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TARCOG holds planning meeting with Rainsville

PHOTO: Councilmen Marshall Stiefel and Derek Rosson go over the long-term strategy with TARCOG representative Kevin Bernard. (Tyler Pruett | Southern

Fort Payne votes to conditionally allow logging (VIDEO)

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At the Fort Payne City Council meeting on Tuesday (December

Rainsville City Council holds last meeting of 2016 (VIDEO)

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Video Below) On Monday, December 19 the Rainsville City Council convened for the final workshop

Tornado damage assessment at $3 million

PHOTO: While DeKalb County didn’t reach the damage threshold for personal assistance, those affected do qualify for low-interest SBA loans. (File

Bill and Judy Ayers selected Rainsville’s ‘Persons of the Year’

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Tuesday, the Rainsville Chamber of Commerce board of directors named

Missing Fort Payne teen found in Texas

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Damaris Gomez, the 16 year old juvenile female that was reported missing on May 20th

City, County reach preliminary deal on Bus Garage

PHOTO: Pending approval by the Water Board and DeKalb County Board of Education at the first of the year, the

NACC Veterans present check to Marine Corps League

PHOTO: Northeast Student Veterans Association (NSVA) officers present the $2,300 check to the Northeast Alabama Marine Corps League.  Pictured left to

Two arrested on warrants in Grove Oak after tips

By Staff Reports GROVE OAK, Ala. — The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received multiple anonymous phone calls about possible illegal activity

Buy a personalized “paver” to help build Patriot’s Park

PHOTO: The monument, located on the corner of 5th Street and Godfrey Ave, will allow for 15,000 pavers, and DeKalb