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Sideline Guru Wk.8 Hello Dekalb county Football fans. Three weeks left in regular season, with a lot of region championships and playoff spots left to be determined. We have three big 2A Region 7 games this week, we also have

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.—Fort Payne Fire Chief Don Fischer announced at Tuesday night’s city council meeting that the city’s fire department recently made a significant equipment upgrade with the purchase of two brand new fire trucks. Fischer


By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com Fort Payne 28-Lee 14 “Offensively, we played very good defensively we made big plays” —Coach Paul Ellis It was Homecoming for the Fort Payne Wildcats Friday night and they had something to celebrate.  Coach

By Marla Jones, Sports Reporter marla@southerntorch.com Hazel Green 21-Fort Payne 17 “I was proud of our players and coaches, even in defeat” —Fort Payne Head Coach Paul Ellis All bets were that Fort Payne would win big against Hazel Green,

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com Landmarks of Dekalb will host a sacred harp singing on Sunday Oct. 11 at Council Bluff School at 2 p.m. The event features Rodney Ivey and other sacred harp singers from the area. Tentative plans

By Staff Reports Fort Payne, Ala.—Join runners from around the southeast, as Little River Canyon Center hosts its 4th annual half marathon slated for Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015 at 8 a.m. Registration fee is $50 prior to Oct. 10 (active.com)

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com The Fort Payne City Council held a specially called meeting Tuesday at noon to hear a request for tax abatements from the DeKalb County Economic Development Authority for the organization(s) that bought the former Cherokee

By Dustin Dobbins Sideline Guru  WK.6 It’s Game day Friday again football fans. We’ve  got some exciting match ups this week and the game of the week will be in Gaston , and a couple of upsets on the horizon

One word… Awesome

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor marla@southerntorch.com Fort Payne 17-Albertville 14 There is only one word to describe the performance of the Fort Payne WIldcats against Albertville Aggies Friday night, awesome. If you were looking for a showdown, you were not

By Karah Wilson karah@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.—The Power Team is a nationally known group of athletes who travel the world reaching young people with the message that they have potential. For over 30 years they have travelled to more than