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Contributed by Jennifer McCurdy • Director of the Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce   FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Lebron and Laurie Carter opened Carter’s Beverages in 2010 and in 2013 added an additional store at 1710 Glenn Blvd. Carter’s Beverages

PHOTO: Anthony Brett Kessler (19 of LeHigh Acres, Florida) was arrested for making a terroristic threat to conduct a shooting at Fort Payne High School. (Lee County Sheriff’s Office) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — After an investigation

PHOTO: Photos from last year’s Race to Embrace! (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — In a little over two weeks, the Fort Payne Optimist Club will be holding their 10th Annual ‘Race to

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor ELECTRIC, Ala. — The Fort Payne Weightlifting Team showed what they were made of with a clean sweep at the State Weightlifting meet held recently at Elmore County High School. The Wildcats were named the 6A

PHOTO: Fort Payne Head Coach Paul Ellis has accepted a new coaching position in Georgia. By Marla Jones, Sports Editor FORT PAYNE, Ala. – According to Fort Payne High School Principal Brian Jett, head football coach Paul Ellis has accepted a position

PHOTO: DeKalb County Commission President Ricky Harcrow discusses the importance of the tax renewals to DeKalb County and Fort Payne City Schools. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Scroll Down for Video) At yesterday’s

PHOTO: Tomas Jacinto Tomas (18 of Fort Payne) was arrested and charged with making a terrorist threat over the popular social media app Snap Chat. (Fort Payne Police Department) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the Fort

PHOTO: Locals and Veterans gather at the GE Hill Bridge crossing Little River Canyon to remember the Pearl Harbor attack, which happened 76 years ago today. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — “Yesterday,

PHOTO: According to sources close to the coach, Rainsville native and current Crimson Tide Defensive Coordinator Jeremy Pruitt has been offered and accepted the Head Coaching position at the University of Tennessee. (File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com

PHOTO: Sandra Lafferty, who has more than 60 television and films credits including The Hunger Games and Walk the Line, talks to Fort Payne High School Drama students. (Contributed Photo | Randy Grider) Contributed by Randy Grider, Mentone Arts and Cultural