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By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are the delinquent tax notices, published by the DeKalb County Revenue Commissioner on Friday, March 24, 2017. Citizens that have since paid their taxes will be removed the following week, when the new

PHOTO: The M-44 “Cyanide Bomb” is used by the USDA Wildlife Services Division to kill coyotes. (USDA.gov| Bannock County Sheriff’s Office) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Back in October, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) made

PHOTO: Sean Scott Hale of Cleveland Tennessee was apprehended by the Fort Payne Police Department on Wednesday. (Fort Payne Police Department) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On March 29th Fort Payne Police Officers were called to two white males

PHOTO: The DeKalb County Commission reported a recent auction of old equipment was able to net the county a premium price. (File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — In the DeKalb County Commission’s last meeting of

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Monday, March 20 – Thursday, March 23. MONDAY, March 20 Reported Incidents (3/20) Theft of Services – Occurred at 1500 Forest Ave

PHOTO: Next week, an area-wide FCA rally will be held in the DeKalb County Schools Coliseum. All are invited to attend! By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Two Fyffe High School students have organized a large Fellowship of

PHOTO: Dr. Jason Barnett and members of the DeKalb County Board of Education review a principal’s contract during this month’s meeting. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Thursday night, the DeKalb County Board

PHOTO: Members of the Fort Payne City Council prepare to hear final comments from the public before voting on the Logging Ordinance at Tuesday’s meeting. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — After

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Monday, March 13 – Thursday, March 16. MONDAY, March 13 Reported Incidents (3/13) None Reported Reported Arrests (3/13) Daniel Brent Pee, age

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Earlier tonight, the Rainsville City Council took action on several issues, ranging from adding a new stop sign to finalizing a lease agreement with Cornerstone Christian Academy to use Bethune Field. The