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Two Arrested after Chase in Sylvania

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: Early this morning (April

DeKalb County to Honor First Responders

By Staff Reports DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — It is time to honor the First Responders of DeKalb County. An appreciation

FPHS Robotics compete at Rocket City Regional

By Zach Hester, Art Director • zach@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photo) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Last month, Fort Payne High School’s FIRST

DeKalb Among Alabama’s Most Financially Sound Counties

By Marla Jones,Managing Editor •marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday,

Four arrested in Fort Payne on Drug Charges

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: Last night (April 9, 2019), agents with

SAM Foundation to Provide Suicide Prevention Training

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The SAM Foundation will bring its highly educational QPR training program for suicide

CCA Presents Appreciation Plaque

By Marla Jones,Managing Editor •marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council held their regular meeting on Monday, April 1. 

MAKING RADIO GREAT AGAIN: Jenna Sue joins Southern Torch

By Eloise Smith,General Manager •eloise@southerntorch.com Jenna Sue Payne, of Fort Payne, AL, will be joining the Southern Torch as the

FP Discusses 2020 Census

By Marla Jones,Managing Editor •marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on

Mission Center to Close Doors in May

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — After 45 years of serving generations across our community, the