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Children’s Place announces expansion

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled

Rainsville Welcomes New Officers

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on

Arrests Made on Lookout Mountain

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: Last night, Deputies and

NACC to Hold 2019 Awards Day

By Staff Reports POWELL, Ala. — Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) will host its Awards Day on Monday, April 29,

Regional Direct Primary Care Provider Expands Services, Opens New Clinics

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. – Dekalb MD, a growing regional network of primary care clinics, has partnered with

Richards will not seek re-election to BOE

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Tuesday, DeKalb County Board of Education member Mark

Officers Assaulted While Serving Warrant

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Saturday April 6 at 5:20pm, Fort Payne Police Officers went to Deerfield

Traffic Stops Result in Seven Arrests

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Chief Randy Bynum would like to report several arrests have been made over

Drug Take Back Initiative on April 27th

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: On April 27th, DeKalb

Afternoon chase ends near Fyffe with two in Custody

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: Yesterday afternoon (April 12,