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PHOTO: Tax Enforcement and Animal Cruelty investigator Clayburn Simpson discusses the new law’s implications at this morning’s meeting of the DeKalb County Commission. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Scroll down for

PHOTO: Brian and Melody Graden (43 and 45 of Section) were arrested on charges of Negligent Homicide and 4 counts each of failing to vaccinate the animals involved in the December 7th, 2017 attack that killed Emily Colvin. (Jackson County

PHOTO: On Monday, the time for appeal expired for the four dogs involved in the fatal attack in Section in early December. Yesterday morning, the dogs were euthanized. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com SECTION, Ala. —

PHOTO: A month after the deadly dog attack in Section that took the life of Emily Colvin, the fate of the dogs and the owners are still being decided in Jackson County. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing

PHOTO: Rachel Abrams, whose niece was killed by dogs recently on Sand Mountain, addresses the Fort Payne Council meeting regarding the dog attack. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) To begin yesterday’s

(File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com SECTION, Ala.— According to Jackson County Sheriff Chuck Phillips, shortly before 9 am in Jackson County, near the DeKalb County line on Sand Mountain, a woman was attacked and killed by a pack

PHOTO: Gary Haymon discusses his recent dog attack at the Rainsville City Council meeting earlier. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) At tonight’s (Monday, May 15) meeting of the Rainsville City

PHOTO: According to the DeKalb County Health Department, the dog involved in last week’s attack will be released to the owner on Monday. The department pointed out that with no effective leash law on the books, the department has no choice

PHOTO: Gary Haymon, retired Pastor of the Rainsville Church of God, was viciously attacked by a dog last week. (Gary Haymon) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com  RAINSVILLE, Ala. – A near-fatal attack last week by a dog has the Rainsville