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Rainsville Chamber Chatter, October 28, 2016 We’re here to help anyway we can! Contributed by Tim Eberhart, Executive Director RAINSVILLE, Ala. — There was a time, quite a few years ago now, when the Chamber fielded dozens of phone calls

The Hope Chapter

The Hope Chapter Marla Jones, Staff Reporter marla@southerntorch.com “So be strong and courageous, all you who put your hope in the Lord!” Psalm 31:24 Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual health campaign in October to help raise awareness of

DeKalb school board says farewell to Wootten By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com IDER, Ala. — In a special meeting held at Ider High School, the DeKalb County Board of Education honored Terry Wootten for years of service to the

From Darkness to Light By Diego Reynoso, Operations Manager diego@southerntorch.com It has been awhile since I’ve reached out to the readers and followers of my journey. As I have mentioned before in my writings, I will have to do some

Eighth Annual Canyonfest this weekend! By C. Campbell, Staff Writer cody@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Saturday, November 5th, from 10 am to 4 pm, the Little River Canyon Center will be hosting their eighth annual Canyonfest. A celebration of

Churches across DeKalb host Halloween events this weekend By C. Campbell, Staff Writer cody@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Halloween was a way in the past to mark the end of the harvest season and the beginning of the move towards

 By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Monday, October 24 – Thursday, October 27. MONDAY, OCTOBER 24 Reported Incidents (10/24) Damaged Property – Occurred at 12th Street and Alabama

PHOTO: Representative Will Ainsworth (R-Guntersville) and Senator Steve Livingston (R-Scottsboro) were named outstanding 2016 State Representative and Senator by the Alabama Mountains, Rivers and Valleys Council on Thursday. (Will Ainsworth)  By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. — In a ceremony

PHOTO: Governor Bentley with Representative Nathaniel Ledbetter, Valley Head Mayor Kenneth Hammond, Councilman Scott Gifford, and Senator Steve Livingston. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Last Wednesday, Governor Robert Bentley visited Northeast

PHOTO: Volunteers came together with the Fort Payne Police Department, The Center For Search and Investigations (CFSI) and Bikers Urban Response Needed (BURN) to search for any clues in the disappearance of 16 year old Damaris Gomez. (Tyler Pruett |