Tag "Fort Payne"

$25.9M Budget Passed

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com PHOTO: The Council’s 2020 budget includes a raise for City employees as well as a $150,000 allotment for the City School System. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The City

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats are the 6A Region 8 Champs after defeating the Buckhorn Bucks 36-35 in overtime last Thursday night. In the first quarter with 6:30 remaining, the Bucks scored on a 80-yard touchdown run

Spooky Season Is Here

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — After an unbearably hot summer (that seems to have trailed all the way from May to October), it is finally starting to feel like fall in DeKalb County. For a

Can’t Stop the Cats

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats shutout the Lee Generals 42-0 on Friday night. The Wildcats are now 3-0 in Regional play. J.D. Blalock connected with Matthew Shaddix for a 39-yard touchdown pass,

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Etowah Blue Devils gave the Fort Payne Wildcats their first loss of the season on Friday night, 26-20. The game was delayed for over two hours due to

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full Video on our Facebook) The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, September 24 at the DeKalb County Activities Building. At the meeting, the Commission

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday.   After a recent illness, Councilman Gerald “Red” Traylor was welcomed back by the Council and audience. 

Story & Photos by Amy Thrash, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com ALBERTVILLE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats defeated the Albertville Aggies in region play on Friday night, 20-13.  The Aggies were the first to put points on the board with a

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — If you’re a member of the Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce you now have the exclusive rights to sign up for Go Native and be able to offer thousands of northeast Alabama users your goods and

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats took back the TopCat trophy after a 42-7 win over the Scottsboro Wildcats Friday night.  Fort Payne struck quickly on a pass connection from J.D.