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By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Orvetta Angelic Patterson) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Monday night, a blaze broke out in a vacant building in downtown Fort Payne. Firefighters responded immediately to put out the fire that could have

PHOTO: (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, June 4, 2018. Rainsville Freedom Run Race Coordinator Jerry Clifton addressed the Council about the upcoming race on

Every Monday, By His Hands Outreach Ministry –The By His Hands Outreach Ministry will host a soup kitchen beginning on Mondays at 6pm. The Clothes Closet will be open Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm. Both are at 2494

PHOTO: The scene on Government Circle in Geraldine where two were killed in an early morning apartment fire. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports GERALDINE, Ala. — Two fatalities have been confirmed in an earlier morning apartment fire in Geraldine,

(File Photo) By Staff Reports  RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Rainsville Fire/Rescue Chief Willimac Wright issued a statement on a new program the department is doing to help ensure more residences have smoke detectors: The death toll for residential home fires in

PHOTO: A fire broke out late yesterday at a cottage at Nippersink Lodge near DeSoto Falls. Firefighters with the Mentone Fire Department, as well as the Valley Head and Hammondsville Fire Deparments responded to the call. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By

PHOTO: Republican Ron Saferite’s yard sign, which will be seen in DeKalb County over the next year. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Last Saturday, at the monthly meeting of the DeKalb

PHOTO: The aftermath of the fire on Tuesday, just behind City Hall on 2nd St West in Fort Payne. (Contributed Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Monday night, at approximately 12:30 am, emergency services

PHOTO: Tickets are being sold by the North Lookout Mountain Fire Protection District for a grocery shopping spree at PriceLess IGA in Fort Payne! (File Photo | U.S. Forestry Service) By Staff Reports  MENTONE, Ala. – How many grocery shopping carts

PHOTO: According to the Blake Volunteer Fire Department, three firefighters were treated at the scene for over-exhaustion. The homeowner, who was thought to still be in the structure, thankfully made it out and is ok. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By