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By Staff Reports (Photo from Fort Payne Presbyterian Church on Facebook) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The weather’s getting colder. The TV news and social media just seem to be getting sadder, more aggressive and harder to follow. And yet, during the holiday

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) PICTURED (L to R): Amy Glover, Charlie Glover, Adrienne Guice, Lamesa Bowman, Danny Stewart, Carol Stewart, Sharon Byrd, Debbie Wofford, Tyler Ledford, Gerald Bowman. (Middle Row): Brody Freeman, Gill Farmer, Mason Farmer, Amanda Whitfield,

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photo by Jenny Wootten Mann | Facebook) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Over the past two weeks, life has drastically changed for Ider’s very own Jenny Wootten Mann. After posting a video of her singing inside

By Zach Hester, Reporter RAINSVILLE, Ala. — As the world reels from a weeklong mourning of Hollywood icon Burt Reynolds, a local business is holding tight onto a small piece of history that they shared with the ‘Gunsmoke’ and ‘Smokey and

PHOTO: Dr. Lewis was named Vice President of MASA just last year. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, DeKalb County lost a friend, a family doctor, and a good Christian

Every Monday, By His Hands Outreach Ministry – The By His Hands Outreach Ministry will host a soup kitchen beginning on Mondays at 6pm. The Clothes Closet will be open Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm. Both are at

PHOTO: The beer coolers and wine selection at DeSoto Seafood and Brews, which recently opened in Fort Payne. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — In a 3-1 (1 Abstained) vote today, the Fort

PHOTO: Katina Blanchett discusses the proposed home to the crowd at a meeting of the Rainsville Zoning Board. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — At tonight’s meeting of the Rainsville Zoning Board, Katina Blanchett (Director) and Jordanna Rowley (Co-Director)

PHOTO: Markus Tibbett, aged 22 of Albertville, was arrested on suspicion of involvement with the recent theft of church A/C units. By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, investigators have continued to pursue

Contributed by Sonjia Pittman FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Summit is a faith based 12-month residential recovery and intensive discipleship program for women struggling with life controlling problems including drugs and alcohol. This ministry is a non-profit corporation established in