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By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Chief Randy Bynum would like to report several arrests have been made over the weekend. Seven arrest were for Possession of a Controlled Substance. Two were during traffic stops. On April 15 at

By Marla Jones,Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, March 19. Reverend John Mathieu, opened the meeting with prayer. Mathieu recently retired as Pastor of Grace Prebysterian

The Follies are Back!

Contributed by The Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce FORT PAYNE, Ala. — This Friday night, March 22nd will kick off the comeback of the Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce Krazy Kudzu Follies at the DeKalb Theatre in downtown Fort Payne.

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