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FORT PAYNE, Ala.—The dozen candidates for Fort Payne City Council recently took part in a candidate forum hosted by Fort Payne newspaper the Times Journal. The panel of 12 candidates answered a series of the same questions, one at a

FORT PAYNE, Ala.—Incumbent Fort Payne Mayor Larry Chesser and mayoral challenger David Beddingfield took part in a candidate forum hosted by Fort Payne newspaper the Times Journal Thursday night at the city auditorium in Fort Payne. The two will face

By: Joseph M. Morgan, Editor and Publisher joseph@southerntorch.com COLLINSVILLE, Ala.—Councilman Fred W. Shankles recently announced his intent to run for re-election to the Collinsville City Council, District 2. Shankles, a lifelong resident of Collinsville, has held the District 2 seat

FORT PAYNE, Ala.—If elected on Aug. 23, 2016, Fort Payne City Councilman Johnny Eberhart will make the next term on the city council his last, he announced at a candidate forum hosted by Fort Payne newspaper the Times Journal on Thursday night. “With

By: Joseph M. Morgan Editor and Publisher joseph@southerntorch.com COLLINSVILLE, Ala.—Collinsville High School (CHS) educator Donna G. Jones recently announced her intent to run for the Collinsville City Council, District 2. Mrs. Jones, a teacher at CHS for the past 24

By Tyler Pruett Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, Ala. — Longtime Sylvania resident Tom Hale has qualified to run for Sylvania Town Council Place 2. He’ll be facing off against Jerod Sharp in the August 23 municipal elections. Hale already has

By Tyler Pruett Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.—Fort Payne Mayor Larry Chesser is seeking the people’s support in the upcoming August 23 Municipal Elections. Chesser is wrapping up his first term as mayor, and is seeking a second to

By Tyler Pruett Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Small business owner Gary Hartline is announcing his run for Rainsville City Council Place #3. Hartline is a longtime resident of Rainsville, and said he is excited about the prospect of

By Joseph M. Morgan Editor and Publisher joseph@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.— Fort Payne businesswoman Lynn Locklear Brewer recently announced her intention to run for Fort Payne City Council. Brewer is the owner and manager of Vintage 1889 Restaurant and the

Featured: Acting Sylvania Mayor Gerald Craig announces bid for reelection By Tyler Pruett Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, Ala. — Acting Sylvania Mayor Gerald Craig recently announced his intent to run for re-election. Craig was appointed mayor in January 2016 after former