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DeKalb school board says farewell to Wootten

DeKalb school board says farewell to Wootten By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com IDER, Ala. — In a special meeting

BREAKING: Fire spreads at Little River Canyon

PHOTO: Smoke fills the Martha’s Falls area of Little River Canyon. (Photo by Tyler Pruett)  By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor 

Fort Payne Police Report, Monday, Oct. 17 – Thursday, Oct. 20

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

Open House at the Barn at Blue Pond

Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, Ala. — When Roger and Deana Wigley bought their property on Blue Pond Road

Rainsville Council handles rezoning (VIDEO)

PHOTO: Garrett Street, which runs behind Plainview High School. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch)  By C. Campbell, Staff Writer cody@southerntorch.com

Fox Mountain fire 95 percent contained in Alabama

PHOTO: The Fox Mountain fire has burned a total of 1,971 acres in Alabama and Georgia combined. (Wildfire | USFWS/Southeast)

Jefferson’s to reopen in two weeks after fire

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Last Thursday started like any day for the staff at

The Legacy Continues at Fyffe

PHOTO: The Fyffe C-Team PeeWee Players will face Albertville on Saturday. (Southern Torch | Submitted Photo) Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com

Fort Payne Police Report, Monday, Oct. 10 – Thursday, Oct. 13

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

Rainsville native Jack ‘The Bomber’ Lord gets inducted to Hall of Fame

PHOTO: Jack Lord, Hustler Ric Rogers, and Big Shane Anderson after receiving their Hall of Fame Awards. (Alabama Professional Wrestling