Tag "Fort Payne"

Contributed by Jennifer McCurdy • Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Woody and Holly Caldwell opened Woody’s Steakhouse in July of 2017. Woody was raised in the restaurant business. He laughs and says he was raised in the

By Amy Thrash • amy@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Incumbent DeKalb County Commissioner Chris Kuykendall defeated Fort Payne’s building maintenance supervisor Tony “Buck” Keef after the lone Commission race on Tuesday’s ballot came to a halt. DeKalb County Commission District

By Zach Hester • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Fort Payne attorney Andrew Hairston stamped out the competition after a hard race for Circuit Judge – 9th Judicial Circuit (Place 2) between himself, attorney Jeff McCurdy, and Deputy District Attorney Scott

Contributed by Jennifer McCurdy • Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce FORT PAYNE, Ala. — It was such an honor to participate in the first ever Scott Bateman Memorial Scholarship made possible by Regions Bank and the Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce. The

PHOTO: Dr. Lewis was named Vice President of MASA just last year. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, DeKalb County lost a friend, a family doctor, and a good Christian

More Than A Day Off

By Zach Hester, Reporter zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Why do we celebrate Memorial Day? The federal holiday in May has become a staple for being the best day to get out on the lake with your family and friends and

Hope in the Storm

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — “But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and

By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video at the Bottom) The Fort Payne City Council met on Thursday, May 17, 2018 for their regularly scheduled meeting. In March, the Council agreed to the issue of 45 million dollars

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the Fort Payne Police Department:  The Fort Payne Police Departments Detective Division continues to investigate leads on a home invasion that occurred on the west side of town on May 10, 2018. There

By Marla Jones, Reporter RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Walgreens recently purchased 1,932 locations across the country from Rite Aid. “As announced last October, we will be closing some store locations to help ensure we have the right stores in the right locations