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PHOTO: Justin Thompson, Erica Tyler, Heather Thompson, and Timothy Hall were arrested earlier today at a residence on County Road 115, between Cedar Bluff and the Georgia Line (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office). By Staff Reports CEDAR BLUFF, Ala. — According to

PHOTO: On Thursday, Skelton Orthodontics in Fort Payne will be hosting a blood drive and giving away $200 to one lucky donor! (Make Your Heart Smile Blood Drive | Facebook.com) By C. Campbell, Staff Writer cody@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. —

PHOTO: Members of the DeKalb County Commission convene for their last meeting of February 2017. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — In a short meeting earlier today (Tuesday, February 28), the DeKalb County

PHOTO: Henagar 8th Grader Sommer Gimm will be heading to Alabaster to compete at the state level next month! (Mary Crosby | DeKalb County Schools) By C. Campbell, Staff Writer cody@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — For approximately one hour on Thursday, February 16th, 13 students

PHOTO: Superintendent Dr. Jason Barnett discusses the 2017 – 2018 School Calendar with Board Chairman Jeff Williams and Vice Chairman Randy Peppers. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Board of Education

PHOTO: The Rainsville City Council voted to partially tint the windows on city hall and purchased a gun safe for the city annex. (File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — In Tuesday’s meeting of the Rainsville City

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Monday, February 20 – Thursday, February 23. MONDAY, February 20 Reported Incidents (2/20) Fraudulent use of Credit/Debit Card – Occurred at 2005

PHOTO: The Fyffe Lady Red Devils will advance to the State Semifinals held at the BJCC on Monday night at 6 pm (Kristy Gallagher | Sports & More) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor  marla@southerntorch.com JACKSONVILLE, Ala. — In a show of

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Friday, Feb. 17 – Sunday, Feb. 19. FRIDAY, February 17 Reported Incidents (2/17) Theft of Property – Occurred at 403 13th Street

PHOTO: Rainsville City Attorney Nikki Scott discusses the ongoing dispute with the county commission over inmate fees. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Shortly after the City of Fort Payne authorized legal action