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Rainsville to host Freedom Fest this Saturday

Featured image: The 2016 Rainsville Freedom Fest will be held this Saturday, June 25 at the Rainsville City Park from

DeKalb prepares for Alabama Fan Appreciation Weekend 2016

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.—Country music fans from DeKalb County and across the U.S. will converge upon

Fort Payne Main Street program will host event to reveal business and citywide survey results

By Joseph M. Morgan FORT PAYNE, Ala.—On June 27, 2016 at the DeKalb Theatre in Fort Payne from 5:30 p.m.

2016 Freedom Fest Run in Rainsville draws 850 participants, raises over $32,000

Race will donate more than $26,000 to help Rainsville teen Savannah Willingham By Joseph M. Morgan RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Last

Fort Payne City Council okays new construction at The Crossings

Featured: The City of Fort Payne recently expanded its agreement with the owner of The Crossings at Fort Payne, the redeveloped

Mentone lays groundwork for alcohol sales

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com MENTONE, Ala. — In the regularly scheduled meeting of the Mentone Town Council on Tuesday,

Coming Home: How one child’s courage has inspired an entire community in Collinsville

Featured image: Jaden Jones, 5, returned home on Wednesday from heart surgery at Children’s Hospital to a welcome party of

Rainsville hosts 6th annual Freedom Fest Run this Saturday

Featured image: Jerry Clifton, Race Director of the Freedom Fest Run, with Rainsville City Council By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE,

A DeKalb County icon gets a facelift

Renovations continue at Cricket Theatre in Collinsville By Joseph M. Morgan COLLINSVILLE, Ala.—There is a buzz on Main Street this

Council approves ordinance for $1.97 million USDA loan

Featured image: Rainsville City Council approved ordinance for $1.97 million Monday night By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — By