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By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Monday, October 16 – Thursday, October 19. MONDAY, October 16 Reported Incidents (10/16) Theft of Services – Occurred at 1114 Glenn Blvd

PHOTO: Moore speaking at a Baptist Church. On Thursday, Moore issued a scathing response to Democratic Nominee Doug Jones’ comment that Alabama is an, “embarrassment.” (Wikimedia Commons) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com MONTGOMERY, Ala. —  Last Wednesday, Democratic Nominee for

PHOTO: The City of Rainsville has been seeking to replace the aging bridge on Chavies Road. Now the council is pursuing condemnation on a piece of property needed for the right-of-way for the project. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Marla

By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com  RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Many Rainsville residents will notice that work has begun at the Rainsville crossing of Highways 35 and 75. This endeavor is a federal project with eighty percent of the cost coming from

PHOTO: Both Geraldine and Sylvania’s marching bands will be performing at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on October 7, 2018! (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB, Ala. — After years of award-winning performances and bringing

(File Photo) By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Deputies, Investigators and Sylvania Police Chief Darren Myers have been working together to find two missing vehicle. One of the vehicles

PHOTO: Sign near the old Mentone Springs Hotel, showing festival-goers where to go at last year’s Colorfest. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) Contributed by John Dersham, Executive Director, DeKalb County Tourism  MENTONE, Ala. — A two-day celebration filled with free family

PHOTO: Tammy Soard (47 of Bridgeport) and William Joel Soard (56 of Section) were arrested on drug charges at the Hess Motor Inn in Bridgeport. (Jackson County Sheriff’s Office)   By Staff Reports  BRIDGEPORT, Ala. — According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s

PHOTO: Law enforcement arrived in Section to serve Katherine Michelle Thrift, 41, two warrants for her arrest. Thrift would end up getting an additional 5 charges when the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office found narcotics at the residence. (Jackson County Sheriff’s Office)

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Friday, Oct. 13 – Sunday, Oct. 15. FRIDAY, October 13 Reported Incidents (10/13) Duty Upon Striking an Unoccupied Vehicle – a fender