PHOTO: DeKalb County Republican Chairman Scotty Vaughn discusses the guidelines for running on the Republican ballot during the 2018 Election cycle. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor FORT PAYNE, Ala. – (Video at the Bottom)

PHOTO: The Rainsville City Council as they begin their meeting on Monday. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Reporter RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday. The meeting was called to

PHOTO: (From top left to bottom right) Roy Lee Wilkes (35 of Sylvania), Kalop Wayne Peppers (28 of Fort Payne), Catherine Cheyenne Wells (32 of Rainsville), Ricky Lane Darwin (54 of Sylvania), Jason Cary Morris ( 41 of Fyffe), David Franklin Wood Neal (54 of Fort Payne), Bradley Shane White (43

PHOTO: The second show in the “Discovery Series” will feature Hannah Wicklund and the Steppin’ Stones and local favorite Ryan Keef opening. ( | “Ryan Keef” Youtube) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. – GREAT WHITE productions, an entertainment promotions company

PHOTO: The DeKalb County Board of Education reviews documents related to an incident on a Crossville School Bus, in which the driver was suspended. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video at the

PHOTO: Michael David Baxter, 35 of Ider was arrested on charges of Pharmacy Robbery after a high speed chase on I-59 that began in Georgia and ended in DeKalb County. (Jackson County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports  SCOTTSBORO, Ala. –

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Friday, September 29 – Sunday, Oct. 1. FRIDAY, September 29 Reported Incidents (9/29) Criminal Mischief – Occurred at 2501 Briarwood Ave SW,

PHOTO: The Fort Payne City Council discusses the contract with the Liberty Learning Foundation. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video at the Bottom) At today’s meeting of the Fort Payne City Council,

PHOTO: Christian Chase Holland, 20 of Pisgah, Michael Alexander Glass, 21 of Henagar, Hannah Leah Fordham, 20 of Griffin Ga and Courtney Danielle Priest, 21 of Griffin GA were arrested last night in Henagar. (The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By

PHOTO: The woman was struck in the westbound lane of Highway 35 in front of Chick-Fil-A. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Updated on October 3, 2017: 2:08 pm) Last a night, a