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PHOTO: Toys for Tots Coordinator LaRue Hardinger and Marine Michael Freeman during a radio interview at WBSA 1300 AM with host Donna Feazell, to promote upcoming Marine Toys for Tots events in DeKalb County. (Contributed Photo | Northeast Alabama Marine Corps League) Contributed by LaRue Hardinger,

PHOTO: Jim Nabors of Trenton, GA (Past Sergeant At Arms); and Tony Goolesby of Sylvania (Sergeant At Arms) with the U.S. Army Flag, one of the six flags raised at the Mountain View Memory Gardens in Pine Ridge. (LaRue Hardinger | Northeast Alabama

PHOTO: This year, the Northeast Alabama Marine Corps league hopes to provide toys for approximately 800 DeKalb County children in need. (LaRue Hardinger | NE AL Marine Corps League) By C. Campbell, Staff Writer cody@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Out of

Featured image: Rainsville City Council approved ordinance for $1.97 million Monday night By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — By means of a roll call vote on the second reading, the Rainsville City Council voted to adopt an ordinance to

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — In a statement released earlier this week, Rainsville citizen Derek Rosson announced his candidacy for Rainsville City Council Place 5. The seat was left vacant by councilman Rodger Lingerfelt’s decision to run for mayor.

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.— Jonathan McConnell, a candidate for U.S. Senate, hosted a meet and greet at the Fort Payne Western Sizzlin’ at 6 p.m. Wednesday night. McConnell is a Mobile native, and a former Infantry officer

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com Because 2016 is a presidential election year and media coverage of the presidential race is so extensive, the importance of other races on the ballot—county, statewide, even other federal races—often becomes minimized and lost in the