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By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — This week’s Spotlight on Coaches is shining on Heath Vincent, Head Coach for the Valley Head Tigers Varsity Football Team. Vincent lives in Hammondville and is an alumnus of Fort

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — For my third stop of Inside The Huddle, I went to Valley Head to watch the Tigers in action under the direction of new Head Coach Heath Vincent. Winners

By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: On June 30th, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received a tip about a possible murder that happened approximately 2 months ago. When Deputies went to a residence on Road

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

By Zach Hester • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Children’s Advocacy Center will host its 5th Annual Singing with the Stars on June 14 from 6pm to 9:30pm at the Northeast Alabama Community College Lyceum. This year’s

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Twenty-six local athletes received All-County Softball Honors. Plainview: Bailey Smart (Overall MVP), Kenzi Traylor (County MVP), Krimson Kidd, Ava Jacobs, Elaine Puckett, Kennedi Traylor Collinsville: Brittany Rivera (County MVP), Abbigale Ford, Caroline Brannon, Courtney

Accident Claims Life

By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com HENAGAR, Ala. — On Monday May 21, 2018, at approximately 1:17 p.m., the Henagar Police Department responded to a two-car accident at the intersection of Alabama Highway 40 & Alabama Highway 75 in Henagar. According

PHOTO: (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: During the week of May 7, 2018, DeKalb County investigators started looking into a possible sexual abuse case involving children under the age

PHOTO: The largest D.A.R.E. graduation to date in DeKalb County. (Facebook | Thomas Underwood) By Zach Hester, Reporter RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On May 16th, D.A.R.E. celebrated their largest graduation to date with 700 kids across all of DeKalb County’s schools graduating from the

By Marla Jones, Reporter RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education held its regularly scheduled meeting on May 15, 2018 at Plainview High School. During the meeting several groups were recognized for their accomplishments.  The winners from SkillsUSA and HOSA