PHOTO: Tickets are being sold by the North Lookout Mountain Fire Protection District for a grocery shopping spree at PriceLess IGA in Fort Payne! (File Photo | U.S. Forestry Service) By Staff Reports  MENTONE, Ala. – How many grocery shopping carts

PHOTO: Recently, the District Attorney’s Office and the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office were able to close a “cold case” after the suspect committed suicide. (File Photo) By Staff Reports CENTRE, Ala. — According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, investigators with the

PHOTO: First State Bank, DeKalb County’s largest bank, celebrated 35 years of serving the citizens of our area last week! (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor FORT PAYNE, Ala.—First State Bank celebrated their thirty-fifth anniversary on May

PHOTO: A Rainsville Police Officer sustained minor injuries after a collision at the intersection of Church Avenue and Highway 35. (Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Earlier today (May 20), at approximately 2:30 pm, a Rainsville Police Officer was injured in

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Friday, May 12 – Thursday, May 18. FRIDAY, May 12 Reported Incidents (5/12) Change Bill Circulating – Occurred at 1800 Gault Ave

PHOTO: Chad Gorham, Director of Extended Day/Distance Education Program; Heather Rice, Director of Development; Dr. David Campbell, President of NACC; and Darrell Kirk, Golf Coach. (NACC Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) is starting

PHOTO: recently ranked NACC in their listing of Best Medical Assistant Colleges in Alabama! (File Photo) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Northeast Alabama Community College has been ranked as Number 1 by Universities.Com in their listing of Best Medical

PHOTO: Michael Cody, age 42 of Fyffe, was arrested after shooting at Hollywood Police Officers. (Hollywood Police Department) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor HOLLYWOOD, Ala. — The Hollywood Police Department arrested a Fyffe man yesterday that shot at a police officer after

PHOTO: The Town of Mentone is hosting it’s annual Rhododendron Festival this weekend at Brow Park! (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor MENTONE, Ala. — Tomorrow and Sunday (May 20 – 21), the Town of Mentone will

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the Fort Payne Police Department, at approximately 11:45 pm last night a one car accident occurred on Godfrey Ave S around the 1500 block.  A 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe