PHOTO: The new facility will be located in the Fyffe Industrial Park; near Liberty Steel on Highway 75. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor FYFFE, Ala. — On Friday night at 6:30 pm, the Town of Fyffe

By Staff Reports PHENIX CITY, Ala. — Minor girls across the Southeast have received around 50 suspicious packages from a possible predator. Packages have arrived at houses in Virginia, South Carolina, and two in Alabama so far.  The packages are

PHOTO: Thomas Hartline finished first for the second year in a row at the State SkillsUSA First Aid-CPR competition. (Submitted Photo) By Marla Jones, Reporter RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Thomas Hartline, a senior at Plainview High School, defended his first place victory in

Seven Years Later

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Last Friday, April 27, families and friends of the victims of 2011’s tornado outbreak held a ceremony to place a simple wreath at the Tornado Memorial in Rainsville in remembrance of the lives lost

PHOTO: U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D – Alabama) was one of four Democrats to cross party lines to confirm Mike Pompeo as the new Secretary of State. We asked him how he felt Pompeo would deal with Russia during recent


PHOTO: The Lady Bears make a three-peat by winning the DeKalb County Championship last Saturday. (Submitted Photo) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Class 3A Plainview Lady Bears claimed the County Championship for the third year in a row

PHOTO: (Alabama Department of Corrections) Contributed by Scott Lloyd, Assistant District Attorney DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Even after 21 years of service as the Deputy District Attorney of DeKalb County, the most horrendous case I have ever seen is the murder of teenage

Second Round Bound

PHOTO: Cade Willingham slings the heat as the Bears advance to the second round of the State Playoffs. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Class 3A Plainview Bears defeated the Clements Colts in a

PHOTO: (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: On April 24, the DeKalb County Drug Task Force agents conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of County Road 155 and County Road 814

PHOTO: The Plainview Varsity Boys Basketball team and Coach Robi Coker with the DeKalb County Commission at this week’s commission meeting. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Scroll Down for Video) At this week’s