Posts From Southern Torch

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

PHOTO: Runners from across the world came together at Broadway Baptist on Saturday. (just4running.com) By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — It was another successful year for the Rainsville Freedom Run as residents of DeKalb County sweat out the warm morning

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

PHOTO: (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On June 15, after closing for the night, Kelly’s Kitchen in Rainsville was broken into through the back entrance. After both cash registers were damaged, an undisclosed amount

Celebrate Your Dad

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com Father’s Day has always been a day to celebrate fathers or the father figures in your life. As we glide through this story we call life, the effect of the men who raised us becomes more

Contributed by Steve Flowers • AL Political Columnist Now that the dust has settled from last week’s gubernatorial primaries, let’s analyze the outcome. Governor Kay Ivey and Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox won very impressive victories.  Ms. Ivey beat three well financed opponents