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BREAKING NEWS: Shooting at Fort Payne Wal-Mart

FORT PAYNE, Ala.—There was a shooting tonight at approximately 8 p.m. at Wal-Mart in Fort Payne. Law enforcement at the

Mentone loses historical tree

Featured image: The tree at the Mentone Inn has greeted visitors at the top of the mountain for the last

SCOTUS overturns Alabama Supreme Court ruling against lesbian mother

By: Joseph M. Morgan WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision on Monday to overturn a previous Alabama

Barnett defeats Taylor in Superintendent Primary

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.— In perhaps the most highly anticipated race on the ballot for DeKalb

Community leaders throughout DeKalb starring in Krazy Kudzu Follies

By Staff Reports The Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce began Krazy Kudzu Follies this week. The show runs March 3-5

Urethane Supply Company rebrands as Polyvance

RAINSVILLE, Ala.— Urethane Supply Company recently held a special event to commemorate a new business name. The company will now

Thrash BOE hearing set for March 17

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.— The DeKalb County School Board announced at a school board meeting last week

The Spot rolls out new food trailer

By Tyler Pruett FORT PAYNE, Ala.— One of Dekalb County’s favorite coffee shops and eateries is happy to announce they

The “SEC Primary” delivers on expectations

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com ALABAMA, USA— This presidential primary was one unlike any other in recent memory for our state.

Veteran’s group ejected from Trump rally

By Tyler Pruett MADISON, Ala— A group of U.S. military veterans was ejected from presidential hopeful Donald Trump’s recent campaign