Tag "Fort Payne"

PHOTO: The Fort Payne City Council begins their regular meeting with prayer. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Live Video on our Facebook) The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly

John Merrill and his wife, Cindy, made a campaign stop on Tuesday, August 14 at the Coal and Iron Building. (Submitted Photo) By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video of our interview on Facebook) Alabama Secretary

Fort Payne Goes Green

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, August 7. The Council approved the following resolutions: Glenn Shedd as City Judge Dana Grimes as Assistant City Judge

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Saturday, August 4, the Fort Payne Fire Department kicked off their ‘Fill the Boot’ campaign at Five Points. In the past, fire fighters have set up at the World’s Longest

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum: On today’s date at 11:50am, a resident on Valley View Avenue reported a suspicious truck had backed into a neighbor’s driveway. The neighbor described the suspect as a heavy

Like Father, Like Son

PHOTO: Haggard will pay tribute to his late father at the DeKalb Theatre in Fort Payne on Friday, August 10. (Marty Haggard Music | Facebook) By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Marty Haggard, son of country

Contributed by The Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce FORT PAYNE, Ala. – What a fantastic turnout for Pete the Cat Day in downtown Fort Payne this past Saturday! Fort Payne Main Street really put together a wonderful day for everyone.

PHOTO: The Wills Town Rats held a benefit bike night last Saturday. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Wills Town Rats hosted a benefit bike ride on Saturday for a fellow

Security at the Parks

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held a special work session on Tuesday, July 31 to discuss the price of purchasing security cameras for Fort Payne’s city parks. Due to recent vandalism

PHOTO: Mr. Shane Byrd, Principal of Fort Payne Middle School addresses the board on the school’s progress and goals for the upcoming year. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City