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Fort Payne Police Report, Monday, April 10 – Thursday, April 13

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Monday, April

City of Fort Payne looks to design new flag, and they need your help!

PHOTO: Currently, the Alabama and United States Flags are displayed at Fort Payne City Hall, Mayor Larry Chesser would like for

JUST IN: Governor Kay Ivey officially fires Ron Sparks

PHOTO: Official letter sent from Governor Kay Ivey, notifying Sparks of his termination. By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com (Updated at

DeKalb Co. Law Enforcement make multiple drug arrests this week in separate incidents

PHOTO: (Pictured, Left to Right) Shala D. Gillespie of Philadelphia (PA), George Victor Morton of Albertville, Dylan Nathaniel Essex of Fort

NOT SMART: Men with warrants, drugs in the car approach a DeKalb Co. Deputy

PHOTO: Joseph Ryan West and Joey Lynn Williams pulled up to a DeKalb County Deputy early this morning near Higdon.

Two DeKalb County Deputies Graduate Jefferson County Sheriff’s Academy

PHOTO: Sheriff Jimmy Harris and Chief Deputy Michael Edmondson with DeKalb County’s newest deputies: Seth Cagle and David Stanley. (Tyler Pruett

Fort Payne Police Report, Monday, April 3 – Thursday, April 6

  By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Monday,

DETOUR: Fort Payne considers rerouting truck traffic on Highway 35

PHOTO: The Fort Payne City Council discussed the possibility of rerouting trucks that pass down Gault Ave.(Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch)

Fort Payne Police Report, Monday, March 13 – Thursday, March 16

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Monday, March

DeKalb County deputies have busy weekend

PHOTO: Deputies from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office had a busy weekend, arresting several on unrelated charges, and locating a missing