Alabama Attorney General rules “Draftkings” and “FanDuel” websites illegal

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor MONTGOMERY, Ala.— In a statement released on Tuesday, April 5, Alabama Attorney General Luther

UPDATED: Fort Payne PD Corrections Officer Cody Wells Yarborough killed in tragic car accident

By Joseph M. Morgan UPDATED: MONNDAY, 9:37 a.m. >> FORT PAYNE, Ala.—Fort Payne PD Corrections Officer Cody Ledale Wells, 23,

Southern Torch – Meet the Staff

Who is Southern Torch? Meet the faces behind the words Joseph M. Morgan – Editor and Publisher Joseph Morgan is a

Fort Payne, Rainsville announce city merger

SOUTHERN TORCH EXCLUSIVE: City officials finalize largest municipal merger in Alabama history By Joseph M. Morgan DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.— The

DeKalb EMA issues Flash Flood Watch

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.—The DeKalb County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) has issued a Flash Flood Watch from the National Weather Service

Bentley’s top political advisor announces resignation

      MONTGOMERY, Ala.—Rebekah Caldwell Mason, top political aide to Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, announced Wednesday in a statement

Fort Payne named as stop on Hank Williams Trail

Beason’s Barber Shop visited by Jett Williams, Alabama Tourism on Tuesday By Joseph M. Morgan FORT PAYNE, Ala.—Jett Williams,

Tragedy in Crossville: 1-year-old drowns in DeKalb County pond

By Joseph M. Morgan CROSSVILLE, Ala.—A 1-year-old boy died on Wednesday in a tragic drowning in a backyard goldfish

Bentley admits to inappropriate comments

By Tyler Pruett MONTGOMERY, Ala— In a strange sequence of events on Wednesday, Governor Robert Bentley admitted to making