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By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photos) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Chances are you have seen a picture in the cotton fields on your Facebook feed. You have the Love family to thank for that. The Love family consists of

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Earlier today, a blaze broke out in the old DeSoto Mills Building in Fort Payne. Hundreds of cotton bales are reportedly burning. The Fort Payne Fire Department is on the scene, and

Alabama voters will have the opportunity on Tuesday to vote on the Alabama Cotton Producer Assessment Refund Amendment otherwise known as Amendment 1. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Alabama cotton growers produced 590,000 bales of cotton in 2013,