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By: Joseph M. Morgan FORT PAYNE, Ala.—The Crossings at Fort Payne will begin a major construction project soon to welcome a big-time name in restaurants to Fort Payne for the very first time, Applebees! “We are extremely happy to announce that Fort

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By Lucas Pruett Last night, I started reading one of the most impactful books I have ever picked up. It is called Victory Over the Darkness. If you get one thing out of this article, then please let it be

Featured image: A groundbreaking ceremony will be held next week to begin construction of the Rainsville Veterans’ Memorial. By Tyler Pruett Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Rainsville resident Derek Rosson first approached the city council on a project to build

By Dr. John E. Morgan Pastor–Collinsville Baptist Church Twenty years ago we were all excited about the Olympics being in our back yard in Atlanta.  As I worked at the Olympic Press Center, I learned a lot about what people

By Tyler Pruett Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.—Councilman Gerald “Red” Taylor recently announced that he would be seeking re-election on Aug. 23 to the Fort Payne City Council. If re-elected, this will be Taylor’s third term serving on the

By: Joseph M. Morgan Editor and Publisher joseph@southerntorch.com COLLINSVILLE, Ala.—Collinsville High School (CHS) educator Donna G. Jones recently announced her intent to run for the Collinsville City Council, District 2. Mrs. Jones, a teacher at CHS for the past 24

Roadside ‘Que, a new restaurant at 2842 Main Street East in Rainsville hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony this week. The restaurant is near Highway 35 and OLD Hwy 35 in Rainsville east of the Golf & Country Club.

By Tyler Pruett Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, Ala. — Longtime Sylvania resident Tom Hale has qualified to run for Sylvania Town Council Place 2. He’ll be facing off against Jerod Sharp in the August 23 municipal elections. Hale already has

By Tyler Pruett Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.—Fort Payne Mayor Larry Chesser is seeking the people’s support in the upcoming August 23 Municipal Elections. Chesser is wrapping up his first term as mayor, and is seeking a second to

            Fort Payne Police Report (Friday, July 22 – Sunday, July 24)   By Staff Reports   Friday July 22nd                          Reported incidents (7/22) Leaving the Scene of an Accident – Occurred at 1815 Glenn