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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

 PHOTO: Daniel Charles Pardue, Daniel James Pardue, Doris Yvonne Camp, William Cole Haggard, Jared Wade Allison, Christopher Douglas Smith, and Tyson Aaron Hart, were arrested earlier today, along with two juveniles (not pictured). (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council held it’s first council meeting. Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt was absent due to a death in the family, as Council Pro Tem Ricky Byrum explained. “Our thoughts and prayers

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Monday, January 30 – Thursday, February 2. MONDAY, January 30 Reported Incidents (1/30) Burglary – Occurred at 1117 Chitwood Ave SE, $142.00 was

PHOTO: A local hosiery mill recently added 442 jobs as part of Walmart’s effort to buy more American manufactured goods.  By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Recently, a Fort Payne sock mill signed a deal with the Walmart

PHOTO: Billy Jones, a former math teacher at Crossville High School, was arrested today on charges related to having sex with a student. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office)  By Staff Reports FYFFE, Ala. — On February 3, 2017 the DeKalb County Sheriff’s

PHOTO: The Loomis Bros. Circus will be in Rainsville next week! (http://loomiscircus.com) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — We’ve held our drawing for the five individual family packs of tickets for the Loomis Bros. Circus, and these lucky viewers have been selected: