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From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Late Wednesday night (May 1, 2019), Agents with the DeKalb County Drug Task Force acted on a tip from concerned citizens and went to a residence located

Lottery Moves Ahead

By Zach Hester,Reporter MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Last Thursday, the Alabama Senate passed Sen. Greg Albritton’s “clean lottery” bill. It passed with the minimum 21 votes needed to pass an amendment to the Alabama Constitution.  As previously reported, the bill isn’t

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo via The Hill) MONTGOMERY, Ala. — On Tuesday, the Alabama House of Representatives passed HB314, which would criminalize almost all abortions within the State of Alabama. If passed by the Senate, the

Morning Mayhem!

By Nick Jones, President SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — After Southern Torch’s recent acquisition of K98 Radio and 101.7 “The Storm”, General Manager Eloise Smith is pleased to announce a brand new morning show starring all of your favorite people. Southern Torch

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last week, former Vice President Joe Biden officially jumped into the 2020 presidential race. Among his earliest endorsements was Alabama’s own U.S. Senator Doug Jones. In a tweet, Jones stated: The

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: Several individuals have been booked into the county jail on drug related charges since Sunday night. Drug Task Force Agents seized over 100 grams

Contributed by The Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Well, Spring has sprung and we are celebrating! The Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce is kicking off golf season on May 9th by holding our 13th Annual Mayor’s

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum: On April 28, at approximately 7:15pm, our department received a call to a residence in the 600 block of Grand Ave NW. The caller of

By Zach Hester,Art Director Marvel fans, myself included, have been waiting for the day that we would finally get to see Thanos in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Last year, we were treated to Avengers: Infinity War, otherwise known as the

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: A man was hospitalized after being shot in Crossville today at approximately 11:30 am. The shooting occurred near the 1100 block of Union Grove