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PHOTO: Yesterday, Jeffery Clardy, 39 of Henagar threw a person from a moving vehicle on Highway 79 in Scottsboro. Today, he faces charges of attempted murder. (Scottsboro Police Department) By Staff Reports  SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — According to the Scottsboro Police

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Monday, September 25 – Thursday, September 28. MONDAY, September 25 Reported Incidents (9/25) Robbery – Occurred at Wal-Mart, several miscellaneous items were

PHOTO: (Left) Joshua Lamar Crowell age 26 of Madison, Alabama and Justin Lamont Erskine age 28 of Huntsville, Alabama (right) were arrested early this morning (Thursday, September 28) in connection a string of burglaries from Rosalie to Section, specifically targeting convenience stores. Jackson

By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: On today’s date the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office has learned of a new scam that is going around. In this scam they will call a person from a

PHOTO: County Administrator Matt Sharp discusses the 2018 Budget at Tuesday’s meeting of the DeKalb County Commission. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video at the Bottom) In yesterday’s meeting, the DeKalb County

PHOTO: Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver announces bid for re-election. (Jeff Shaver for Cherokee County Sheriff) By Staff Reports CENTRE, Ala. — Early today, Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver released the following statement in regards to his bid for re-election: Cherokee

PHOTO: DeKalb County Deputies and several other agencies destroy over 1500 marijuana plants yesterday. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: On Wednesday, September 27, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Deputies, Drug and

PHOTO: (Top Right) Roy Moore delivers campaign speech. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) (Top Left) Alabama State Auditor Jim Zeigler heckles Luther Strange at a campaign event (Jonathan Lee Krohn). (Bottom) Ed Henry drops out of the race to purse Strange’s corruption in

PHOTO: Jessica Marie Coker, 24 of Henagar was arrested after testing positive for using methamphetamine while pregnant. (The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received a

PHOTO: Rainsville Police Chief Kevin Smith with recent Citizen’s Police Academy graduates, Alex José, Saul José, Billy J. Whitt, Jeff Clements, and Betty Smith (Not Pictured: Denny Smith). (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE,