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Let Freedom Ring!

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — It’s time to break out the folding chairs and blankets and celebrate the fourth of July with spectacular events across DeKalb County! The Rainsville Freedom Fest is big fun for the entire family. It will

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Monday morning signaled the beginning of a new chapter of the Fort Payne Parks and Recreation department. Robin Brothers, a native of DeKalb County, officially began her tenure as the

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At this week’s meeting of the Fort Payne City Council, Assistant Fire Chief Ron Saferite was named as the new Chief of the Fort Payne Fire Department. The previous Fire

By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video at the Bottom) The Fort Payne City Council met on Thursday, May 17, 2018 for their regularly scheduled meeting. In March, the Council agreed to the issue of 45 million dollars

PHOTO: GH Metal Solutions offers contract metal working services and is located on Airport Road. The amended abatement increased the amount of capital investment by almost half a million dollars and extended it for a year; until the end of

(Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Scroll down for Video) On the Agenda today, the council will present retirement plaques to Terry Noles (Police Department) and Tommy Evans (Fire Department). The council will also be voting

PHOTO: Fort Payne City employee Tony ‘Buck’ Keef is challenging longtime District III County Commissioner Chris Kuykendall in the June 2018 Republican Primary. (Contributed Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.  — Tony ‘Buck’ Keef is challenging

PHOTO: The “Pavilion” Concept for the Old Mapco Building on the corner of Gault Avenue and Highway 35. The new city building will serve as a welcome center for the city. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor 

PHOTO: At yesterday’s meeting of the Fort Payne City Council, Mayor Larry Chesser presented former councilman Walter Watson with a, “Mayor’s Day of Recognition” proclamation. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Scroll

(Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Watch Live below as the Fort Payne City Council convenes for their regular meeting on Tuesday, April 3rd (The video will also be automatically uploaded to YouTube to watch