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By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — According to the Alabama Department of Transportation, motorists should be advised that work will begin this week to replace the one-lane bridge over Town Creek on Chavies

Submitted by Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that contractor Miller and Miller will begin work next week to replace the one-lane bridge over Town Creek on Chavies Road in Rainsville with a

PHOTO: DeKalb County superintendent, board members, and employees with the new buses! Pictured: Dewayne White-Shop Foreman, Jason Mayfield-Chief of Staff, Matt Sharp-Board Member, Dr. Jason Barnett-Superintendent, Mark Richards-Board Member, Dr. Keith Atchley-Transportation Supervisor, Brian Thomas-Assistant Superintendent. Board Members not pictured: Jeff Williams-Chairman,

PHOTO: The Fort Payne City Council discussed the possibility of rerouting trucks that pass down Gault Ave.(Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Most Fort Payne citizens could agree that traffic has long since

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor (Correction from Print: This article was mistakenly listed as written by “Marla Jones, Sports Editor” in our print edition.) tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — In the past few months, the DeKalb County Board of Education has

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala.— By a 105 to 0 margin, the Alabama House on Tuesday passed a $6.3 billion Education Trust Fund (ETF) budget that includes a teacher pay raise, decreases classroom sizes and provides significant investments

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala.— Governor Robert Bentley on Friday announced that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted November unemployment rate is 6.0% statewide and 5.7% in DeKalb County. “We are coming closer and closer to hitting that golden wage