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Tornado damage assessment at $3 million

PHOTO: While DeKalb County didn’t reach the damage threshold for personal assistance, those affected do qualify for low-interest SBA loans. (File

Bill and Judy Ayers selected Rainsville’s ‘Persons of the Year’

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Tuesday, the Rainsville Chamber of Commerce board of directors named

Missing Fort Payne teen found in Texas

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Damaris Gomez, the 16 year old juvenile female that was reported missing on May 20th

City, County reach preliminary deal on Bus Garage

PHOTO: Pending approval by the Water Board and DeKalb County Board of Education at the first of the year, the

NACC Veterans present check to Marine Corps League

PHOTO: Northeast Student Veterans Association (NSVA) officers present the $2,300 check to the Northeast Alabama Marine Corps League.  Pictured left to

Two arrested on warrants in Grove Oak after tips

By Staff Reports GROVE OAK, Ala. — The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received multiple anonymous phone calls about possible illegal activity

Buy a personalized “paver” to help build Patriot’s Park

PHOTO: The monument, located on the corner of 5th Street and Godfrey Ave, will allow for 15,000 pavers, and DeKalb

Huddle House coming back to Rainsville!

(Photo: http://www.huddlehouse.com) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. – Huddle up, Rainsville: Huddle House is coming your way.  The iconic neighborhood gathering place

Fort Payne Police Report, Friday, Dec. 2 – Sunday, Dec. 4

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Friday, December 2–

Fort Payne City Council Meeting, December 6, 2016 (VIDEO)

By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council met on December 6 and voted on a request for