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Could Ed Henry be the right U.S. Senate candidate for second amendment issues?

PHOTO: State Representative Ed Henry (R – Hartselle) is currently running for the U.S. Senate seat, and discusses protecting and expanding

Alabama politicians blast Federal Gov’t on Red Snapper Season

PHOTO: This year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced an incredibly short red snapper season. (Wikimedia Commons) By Tyler Pruett,

VIDEO: Rainsville Council demands answers on Chavies Road bridge project

PHOTO: Chuck Chitwood of CDG Engineering addresses the council on the progress of the Chavies Road Bridge project. (Tyler Pruett |

Fort Payne Police report for Monday, April 24 – Thursday, April 27

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

Marijuana, Xanax found at Fyffe High School by K-9 Unit

By Staff Reports FYFFE, Ala. — On Friday April 28, 2017, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office K-9 units conducted searches of

DeKalb Co. Deputies make drug arrests on Saturday.

PHOTO: The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office arrested Billy Earl McClendon of Fort Payne, Heather McKenzie Perryman of Fort Payne, John Amos

Rainsville Library begins summer reading program signups next week!

PHOTO: The Children’s section of the Rainsville Public Library. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE,

Fort Payne Police Report, Friday, Apr. 21 – Sunday, Apr. 23

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

THIS WEEK IN PRINT: Bill that allows county commission to raise gas tax advances

PHOTO: After a statewide gas tax fails, Montgomery comes up with a new bill to allow the tax to be enacted

VIDEO: Watch the Air Force show North Korea how to conduct a successful missile test!

(PHOTO: Michael Peterson/U.S. Air Force) VIDEO: Early morning launch of a Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile this morning at Vandenberg