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By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At this week’s meeting of the Fort Payne City Council, Mayor Larry Chesser and the Council honored several students from the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps. (ROTC) program at Fort

By Marla Jones,Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held their last meeting of the year on Tuesday, December 18. To open the meeting, the Council received public comments from citizens regarding the rezoning of Hixon

PHOTO: Councilman Wade Hill discusses the 2018 Budget before its approval. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video at the Bottom) The Fort Payne City Council convened earlier today to pass the

PHOTO: The city council discussing “demand charges” on electric bills with Public Works Director Tim Williams. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) In the Tuesday, June 5th meeting of the Fort

PHOTO: The City of Fort Payne’s Alcohol Board recently approved a retail liquor license for Applebee’s and renewed the permit for Toke, which had lapsed due to change in ownership. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT

PHOTO: Fort Payne City Attorney Rocky Watson recently sent out a memo to the mayor, city council, and city clerk, announcing an initiative to strictly require businesses to have a license. (File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.

PHOTO: Fort Payne Councilman Gerald “Red” Taylor discusses the appointment to the Fort Payne Board of Education. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council moved to reappoint long-time board

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — In their first meeting of 2017, the Fort Payne City Council approved a resolution that merged several city departments together and approved the purchase of a property by the city.  The

Featured image: The Fort Payne City Council passed an ordinance this week that will require all logging operations to obtain a city-approved permit in order to begin a new project By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.—The Fort Payne City