Tag "1941"

PHOTO: Locals and Veterans gather at the GE Hill Bridge crossing Little River Canyon to remember the Pearl Harbor attack, which happened 76 years ago today. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — “Yesterday,

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com Monday marked the 74th Anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Dec. 7th, 1941 marked the beginning of America’s involvement in WWII, which would affect virtually all families and communities across the country over the

By Karah Wilson karah@southerntorch.com DEKALB CO., Ala.—In Sept. 1620, the Mayflower left Plymouth, England, carrying over 100 passengers. The passengers were searching for a chance at religious freedom. After 66 days, anchor was dropped at the tip of Cape Cod.

By Sen. Greg Reed Thanksgiving is a great time for catching up with family members, watching football, and eating turkey, dressing, and pumpkin and pecan pies. The food is so good, you might even excuse your Uncle Jim’s fifth monologue

NACC honors veterans

By Karah Wilson karah@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.—On Nov. 10, Northeast Alabama Community College honored 65 students and staff that have served in a branch of the Armed Forces. This event took place in the lobby of the Lyceum and was attended