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Fort Payne Police Report, Friday, Jan. 20 – Sunday, Jan. 22

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

Fort Payne Police Report, Monday, Jan. 16 – Thursday, Jan. 19

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

Rep. Mack Butler seeks to reduce ‘Gun Free Zones’

PHOTO: Representative Mack Butler (R – Rainbow City) seeks to allow concealed-carry in many places across the state that currently prohibit it.

County EMA announces ‘Emergency Tax Free Weekend’

PHOTO: In response to the 2011 tornadoes, for one weekend each year citizens can purchase disaster preparedness items tax free.

LIVE: Watch Donald Trump be Inaugurated!

By Staff Reports WASHINGTON, D.C. — Watch live as Donald Trump is inaugurated to be the 45th President of the United States!

Crossville man arrested on Rape charges after Tinder Meet-up

PHOTO: Jeffrey Scott Vanherreweghe, 23 of Crossville, Alabama was arrested by the Indiana State Police and charged with Rape, Criminal Confinement,

Fort Payne Police Report, Friday, Jan. 6 – Sunday, Jan. 8

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

Fort Payne holds Public Meeting on Logging Ordinance (VIDEO)

PHOTO: A timber yard on Highway 11 between Fort Payne and Collinsville, overlooked by a bare spot on Lookout Mountain.

2016 DeKalb County Drug and Major Crimes Unit Statistics

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Drug and Major Crimes Unit has worked diligently to make 2016

UPDATE: DeSoto Mills Fire could last for days

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Earlier today, a blaze broke out in the old DeSoto Mills Building