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By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At this week’s meeting of the Fort Payne City Council, Mayor Larry Chesser and the Council honored several students from the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps. (ROTC) program at Fort

By Marla Jones,Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held their last meeting of the year on Tuesday, December 18. To open the meeting, the Council received public comments from citizens regarding the rezoning of Hixon

By Marla Jones,Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, December 4.  The Council was asked to consider annexing two parcels containing approximately 50 acres and located on Roden Drive

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, September 4. The Council passed a resolution authorizing an agreement with the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) for the modification

Security at the Parks

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held a special work session on Tuesday, July 31 to discuss the price of purchasing security cameras for Fort Payne’s city parks. Due to recent vandalism

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — A group of concerned citizens addressed the Fort Payne City Council on Tuesday, regarding the closure of the 23rd Street South railroad crossing.  Their main concern was that emergency vehicles would

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full LIVE video on our Facebook) The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on June 19, 2018. The Council discussed ongoing talks with Norfolk Southern regarding the problems arising

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held a special work session to prioritize upcoming projects within the City. Councilmember Wade Hill addressed the Council with a list of fifteen projects that they will

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At this week’s meeting of the Fort Payne City Council, Assistant Fire Chief Ron Saferite was named as the new Chief of the Fort Payne Fire Department. The previous Fire

By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video at the Bottom) The Fort Payne City Council met on Thursday, May 17, 2018 for their regularly scheduled meeting. In March, the Council agreed to the issue of 45 million dollars