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By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — This week’s Spotlight on Coaches is shining on Paul Benefield, Head Coach for the Fyffe Red Devils Varsity Football Team! Benefield is a Fyffe High School alumni and received his degree from Jacksonville

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — What better way to kick off my third season of “Inside the Huddle” than with a visit with the Fyffe Red Devil football team? Coach Benefield and his staff are

By Trevor Carson, Reporter SYLVANIA, Ala. — Sylvania student Alexis Stevens won fourth place in the state FFA public speaking competition. Stevens previously won first place at the district competition. “This is the highest that the school has ever gone,” said

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The DeKalb County VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Post 3128 recently honored Lieutenant Joshua Michael Jennings with the National VFW Firefighter of the Year Award. Jennings was chosen over 10,000 other VFW

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Senior Beta team from Cornerstone Christian Academy will be heading home from the national competition in Savannah, Ga. with an extra piece of luggage. That extra piece will be a first place

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full LIVE video on our Facebook) The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on June 19, 2018. The Council discussed ongoing talks with Norfolk Southern regarding the problems arising

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The Rainsville City Council met on Monday, June 18, 2018 for their regularly scheduled meeting. During the work session, Rainsville Freedom Run Race Coordinator, Jerry Clifton addressed the Council regarding

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — According to the Rainsville Police Department: On June 18, 2018 around 4pm, the Rainsville Police Department, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and DeKalb County Major Crimes unit executed a search warrant at Kirk Road mobile

4-Wheeler Chase

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the Fort Payne Police Department: Chief Randy Bynum stated, on June 15, Fort Payne Police Officers received a call about two juvenile males riding down Beason Gap on a 4-wheeler. Lieutenant David Barnes

PHOTO: A concept design of the new Facebook data center that will be built in Huntsville. (Facebook | Huntsville Data Center) By Staff Reports HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Governor Kay Ivey announced last Thursday that Facebook will invest $750 million to build a