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Fort Payne FD battles two structure fires in less than 24 Hours

PHOTO: The aftermath of the fire on Tuesday, just behind City Hall on 2nd St West in Fort Payne. (Contributed

Tractor and SUV collide in Fort Payne on Highway 11

PHOTO: Earlier today, an SUV collided with a tractor on Highway 11 in Fort Payne. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By

VIDEO: School Board holds moment of silence for Sylvania Bus Driver Ray Bramblett

PHOTO: The DeKalb County Board of Education meets underneath their new, custom signage that was recently built by Agri-Business students

Several arrested for drug possession in traffic stops on Sand Mountain

PHOTO: Christi Ruth Allison (Flat Rock) and Charles Wooten (Trenton) were arrested on Sunday at a Driver’s License checkpoint, while

FUNDING THE FUTURE: Fort Payne proposes penny sales tax to fund projects

PHOTO: Councilman Wade Hill discusses the city’s finances and funding long term projects at Tuesday’s Work Session. (Tyler Pruett | Southern

INSIDE THE HUDDLE: The 2017 Ider Hornets

PHOTO: The 2017 Hornets take on the stairs at Wayne C. Hardiman Stadium! (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones,

Crossville man stabbed in altercation over the weekend

(File Photo) By Staff Reports CROSSVILLE, Ala. — Last Saturday night (July 9), at approximately 8:15 pm, the DeKalb County

Three arrested after welfare check on a child

PHOTO: Lisa Cranford, 59 0f Geraldine, Charles Jacob Cranford, 22 of Dawson, and Destiny Hope Banks, 20 of Geraldine were

VIDEO: U.S. Senate Candidate Trip Pittman addresses local Republicans

PHOTO: Alabama Senator Trip Pittman (R – Montrose) addresses the DeKalb County Republican Breakfast Club. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By

Rainsville student graduates from renowned Robotics Camp

PHOTO: Trey Stewart was part of the Robotics Camp program, which is specifically designed for trainees who have a particular interest