Tag "Fort Payne"

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

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter (Photo by Marla Jones) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Gardendale Rockets defeated the Fort Payne Wildcats 21-14 in the first round of the Class 6A Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) playoffs last Friday night.

By Staff Report FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Two wrecks occurred over the weekend that unfortunately resulted in two fatalities. Both accident accounts are according to the Fort Payne Police Department. On Saturday, November 10 at approximately 9:10pm, a two car

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photo) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 and welcomed back Mayor Larry Chesser after his recent health issues. During the meeting,

By Amy Thrash, Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com BIRMINGHAM Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats fell to the Carver Birmingham Rams 28-7 on Friday night. The Wildcats’ defense came out strong and forced a three-and-out. With 6:36 remaining in the first quarter, Jordan

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats celebrated Senior Night with a 37-22 win over the Cullman Bearcats. With 8:20 remaining in the first quarter, the Bearcats put