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By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — At this week’s meeting of the DeKalb County Commission, it was announced that the Kilpatrick community would see some updates to their roads. Lucas Blankenship of Top of Alabama Regional

By Marla Jones,Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission honored retiring Judge Randall Cole at their regular meeting this week. At the time of him leaving officer, Cole was the longest-serving judge in the entire

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission met on Tuesday, December 11 for their last regularly scheduled meeting of 2018. It will be the Commission’s only meeting this month due to

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The Rainsville Planning Commission met on Monday, October 29 to discuss the new subdivision regulations for the City of Rainsville. In the absence of Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt, Councilmember

PHOTO: June Brewer was honored by the DeKalb County Commission on her retirement from The Council on Aging on Tuesday. The council helps provide a link to essential services for DeKalb County’s senior citizens. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler

PHOTO: (From Left to Right) TARCOG Executive Director Nancy Robertson, Alabama Speaker of the House Mac McCutcheon (R – Huntsville), Helen Carter, James O’Neal, Sen. Steve Livingston (R – Scottsboro), Philip Anderson, Nancy Griggs, and Ken Baldwin after the award was

PHOTO: Falguni Patel, who serves as a Principle Planner for TARCOG, discusses the grant with the DeKalb County Commission. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video at the Bottom) To

PHOTO: Councilmen Marshall Stiefel and Derek Rosson go over the long-term strategy with TARCOG representative Kevin Bernard. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Kevin Bernard, a city planning expert from the Top of

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Video Below) On Monday, December 19 the Rainsville City Council convened for the final workshop and meeting of 2016. Before the meeting, the mayor, city council, and citizens met with Kevin Bernard, of TARCOG, to

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala — City planning experts from the Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments (TARCOG) will meet with residents from Rainsville tonight to get feedback and opinions about how to improve the city