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PHOTO: The Rainsville City Council and Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt meet to accept bids to install energy saving lighting and devices in the city’s facilities. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Friday (April 7),

PHOTO: Rainsville Police Chief Kevin Smith conducts the first session of the Citizen’s Police Academy. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — At this week’s meeting of the Rainsville City Council, Police Chief

PHOTO: Members of the DeKalb County Board of Education with Mrs. Staci Mason, Director of the play and teacher at Ruhama. (DeKalb County Board of Education) Contributed By Dr. Jason Barnett, Superintendent, DeKalb County Schools RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Ruhama Community

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Friday, Mar. 31 – Sunday, Apr. 2. FRIDAY, March 31 Reported Incidents (3/31) None Reported Reported Arrests (3/31) Milton Labron Hulsey, age

PHOTO: A man broke into a residence in Sylvania and took two hostages on Tuesday night, leading police on a high-speed chase that ended in Henagar. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, Ala. —

PHOTO: The Fort Payne City Council discussed the possibility of rerouting trucks that pass down Gault Ave.(Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Most Fort Payne citizens could agree that traffic has long since

  By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Monday, March 27 – Thursday, March 30. MONDAY, March 27 Reported Incidents (3/27) Theft of Property – Occurred at 2000 Gault

PHOTO: Chuck Chitwood of CDG Engineering updates the Rainsville City Council on the ongoing Chavies Road Bridge Project and a potential project to add more sidewalk to the city. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com