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Geraldine advances on sewer project

Featured image: The Geraldine City Council voted late Monday to accept grant money to build the city it’s own sewer system.

Former speaker Mike Hubbard sentenced

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com OPELIKA, Ala. — Earlier today, Former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard was sentenced on

Family mourns loss of crash victim

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.— Late Wednesday afternoon, the family and friends of Timothy Smith gathered near the

Beddingfield announces run for mayor in Fort Payne

Article provided by Times Journal David Beddingfield announced Tuesday he will run for mayor of Fort Payne. Beddingfield graduated from

Multiple injuries in LIttle River Canyon on the fourth

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — What seemed to be a normal Fourth of July weekend, quickly turned into

Fort Payne resident killed in July 4 crash

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to a statement released by the Fort Payne Police Department, on July

BOE secures new 12-bus fleet for DeKalb Schools

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.—The DeKalb County Board of Education (BOE) received a special delivery on Thursday

Jones will seek reelection in Rainsville

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.— Rainsville Mayor Nick Jones announced last week that he will seek reelection as

Police continue investigation into Ider Discount Drugs robbery

Theft reportedly well-planned, efficiently executed By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com IDER, Ala.—Police are still investigating a break-in and theft that

DeKalb County mourns loss of murdered EMT

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At approximately 4:30 a.m. Monday morning, Fort Payne Police were dispatched to