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PHOTO: Window to apply for a pistol permit in the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — “It’s not about the money,” DeKalb Sheriff Jimmy Harris said, when

PHOTO: At Monday night’s meeting of the Rainsville City Council, Councilman Marshall Stiefel voiced concerns over recent spending and the city’s priorities. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — “I want to make a

PHOTO: A timber yard on Highway 11 between Fort Payne and Collinsville, overlooked by a bare spot on Lookout Mountain. The brow land is owned by Steve Stevens, who has followed ‘best management practices’ and replanted the land in trees.

DeKalb Sen. Phil Williams weighs in on Obama transgender directive Guest Editorial By Sen. Phil Williams Across our nation there is a deafening debate about the “rights” of those who claim a gender preference or identity other than the one

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com President Barack Obama announced Tuesday a new round of executive action on gun control in response to several recent mass shootings and his perceived “inaction” on the part of congress. As part of his executive