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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

STATE OF THE STATE

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video on our Facebook) On Tuesday night, citizens gathered in Fort Payne to hear about the State of the State of Alabama. The event was sponsored by the 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 Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Middle School Robotics teams pass on to the FIRST Lego League State Championship on March 2, 2019.  The 5th grade team, High Voltage, won the Core Values award at their

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 Staff Reports (Photo by Zach Hester) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum: At 8:40am, a 2017 Volvo Truck, owned by E Trucking of Chamblee, Ga., being driven by Ni Luai Sung of Tucker, Ga., lost control of

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

By Staff Reports (Photo from Fort Payne Presbyterian Church on Facebook) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The weather’s getting colder. The TV news and social media just seem to be getting sadder, more aggressive and harder to follow. And yet, during the holiday

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, November 20. The Council set December 18 as the date for a public hearing

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — In the midst of all the turkey and dressing, the true meaning of Thanksgiving can get lost in the woodwork. For one Fort Payne business, the