DeKalb County

WATCH LIVE: Fort Payne City Council Meeting, April 3, 2018

(Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Watch Live below as the Fort Payne City Council

Nick Welden steps aside as police chief to devote time to campaign

PHOTO: Republican candidate for DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden addressing a crowd in Henagar last night. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch)

Roadwork to return in Rainsville

PHOTO: Due to the cold weather during last year’s paving project at the crossing in Rainsville, the asphalt did not

Board Buys New Buses

PHOTO: (DeKalb County Alabama Schools) By Marla Jones, Reporter The DeKalb County Board of Education held its regularly scheduled meeting last

Greeson kicks off Campaign for Circuit Clerk

PHOTO: (Todd Greeson for DeKalb County Circuit Clerk) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Republican candidate Todd Greeson kicked off

VIDEO: City Sign Changes Considered

PHOTO: Councilmember Byrum made the motion for new signs to be placed on or near the Rainsville Welcome Signs. (Marla Jones

BREAKING: Fort Payne Council passes Sunday Sales

PHOTO: The beer coolers and wine selection at DeSoto Seafood and Brews, which recently opened in Fort Payne. (Tyler Pruett |

VIDEO: Crucial School funding tax renewals to be on June 5th Ballot

PHOTO: DeKalb County Commission President Ricky Harcrow discusses the importance of the tax renewals to DeKalb County and Fort Payne City

Welden steps down as head of Chiefs Association to dedicate time to campaign

PHOTO: Valley Head Police Chief Nick Welden addresses the DeKalb County Chiefs of Police Association at Kelly’s Kitchen yesterday. (Tyler Pruett

Sign the petition to help Fort Payne demolish the old Hospital!

PHOTO: The City of Fort Payne has started a petition drive for state assistance in demolishing the old DeKalb General Hospital.