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Rainsville Community Mourns Willmon

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Rainsville lost a longtime banker and friend on Monday, November 26. Anthony

Legislators deliver State of the State

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Tuesday, DeKalb and Jackson counties’ state

Fort Payne Battles Downtown Fire

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Orvetta Angelic Patterson) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Monday night, a blaze broke

Fort Payne First Presbyterian welcomes all

By Staff Reports (Photo from Fort Payne Presbyterian Church on Facebook) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The weather’s getting colder. The TV news

Beloved Fort Payne Attorney Passes Away

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photo) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Alfred Richard Igou, who served DeKalb and Cherokee Counties

NACC Music presents Christmas concert

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Northeast Alabama Community College Department of Music will present “All Is Calm, All Is

Thankful

By Staff Reports (Pictured – [Left]: Leighton Barnett enjoyed her third grade Thanksgiving dinner dressed as a pilgrim. [Right]: Gage

Council repeals Public Service Law

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council held their regularly

FP Looks to Change Zoning

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held

Geraldine falls in second round

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Kristy Gallagher) GERALDINE, Ala. — On Friday night, the Randolph County