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By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, September 4. The Council passed a resolution authorizing an agreement with the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) for the modification

Contributed by The Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Recently, the Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce partnered with Fort Payne High School and the DeKalb County Economic Development Board to help facilitate a job shadowing program for

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum: On August 28th, officers were conducting routine patrols on Interstate 59 and observed a gray SUV that had two moving violations.   Officers conducted a traffic stop on the

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The Fort Payne Board of Education held their regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, August 23, 2018. The Board approved its $45.7 million budget for the 2019 fiscal year

FPPD: Heroin Arrest

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum: On August 23rd, at approximately 9:32pm, Fort Payne Officers and Dekalb Drug Task Force went to 4915 Martin Ave Apartment G-2 directly across from Fort Payne Middle

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum: At 3am on this date, officers were dispatched to the Waffle House about a man with a knife.  Waffle House management said that a black male was inside

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