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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: Crews from the Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative rehang the lines. (Kristy Gallagher | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — Earlier, an 18-wheeler traveling on Highway 11 through Collinsville tore down several power poles and lines near

PHOTO: Sports Editor Marla Jones with Ider’s Head Coach, Brent Tinker. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com  IDER, Ala.—The Southern Torch Coach of the Week is Brent Tinker, Head Coach of the Ider Hornets Varsity Football

PHOTO: Valley Head Police reports that two have been arrested for burglarizing Valley Head High School on two separate occasions during April. (File Photo) By Staff Reports VALLEY HEAD, Ala. – Chief Nick Welden of the Valley Head Police Department stated

PHOTO: A burglary investigation led to 10 arrests for drugs at the Green Acres Trailer Park in Fort Payne. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Friday, February 10 investigators with the DeKalb County Sheriff’s

Contributed by John Dersham, Executive Director DeKalb County Tourism FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Beautiful weather, clear skies, some nice fall colors, and a whole lot of visitors and locals came out last weekend for the 35th Annual Mentone Colorfest. Fall season

County livestock producers may qualify for Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP). (wikipedia.org | “Grass Fed beef”) By Staff Reports Submitted by the Rainsville USDA Office RAINSVILLE, Ala. — October 5, 2016 – The County Executive Director for the U.S. Department

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.—The Southern Torch announced yesterday that their newspaper would be moving from a Thursday publication to a Friday publication starting this week. Southern Torch Publisher Joseph Morgan said the decision to move from Thursdays to Fridays was made to accommodate an increase