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PHOTO: Joshua Terrell Evans (28 of Moody), Justin Quantizes McCullough (27 of Sylvania), Jimmy Dale Skyles (28 of Fort Payne), Nicholas Bryan Swain (36 of Crossville), and Larry Ray Walker Jr. (39 of Crossville) were arrested for drug related charges. Sean Michael Bower (26 of

PHOTO: The Brink’s truck parked behind the Rainsville Police Department. The vehicle will be getting an overhaul; with new sirens and radio equipment, donated by the local community. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE,

By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At the regularly scheduled meeting of the DeKalb County Hospital Association, the Board unanimously nominated Mrs. Cheryl Turner to the position of Director of DeKalb Ambulance Service. Mrs. Turner has been employed at DeKalb

PHOTO: The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries has designated Saturday, February 3 as a “Special Youth Waterfowl” Hunting Day. This means anyone 15 years of age or younger can hunt that day with adult supervision after the regular season

PHOTO: Trampas Shankles addresses the Public Hearing on a new subdivision he wants to build near Marshall Road. By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Video of the Workshop and Meeting at the Bottom) The Rainsville City Council met

PHOTO: Rep. Mo Brooks discusses Senate Bill S. 204, the “Right to Try Act” which would give terminally ill patients the right to try experimental treatments and remove the federal bureaucracy. (CSPAN) By Staff Reports Washington, D.C. – Congressman Mo Brooks

PHOTO: Mohegan Renewable Energy recently announced the purchase of the Lee Energy Solutions Facility on Highway 68, which they will be reopening to produce wood pellets out of wood waste for a low cost, renewable heating solution. (Tyler Pruett | Southern

PHOTO: 51 year old Vester Lee Randolph of Centre was arrested on murder charges after a body was found in Centre on Tuesday afternoon. (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office) By Marc Summers, WEIS RADIO CENTRE, Ala. — Centre Police Chief Kirk Blankenship has

PHOTO: 42 year-old Brett Littlejohn (42 of Cedar Bluff) was shot by a Cherokee County Deputy yesterday while attempting to flee arrest on Highway 273. (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports  LEESBURG, Ala. — According to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office,

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — DeKalb County Schools will be on a 2 hour delay, tomorrow, January 18, 2018. At this time, Cornerstone Christian Academy and Fort Payne City Schools will be on a normal operating schedule. It was announced