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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. We talked to the property owner today

PHOTO: This Saturday (November 18), a fundraiser will be held in the Henagar City Park Community Center from 4 – 6 pm for Henagar Mayor Lee Davis. Davis’ home that was being remodeled burned down almost two weeks ago. (Contributed Photo)

PHOTO: In a statement to WEIS 990, long-time State Representative Richard Lindsey (D – Centre) announced he won’t be seeking re-election in 2018. (Alabama Legislature) By Marc Summers (WEIS 990)  CENTRE, Ala. – State Rep. Richard Lindsey, (D – Centre)

PHOTO: The road work  at the main intersection in Rainsville that we reported on around 4 weeks ago is now switching to daylight hours. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — According to the Alabama Department of Transportation: The

PHOTO: Christopher Shane Hanson, age 36 of Centre was sentenced to 97 months in prison after being found in possession of a large amount of Methamphetamine (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office). By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Friday, the District Attorney’s

PHOTO: The Fort Payne High School JROTC Battalion leads the way in yesterday’s annual parade to honor local Veterans held in Fort Payne. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Yesterday, the City of Fort

PHOTO: Local Attorney Bob French Jr., who famously had the task of defending Judith Ann Neelley, made a strong case for Roy Moore’s defense this morning. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full

PHOTO: A bi-partisan group of 13 Alabama Sheriff’s endorsed Roy Moore yesterday, including Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin and Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver. (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office | Etowah County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Yesterday, a

PHOTO: Citizen Sonjia Pittman discusses a letter sent to her by the attorney of Councilman Bejan Taheri. By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.  — (Full Video at the Bottom) The Rainsville City Council met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday,

PHOTO: Today, a Federal Judge sentenced Jennifer Flynn Cataldo, 37 of Sterrett, Alabama to 25 months for operating a fraudulent GoFundMe.com page in which she claimed to have cancer. Cataldo used part of the proceeds to buy between 30 to 40