Business

Boom Week in Fort Payne!

PHOTO: Over the last week, the City of Fort Payne held ribbon cuttings for a new Chick-Fil-A, Applebee’s, UPS Store, and

MADE IN ALABAMA: Firearms manufacturing jobs headed to Alabama!

PHOTO: Steyr Arms, the Austrian Company who produces the famed Steyr ‘AUG’ rifle, has announced a $2.9 million manufacturing expansion in

NACC announces All-USA Academic Team Competition Winners!

PHOTO: Katelyn Poe and Danielle Jordi were selected out of 10 students to represent NACC in the All-USA Academic Program! (NACC

Construction to begin on Rainsville Ace Hardware location!

PHOTO: The future Ace Hardware of Rainsville will be next to “Fifty Taters” on Highway 35. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch)

Valley Head’s “Memories of Mayberry” this weekend!

PHOTO: The “Coffee Shack by the Track” has been renamed Aunt B’s Kitchen! (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett,

Fort Payne alcohol board approves permit for Applebee’s, renews permit for Toke

PHOTO: The City of Fort Payne’s Alcohol Board recently approved a retail liquor license for Applebee’s and renewed the permit for

Governor Ivey announces highest rate decrease of unemployment in the nation

PHOTO: Unemployment in the State of Alabama decreased by .4 percent during the month of March. (Office of Governor Kay Ivey)

DeKalb County’s largest bank turns 35!

PHOTO: First State Bank, DeKalb County’s largest bank, celebrated 35 years of serving the citizens of our area last week! (Marla

NACC Ranks #1 in Alabama for Medical Assistant Colleges!

PHOTO: Universities.com recently ranked NACC in their listing of Best Medical Assistant Colleges in Alabama! (File Photo) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE,

Give blood on Thursday and enter to win $200!

PHOTO: On Thursday, Skelton Orthodontics in Fort Payne will be hosting a blood drive and giving away $200 to one