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Fort Payne FD announces purchase of two new fire trucks

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.—Fort Payne Fire Chief Don Fischer announced at Tuesday night’s city council meeting that

Rainsville Council approves $200K in renovations

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.— The Rainsville City Council met Monday and discussed the status of a number

Supreme Court sides with Thrash, denies DeKalb BOE appeal

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com After almost a year and a half of delays and legal wrangling, former Fyffe High

Fort Payne’s Randy and Olivia Grider Honored with Chairman’s Cup Award

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com DECATUR, Ala. – The Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association (AMLA) has honored Randy and Olivia

Alabama Legislature’s new budget calls for $86 million in new taxes

MONTGOMERY, Ala.—After a 6-month stalemate that has spanned two special legislative sessions, Alabama lawmakers passed a state budget Wednesday night

Southern Torch announces expansion, move to Friday publication

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.—The Southern Torch announced yesterday that their newspaper would be moving from a Thursday publication to a Friday publication starting this week.