend. Around this time last year, the Geraldine and Sylvania bands surprised DeKalb

By Staff Reports (Submitted Photo) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Incumbent DeKalb County Commissioner DeWitt Jackson is announcing his re-election bid to the DeKalb County Commission. Mr. Jackson was first elected in 2002 and has served since that time. He and his

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photos by Zach Hester) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — All seven high school marching bands in DeKalb County set upon Fort Payne’s Wildcat Stadium on Sunday afternoon to take the field in exhibition. The exhibition, where bands

By Zach Hester, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) announced the 50 schools across the state that will be recognized for their achievement in showing the most improvement in last year’s 3rd grade

By Marla Jones Reporter marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held their regular monthly meeting on August 16, 2018. At the workshop, the Board were updated by Kyle Keith and Todd Smith of Schneider Electric regarding

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Rainsville native Lester Black has announced his campaign for DeKalb County Commission, District 4. Black is a lifetime Republican and active member of the Rainsville Community. Graduating Plainview High School in 1972, Black attended

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, Ala. — For my seventh stop on this season of Inside The Huddle, I was able to return to my old stomping grounds and visit with my alma mater, the Sylvania Rams! I

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 Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held their regular meeting on June 25, 2018. During the work session, safety was the main concern.  Chris Hairston of the Central Office, addressed the need for