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(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: (Left to Right) Mentone Police Chief Brad Gregg, Deputy Director of the DeKalb County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Michael Posey, and President of the DeKalb County Chiefs of Police Association Nick Welden (Valley Head Police Chief) went down to

Featured image: Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative General Manager and CEO Mike Simpson addresses a packed house of first responders By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.— The Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative (SMEC) hosted a dinner and safety training seminar for all

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Congressman Robert Aderholt recently announced that significant federal funds have been awarded through to the cities of Fyffe and Henagar to help pay for equipment upgrades and improvements to the fire departments