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By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: Yesterday (March 27, 2019) DeKalb County Deputies, Investigators, and Drug Task Force Agents conducted a 12 hour saturation operation on Sand Mountain during the

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum: At 12:50am on March 28, a traffic stop on Airport Road led to the arrest of two individuals for trafficking in methamphetamine and possession of

SYLVANIA, Ala. — Sylvania Rams Varsity took Saturday’s game in dramatic fashion, with a 15-14 walk-off victory over Pisgah. The game was tied at 14 with Sylvania Rams Varsity batting in the bottom of the eighth when Garreth Anderson singled

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — DISH recently nominated Cable Time as a candidate for the “Retailer of the Yeat Award,” the company’s highest honor for businesses that demonstrate excellence in performance and customer experience.  Following a highly selective process,

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor (Photo by Ann Nelson) BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Junior and Senior Beta teams from across DeKalb County competed over the last two weeks at the Sheraton Hotel in Birmingham. The winners in each category will go

GAME ONE FORT PAYNE, Ala. —Pitchers Duel In Low-Scoring Affair, Fort Payne Wildcats Varsity Falls to Russellville Both teams were strong on the hill on Saturday, but Russellville was just a little bit stronger at the plate in a victory

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor •marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — After the recent resignation of Northeast Agri-Business Center Director Mike Sweat, Public Building Authority (PBA) Board Chairman Eric Samples is looking for a few good candidates to take his place. The

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum: On March 26 at approximately 9:30pm, Sebastian Clay Burt, 18 of Fort Payne, was taken into custody and charged with receiving stolen property 2nd. His

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum: On March 26 at approximately 8:10pm, a fourteen-year-old juvenile male of Fort Payne was taken into custody by the Fort Payne Police Department and agents

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced the winners of the 2019 Governor’s Trade Excellence Awards, which recognize companies that fuel Alabama’s robust export business and sell their innovative designs and products in markets worldwide. This year’s eight honorees include