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PHOTO: Alabama Education Association (AEA) Executive Director Darryl Sinkfield recognizing Mary Jo Chandler for her service. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Video and Agenda at the Bottom) During the workshop portion of last

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

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com VALLEY HEAD, Ala.— Shaw Industries Group Inc. announced this week that the company will be closing its Valley Head plant, displacing 183 DeKalb County jobs. Company representatives said Shaw will plan to consolidate production from