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PHOTO: DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Michael Edmondson teaches a training course to AFAPA members. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On the dates of May 11 – 12, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Michael

PHOTO: Rep. Ed Henry addresses the media in front of Alabama GOP Headquarters in Birmingham yesterday. Henry is flanked by Rep. Mike Ball, Sam McLure, and Tom Scovill. McLure and Scovill are writers for AL Political Reporter.  (Tyler Pruett |

PHOTO: Representative Barry Moore just announced he’s challenging Congresswoman Martha Roby at the Republican Women of Coffee County Meeting in Enterprise, Ala. (Barry Moore, Facebook | “Martha Roby” Wikipedia.org) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com ENTERPRISE, Ala. — Representative Barry Moore (R

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Monday, May 8 – Thursday, May 11. MONDAY, May 8 Reported Incidents (5/8) Damaged Property – Occurred at 4910 Martin Ave NE,

PHOTO: Fort Payne City Attorney Rocky Watson discusses a revised ordinance on, “Addressing Animal Controls Within the City” at today’s (May 16) council meeting. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the

PHOTO: DeKalb County Deputies found Jamie Shrader, 45 of Chattanooga, in possession of Meth, Ecstasy pills that looked like kids cereal, and pills. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FLAT ROCK, Ala. — On Saturday, May 13th, a DeKalb County K-9 Deputy

PHOTO: Gary Haymon discusses his recent dog attack at the Rainsville City Council meeting earlier. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) At tonight’s (Monday, May 15) meeting of the Rainsville City

PHOTO: Senator Phil Williams represents District 10 in the Alabama State Senate, which is comprised of all or parts of Etowah, Cherokee, St. Clair, and DeKalb counties. (Contributed Photo from the Alabama Senate) By Staff Reports RAINBOW CITY, Ala. – District 10 Senator

PHOTO: Jeffery Lynn Corbin, 48 of Boaz, was arrested after a traffic stop near Crossville. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports CROSSVILLE, Ala. — On Sunday, May 14, DeKalb County K-9 Deputy conducted a traffic stop on County Road 3

PHOTO: Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries John McMillan addressed the DeKalb County Republican Breakfast Club this morning. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) This morning, (May 13, 2017) Alabama