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By Staff Reports (Photo from Fort Payne Presbyterian Church on Facebook) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The weather’s getting colder. The TV news and social media just seem to be getting sadder, more aggressive and harder to follow. And yet, during the holiday

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — In the midst of all the turkey and dressing, the true meaning of Thanksgiving can get lost in the woodwork. For one Fort Payne business, the

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter (Photo by Marla Jones) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Gardendale Rockets defeated the Fort Payne Wildcats 21-14 in the first round of the Class 6A Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) playoffs last Friday night.

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photo) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 and welcomed back Mayor Larry Chesser after his recent health issues. During the meeting,

By Amy Thrash, Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com BIRMINGHAM Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats fell to the Carver Birmingham Rams 28-7 on Friday night. The Wildcats’ defense came out strong and forced a three-and-out. With 6:36 remaining in the first quarter, Jordan

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats celebrated Senior Night with a 37-22 win over the Cullman Bearcats. With 8:20 remaining in the first quarter, the Bearcats put

Homecoming Victory

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats defeated the Lee Huntsville Generals in region play 45-18 on Friday night. In the first quarter, Fort Payne had no problem moving

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