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By Marla Jones, Sports Editor MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. — At the 80th Annual Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) State Golf Championship, held at the Robert Trent Jones – Shoals Golf Club, Muscle Shoals totaled 8-over 296 on Monday, May 14

PHOTO: The largest D.A.R.E. graduation to date in DeKalb County. (Facebook | Thomas Underwood) By Zach Hester, Reporter RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On May 16th, D.A.R.E. celebrated their largest graduation to date with 700 kids across all of DeKalb County’s schools graduating from the

By Marla Jones, Reporter FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Saturday, May 12, 2018 the DeKalb County Republican Party held its regularly scheduled breakfast at Western Sizzlin in Fort Payne. Alabama’s 54th Governor, Kay Ivey made a stop on her campaign tour,

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the Fort Payne Police Department: On May 10 at approximately 8:50pm a home invasion occurred at a residence on the west side of town.   The victims state that a white male subject entered the

By Staff Reports UPDATE (May 14, 2018): Fort Payne falls to Homewood in the State Championship Homewood scored two goals in a two-minute stretch late in the second half to seal a hard-fought 3-0 victory over Fort Payne in the AHSAA

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By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com   FORT PAYNE, Ala. — In a special called meeting on Wednesday, the Fort Payne City Council made a the final decision on what to do with the old Mapco building at the corner of

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the Fort Payne Police Department: William Shannon Crane, age 43 of Fort Payne, was arrested on May 7, 2018 at 11:08pm for Public Intoxication and Criminal Trespass 3rd degree charges. Mr. Crane was transported

Stars Fell on Alabama

PHOTO: (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones & Zach Hester, Reporters FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Last week, Hollywood descended upon DeKalb County as widely known actor William Shatner arrived in Fort Payne ready to record with Alabama’s Jeff Cook. Both

(Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Scroll down for Video) On the Agenda today, the council will present retirement plaques to Terry Noles (Police Department) and Tommy Evans (Fire Department). The council will also be voting