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Fyffe UFO Days this Saturday By C. Campbell, Staff Writer cody@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — The 12th Annual Fyffe UFO Days will be held this Saturday, August 27th, at the Fyffe Town Park. “I want to welcome everyone to Fyffe, and I

By Staff Reports CROSSVILLE, Ala. — The owner of Bright Beginnings Daycare in Crossville is currently behind bars for possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia at the business. Earlier today, the DeKalb County Drug and Major Crimes Unit along with

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, Ala. — After the results were certified, acting Sylvania Mayor Gerald Craig has won reelection. Craig was in a three-way race with Tom Miller and Tony Goolesby for the spot. Craig received 59

RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Former councilman Bejan Taheri has won the race for Rainsville City Council Place 2. Taheri defeated D.L. Stiefel with 61 percent of the vote. D.L. Stiefel received 39 percent of the vote, with 1633 total ballots cast.

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The votes are in, and Larry Chesser has won a second term as Fort Payne’s Mayor. Chesser defeated David Beddingfield by a narrow margin of 4%, receiving 1367 votes (52%) to his challenger’s

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Derek Rosson has defeated Jeff Young to earn the Rainsville Place 5 seat. Rosson received 61% (1312 votes) compared to Young’s 12% (295 votes), defeating him by a margin of 49%. Congratulations to Derek

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The results are up, and incumbent Joey Graham and Marshall Stiefel are headed to a run off. Graham received 42% (688 votes) to Marshall Stiefel’s 39% (643 votes) and Tina Pike’s

SYLVANIA, Ala. — The votes are in, and Sylvania High School Senior Jerod Sharp has secured a seat on the town council! Sharp defeated Thomas Hale 155 votes (47%) to 177 votes (53%). Congratulations Jerod on a rare achievement! Last

“No” yard sign defaced on U.S. Highway 40 at Henagar’s famous Drive-In. (Photo by Tyler Pruett) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com HENAGAR, Ala. —  The final count is in, Henagar is officially wet! The final tally has the YES

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — As of 12:30 pm today, the number of ballots casts in Rainsville are indicating record turnout by close of polls at 7:00 pm. Both machines combined totaled 845 ballots cast, not