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VIDEO: Fort Payne decides on concept for the Old Mapco

PHOTO: The “Pavilion” Concept for the Old Mapco Building on the corner of Gault Avenue and Highway 35. The new city

Dump Truck Overturns in Rainsville

By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com   RAINSVILLE, Ala.— A dump truck hauling asphalt milling overturned on Garrett Street on Wednesday,

LIVE: Fort Payne City Council Meeting, April 17, 2018

(File Photo) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Scroll Down for Live Video) Watch Live as the Fort Payne City Council

VIDEO: 2018 Southern Torch Republican Candidates Forum

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Scroll down for full video of the 2018 Southern Torch DeKalb County Candidates Forum;

WATCH LIVE: Rainsville City Council Meeting, April 16, 2018

(Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Scroll Down for Video) Watch Live as the Rainsville

Plainview’s Ava Jacobs signs with the University of Alabama – Huntsville

PHOTO: Ava Jacobs with her family at today’s signing held at the DeKalb County Schools Coliseum. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch)

4 year old receives proclamation for helping elderly woman

PHOTO: Robert Crum and his father, Matt, receives a proclamation from Mayor Chuck Ables at this week’s meeting of the Geraldine

Groundbreaking held this week for new Google Data Center

PHOTO: Photo from the groundbreaking on Monday at Google’s new data center in Bridgeport!  (Contributed Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor 

DeKalb’s police officers take part in human trafficking training

PHOTO: Police Officers from local departments receive instruction on human trafficking from former Federal Agent Rick Tate of the Alabama Human

VIDEO: County officials discuss implementing ‘Dangerous Dogs’ law

PHOTO: Tax Enforcement and Animal Cruelty investigator Clayburn Simpson discusses the new law’s implications at this morning’s meeting of the