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PHOTO: The Burglary was reported at C&H’s Gault Ave North location. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Sunday, February 12th, the owner of C & H Drug reported a burglary at their Gault

PHOTO: A burglary investigation led to 10 arrests for drugs at the Green Acres Trailer Park in Fort Payne. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Friday, February 10 investigators with the DeKalb County Sheriff’s

PHOTO: Markus Tibbett, aged 22 of Albertville, was arrested on suspicion of involvement with the recent theft of church A/C units. By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, investigators have continued to pursue

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Monday, February 6 – Thursday, February 9. MONDAY, February 6 Reported Incidents (2/6) Theft of Property – Occurred at Wal-Mart, eight containers of

PHOTO: Workers began construction on Fort Payne’s new Applebee’s this week! (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Earlier this week, workers broke ground on Fort Payne’s new Applebee’s location. The  franchise will

PHOTO: At Monday night’s meeting of the Rainsville City Council, Councilman Marshall Stiefel voiced concerns over recent spending and the city’s priorities. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — “I want to make a

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Friday, Feb. 3 – Sunday, Feb. 5. FRIDAY, February 3 Reported Incidents (2/3) Theft of Property – Occurred at 1305 Alabama Ave

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Be sure to check out our Southern Torch Valentine’s Day giveaway!  Look for boxes at our participating retailers. You could WIN a dinner for 2 and 2 movie passes! Our sponsors include: Simply Elegant, Gigi’s Funky Junk, Addie Kate’s,

PHOTO: Confirmed by the Alabama Department of Human Resources, Kidemics Day Care in Fort Payne has surrendered it’s license, pending an investigation. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — A Fort Payne Daycare

PHOTO: The City of Fort Payne has set a tentative date to review the contract with Chick-Fil-A! (File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — In the regular meeting of the Fort Payne City Council, the city