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By Staff Reports POWELL, Ala. — Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) will host its Awards Day on Monday, April 29, beginning at 10am in the campus’s Tom Bevill Lyceum.  At the event, students will receive scholarships from four-year universities and

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. – Dekalb MD, a growing regional network of primary care clinics, has partnered with Nucor Vulcraft in Fort Payne to provide onsite and near site primary care services. The partnership will give Nucor Vulcraft

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Tuesday, DeKalb County Board of Education member Mark Richards announced that he would not seek a fourth term in 2020. Richards’ district covers both Geraldine and Fyffe schools. 

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Saturday April 6 at 5:20pm, Fort Payne Police Officers went to Deerfield Apartments Chief Randy Bynum stated to serve a warrant on Jeffery Delane Watts, age 45. While officers were attempting to

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Chief Randy Bynum would like to report several arrests have been made over the weekend. Seven arrest were for Possession of a Controlled Substance. Two were during traffic stops. On April 15 at

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: On April 27th, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Drug Take Back Initiative at First

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: Yesterday afternoon (April 12, 2019) at approximately 7 pm, a Patrol Sergeant was led on another high-speed pursuit. The chase began between Sylvania and

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: Early this morning (April 11, 2019) at approximately 2 am, two were apprehended after leading a deputy on a high speed chase. The chase

By Staff Reports DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — It is time to honor the First Responders of DeKalb County. An appreciation event will be held on Saturday, May 18 at 2pm at the Rainsville City Park for First Responders Day. The

Contributed bySallie Bailey Wright FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Fort Payne Optimists Club President Brian Baine announced at this month’s meeting that Optimist International is celebrating 100 years of membership in 2019. The Optimists plan to be very active in the