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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

Wayne Lyles Takes Over as Principal at Ider High School

PHOTO: Lyles comes to Ider after a successful stint as an administrator in the Fort Payne City School System. (Contributed Photo)

DeKalb Board of Education to expand, revamp county’s virtual school program

PHOTO: The new physical location for DeKalb County School’s Virtual Academy (DVA), located off of Highway 75, between the Northeast Alabama

Fort Payne Main Street Farmer’s Market now open on Wednesday

PHOTO: Produce being sold by Logan Anderson and Monica Anderson of Sand Mountain Produce at Fort Payne Main Street’s weekly Farmer’s

UPDATE: Highway 11 Accident

PHOTO: Yesterday afternoon, an SUV collided with a tractor on Highway 11 in Fort Payne. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch)

Rainsville student graduates from renowned Robotics Camp

PHOTO: Trey Stewart was part of the Robotics Camp program, which is specifically designed for trainees who have a particular interest

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dead Dogs Walking

(File Photo) The following letter was submitted to the Southern Torch by Kim Lewis of 1006 Airport Rd West, Fort

Come support ‘Toys for Tots’ in a benefit golf tournament!

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Toys for Tots Charity Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, July

Winners of the Fort Payne flag design contest!

PHOTO: The winners of the Fort Payne Flag Design were announced last week at the Independence Day Celebration. The design

The 4-H Statewide Horse show is here!

By John Dersham, Director, DeKalb County Tourism RAINSVILLE, Ala. — We are very fortunate in DeKalb County and in Rainsville