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PHOTO: Deputies from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office had a busy weekend, arresting several on unrelated charges, and locating a missing person. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On March 19th the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office

PHOTO: DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Earlier today, DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris released a statement regarding a letter his office sent to Alabama and U.S. elected

PHOTO: The Fort Payne City Council released their final version of the logging ordinance. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Last week, the Fort Payne City Council took public comments on

PHOTO: On Monday night, the Rainsville City Council met with representatives with Every Watt Matters, a company dedicated to saving energy. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Monday, the Rainsville City Council held

(File Photo) By Staff Reports  COLLINSVILLE, Ala.  — On today’s date a teacher at Collinsville High School smelled a strong odor on two of the students as they walked into the classroom. The assistant Principal, Principal and the SRO was alerted

PHOTO: A Grove Oak man was arrested at a business in Leesburg on Tuesday for attempting to use counterfeit money. (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports LEESBURG, Ala. — Leesburg Police Officer Jimmy Deberry and Sheriff’s Office Investigators Shawn Rogers

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Friday, Mar. 3 – Sunday, Mar. 5. FRIDAY, March 3 Reported Incidents (3/3) Theft of Property – Occurred at Wal-Mart, miscellaneous merchandise

PHOTO: Council President Brian Baine, City Clerk Andy Parker, and Councilman Gerald Taylor hear concerns from a citizen on the proposed logging regulation. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At the regular

  PHOTO: Michael Anthony Shores of Albertville was arrested for multiple charges after a pursuit by law enforcement. (Collinsville Police Department) By Staff Reports COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — According to Collinsville Police Chief Gary Bowen, On Monday March 6, 2017 at

PHOTO: The Rainsville City Councilmen and Mayor discuss business during Monday night’s meeting. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — At tonight’s meeting, the Rainsville council took care of appointments to the Library, Rezoning, Adjustments,