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PHOTO: The Children’s Advocacy Center in Fort Payne will be hosting it’s annual Dinner Theatre beginning on February 9. (Children’s Advocacy Center) By C. Campbell, Staff Writer cody@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Children’s Advocacy Center, located on Alabama Avenue, next to

(Photo: Wikimedia Commons) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Earlier today, University of Alabama President Stuart Bell released a statement on the recent Executive Order, which bars citizens of seven countries from entering the United States for

PHOTO: DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris swears in new members of the Special Response Team. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala.  — The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Special Response Team (SRT) expands with new members from the

PHOTO: The Loomis Bros. Circus is returning to Rainsville next weekend! Be sure to enter our giveaway for free tickets! (http://www.loomiscircus.com)  By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Loomis Brothers Circus is bringing the “Funtastic Tour” to Rainsville! Get ready for the beauty, the

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Monday, January 23 – Thursday, January 26. MONDAY, January 23 Reported Incidents (1/23) Theft of Property – Occurred at 2807 Gault Ave N,

PHOTO: Students taking part in Moon Lake Elementary’s 21st Century After-School work on their garden, which will be ready in time for Earth Day in April. (Mary Lance | Moon Lake Elementary) By C.Campbell, Staff Writer cody@southerntorch.com MENTONE, Ala. —

PHOTO: Over a period of several months, the Xtreme Express Convenience, located on Gault Ave North in Fort Payne, leaked approximately 40,000 gallons of gas into the ground. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch)  By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Friday, Jan. 20 – Sunday, Jan. 22. FRIDAY, January 20 Reported Incidents (1/20) Criminal Mischief – Occurred at 1801 Godfrey Ave NE, a

PHOTO: On Wednesday, a standoff ended in Cherokee County with a fugitive from Tennessee committing suicide. (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office)  By Staff Reports CENTRE, Ala. — According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, detectives with the Coffee County, Tennessee, Sheriff’s Office

PHOTO: The ‘Alabama Privacy Act,’ which will be up for debate this year, seeks to protect the rights of the population at large. (File Photo | Wikimedia Commons) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Senate Bill 1,