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VIDEO: Fort Payne City Council honors former-Councilman Walter Watson

PHOTO: Fort Payne Mayor Larry Chesser presents Walter Watson with a framed certificate honoring his service to the city. (Tyler Pruett

Separate incidents leads to two arrests for meth after traffic stops

PHOTO: James Edward Hester (left) of Albertville and Nickey McNew of Crossville (right) were arrested on drug charges after narcotics were

UPDATE: Community rallies to help victims of tragic Highway 35 accident

OPHOTO: The two surviving victims of Thursday’s crash have emerged from comas, but they still have a long road to

VIDEO: Rainsville Council “indefinitely” tables road paving discussion

PHOTO: Councilman Bejan Taheri votes “Yay” on a motion to indefinitely “table” the discussion about paving a road in the city. (Tyler

Sylvania student Kailee Johnson awarded National FFA Scholarship!

PHOTO: Kailee Johnson received a $1000.00 Bill Kirk Endowment scholarship from the National FFA Organization. (Contributed Photo | National FFA Organization)

Fort Payne’s ‘Alabama’ honored where it all started!

PHOTO: Randy Owen, joined by Jeff Cook and Teddy Gentry, address fans out side of the DeKalb Theatre earlier today.

Firefighters save home from total loss in Rainsville yesterday

PHOTO: The call went out about 11 am yesterday (June 15), and Fire Fighters from Rainsville and Sylvania responded. A firefighter

UPDATE: Highway 35 Accident

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Today (June 15), at approximately 3 pm, a tragic accident occurred on

VIDEO: Fyffe Town council approves first step in building Splash Pad!

PHOTO: The new Fyffe Splash pad will be in the Town Park! (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett,

High Speed pursuit begins in Woodville, ends in Huntsville

PHOTO: Newton Kipruto Rotich, 25 of Huntsville, was arrested on multiple charges after leading the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and