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Albertville man arrested after traffic stop in Kilpatrick

PHOTO: Jose Mora Garcia, 25 of Albertville was arrested on Sunday in the Kilpatrick area for drug-related offenses and for carrying a

Two apprehended after Cherokee Co. deputies pursue stolen vehicle into Georgia

PHOTO: Two were arrested after a pursuit began in Cedar Bluff, Alabama and ended near Plant Hammond in Rome, Georgia. (Cherokee County

Lingerfelt pushes back regarding Chavies Bridge property

PHOTO: Rainsville Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt weighs-in on the situation regarding the condemnation of a right-of-way to replace Chavies Bridge. (File Photo)

Woman dies in house fire in Aroney Community

(File Photo)  By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: At approximately 9:17 yesterday, the

VIDEO: Stiefel seeks solution regarding Rainsville crossroads

PHOTO: At last night’s council meeting, Councilman Marshall Stiefel suggested a committee to address the concerns of Rainsville Citizens regarding the

Cedar Bluff woman arrested after stillborn infant tested positive for meth

PHOTO: Ciji N. White, 33 of Cedar Bluff, for allegedly using methamphetamine while pregnant, which is believed to have caused

TORCH EXCLUSIVE: FSU climbing student accused of sex abuse at Cherokee Rock Village

PHOTO: The view from Cherokee Rock Village in Sand Rock, Alabama. A Florida State University student is accused of unwanted sexual

Florida college student arrested after incident on Cherokee Co. Trip

PHOTO: Patrick Cox, 23 of Florida was transported from Florida to the Cherokee County Detention Center after an incident occurred on a college

Woman arrested at Fort Payne Middle School Basketball game

PHOTO: Rachel Golden Lee, 49 of Fort Payne was arrested for harassment at a Fort Payne Middle School Basketball game last night.

U.S. Attorney responds to “absurd” allegations of investigating Moore accusers

(Department of Justice Seal | File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — In a statement issued Thursday