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Cherokee County Sheriff and District Attorney close 2013 Cold Case after suspect commits suicide

PHOTO: Recently, the District Attorney’s Office and the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office were able to close a “cold case” after the

DeKalb County’s largest bank turns 35!

PHOTO: First State Bank, DeKalb County’s largest bank, celebrated 35 years of serving the citizens of our area last week! (Marla

Rainsville Police Officer injured in accident on Highway 35

PHOTO: A Rainsville Police Officer sustained minor injuries after a collision at the intersection of Church Avenue and Highway 35. (Contributed

Fort Payne Police Report for Friday, May 12 – Thursday, May 18

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Friday, May

Northeast Alabama Community College begins new Golf Program!

PHOTO: Chad Gorham, Director of Extended Day/Distance Education Program; Heather Rice, Director of Development; Dr. David Campbell, President of NACC; and

NACC Ranks #1 in Alabama for Medical Assistant Colleges!

PHOTO: Universities.com recently ranked NACC in their listing of Best Medical Assistant Colleges in Alabama! (File Photo) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE,

Late night car crash claims two in Fort Payne, please keep this family in your prayers

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the Fort Payne Police Department, at approximately 11:45

DeKalb County deputies teach classes at the Alabama Foster and Adoptive Parent Association Conference

PHOTO: DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Michael Edmondson teaches a training course to AFAPA members. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By

Rep. Barry Moore (R – Enterprise) officially announces primary run against Martha Roby

PHOTO: Representative Barry Moore just announced he’s challenging Congresswoman Martha Roby at the Republican Women of Coffee County Meeting in

Fort Payne Police report for Monday, May 8 – Thursday, May 11

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Monday, May