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By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — As a network provider under the American Medical Response’s contract with FEMA, the DeKalb Ambulance Service is responding to the request to provide assistance to those affected by Hurricane Michael in the Gulf Region.

By Marla Jones, Reporter CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ala. — Officials were called to a possible drowning at Martha’s Falls in the Little River Canyon National Preserve. At approximately 1:30pm on Saturday, May 12, a 14-year-old youth went under the water and

By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At the regularly scheduled meeting of the DeKalb County Hospital Association, the Board unanimously nominated Mrs. Cheryl Turner to the position of Director of DeKalb Ambulance Service. Mrs. Turner has been employed at DeKalb

(File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Emergency Management Agency, the “Emergency Mock Event” for next week has been cancelled due to the Influenza Emergency and the potential for winter weather

PHOTO: DeKalb Ambulance Service (DAS) is currently holding a toy drive to benefit local children this Holiday Season through the Children’s Advocacy Center. (DAS) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — DeKalb Ambulance Service (DAS) is currently holding

PHOTO: The woman was struck in the westbound lane of Highway 35 in front of Chick-Fil-A. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Updated on October 3, 2017: 2:08 pm) Last a night, a

PHOTO: Scott K. Slaton, 53 of Henagar was arrested on the scene for obstructing government operations and resisting arrest. (The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: At approximately 9:30 pm on

PHOTO: Last night, Deputy Hunter Akins was responding to a call when he struck a bull standing in Highway 75 in Fyffe. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: At

PHOTO: A 39-year-old male was swept over the falls and sustained major injuries earlier today. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. —Larry Beane, Park Ranger with the National Park Service at Little River Canyon released a statement

PHOTO: The 3 car wreck occurred at the intersection of Highway 75 and Newsome Lane in Sylvania. (Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports tyler@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, Ala. — The 3 car wreck occurred at the intersection of Highway 75 and Newsome Lane in Sylvania around