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By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: Sunday night (July 28, 2019) at approximately 8 pm, DeKalb County Deputies apprehended a fugitive from Marshall County in Kilpatrick.  William Harry Humphries Jr.

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photo) GERALDINE, Ala. — State authorities have begun an investigation into an officer-involved shooting that occurred after a police chase began in Blount County and ended in DeKalb County.  According to Chief

Calling All Refs!

PHOTO: (The Odyssey Online) By Staff Reports SAND MOUNTAIN, Ala. — Any new organization is subject to find its first year filled with uncertainty and growing pains, but for the Greater Sand Mountain Football Officials Association, the first year was filled with

PHOTO: Pruitt pictured with his new Jackson County family. (Submitted Photo) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor PISGAH, Ala. — Rainsville native Luke Pruitt was named Head Coach for the Pisgah Eagles earlier today. Pruitt has recently served under his father, Dale

PHOTO: Marty Spence, Randy Spence, and Jonathan Spence were arrested and charged on March 5th. By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: On March 5th, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a stolen

(“Broadband Network” | Wikimedia.org) By Staff Reports MONTGOMERY, Ala. – This afternoon the Alabama State Senate took a major step toward broadband expansion in rural Alabama by passing Senator Clay Scofield’s (R-Guntersville) Alabama Rural Broadband Act. Senate Bill 149 is

PHOTO: Michael Dillen Moore (60 of Albertville) was indicted by a federal grand jury today on heroin distribution and gun charges. (Marshall County Sheriff’s Office)  By Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – According to the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District

PHOTO: Mohegan Renewable Energy recently announced the purchase of the Lee Energy Solutions Facility on Highway 68, which they will be reopening to produce wood pellets out of wood waste for a low cost, renewable heating solution. (Tyler Pruett |

PHOTO: Paul Mitchell Dwight Anderson, 23 of Albertville, was arrested on suspicion of vandalizing his neighbor’s house and vehicles in Henagar. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: Last Wednesday (November 22)

PHOTO: Jose Mora Garcia, 25 of Albertville was arrested on Sunday in the Kilpatrick area for drug-related offenses and for carrying a concealed weapon after narcotics and a pistol were found. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office)   By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. —