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Vaccines are not Required for School Attendance

Vaccines are not Required for School Attendance

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala--Assistant DeKalb County Board of Education Superintendent, Jennifer Williams addressed the Board at a recent meeting regarding the…
DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Adds a New Helicopter to Our Fleet

DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Adds a New Helicopter to Our Fleet

FORT PAYNE, Ala. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office is proud to add a new helicopter to the resources at our…
4th of July Drivers Take Note

4th of July Drivers Take Note

(MONTGOMERY, Ala.) – As motorists plan to travel Alabama highways for the Fourth of July holiday, the Alabama Department of…
Floods Claim Life

Floods Claim Life

     FORT PAYNE, Ala.--Tropical Storm Claudette moved inland and resulted in flash flood warnings to be issued for most of the…
*UPDATE* Body of Missing Swimmer Recovered

*UPDATE* Body of Missing Swimmer Recovered

Marla Jones, Managing Editor marla@southerntorch.com POWELL COMMUNITY, Ala.-- On Sunday, June 21 around 7:00 p.m, emergency personnel in DeKalb and…
Dekalb Awarded COVID Funding

Dekalb Awarded COVID Funding

Marla Jones, Managing Editor marla@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey recently announced that she will award almost $2.9 million to…
Weekend Accident Claims Life

Weekend Accident Claims Life

Marla Jones, Managing Editor marla@southerntorch.com    DUTTON, Ala.-- A two-car vehicle crash on Saturday claimed the life of a Dutton man. …
US 11 bridge at Dry Creek now open

US 11 bridge at Dry Creek now open

By Southern Torch Staff HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The bridge over Dry Creek on U.S. Highway 11 is re-opened for through…
Rainsville to Upgrade Wastewater Plant

Rainsville to Upgrade Wastewater Plant

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Monday, The Rainsville City Council approved improvements to the…
Brian Anderson Returns to Radio

Brian Anderson Returns to Radio

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Southern Torch is pleased to welcome Brian Anderson, also known…
Ivey Opts to Continue Mask Mandate

Ivey Opts to Continue Mask Mandate

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photo by Hal Yeager | Governor's Office) MONTGOMERY, Ala. — At a press conference…
The Top Stories of 2020

The Top Stories of 2020

By Southern Torch Staff DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — At the end of each year, the Southern Torch Staff looks back…
VIDEO: Lawsuit Filed After Inmate Attack

VIDEO: Lawsuit Filed After Inmate Attack

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com  DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On March 1, the Rainsville Police Department (RPD) received…
Rainsville Police Chief Resigns

Rainsville Police Chief Resigns

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Monday, the Rainsville City Council accepted the resignation of…
Rooks Re-Elected to Geraldine Council

Rooks Re-Elected to Geraldine Council

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com GERALDINE, Ala. — Incumbent Councilman Stanley Rooks fended off a challenge from Joseph "Joey"…
CCA Extends Fall Break for Elementary School

CCA Extends Fall Break for Elementary School

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — According to a statement made to Southern Torch by Cornerstone…
Southern Torch Adds Videography Department

Southern Torch Adds Videography Department

By Nick Jones, President Southern Torch is thrilled to announce yet another expansion of our menu of products now being…
FPPD Responds to Wreck at Joe's Truck Stop

FPPD Responds to Wreck at Joe's Truck Stop

By Southern Torch Staff FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum: At approximately 10 a.m.…
Body Found at Local Piggly Wiggly

Body Found at Local Piggly Wiggly

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — According to Collinsville Police Chief Rex Leath, a body was…
Taheri Tantrums Continue

Taheri Tantrums Continue

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Video at southerntorch.com) The Rainsville City Council held their regularly…
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