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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

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

PHOTO: Fort Payne Council President Brian Baine discusses the open board positions on the Fort Payne Improvement Authority (FPIA) Board. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) Toward the end of

PHOTO: City Attorney Rocky Watson reads aloud the city’s statement on the Terrapin Hills sewer system. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Watch the Video on our Website) On Wednesday, August 30,

PHOTO: Bobby Ledbetter of Twin City Used Cars does more than just sell quality used cars, he goes above and beyond to support the community! (Twin City Used Cars | Facebook.com) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. —

PHOTO: The winners of the Fort Payne Flag Design were announced last week at the Independence Day Celebration. The design on the left took first place, with the flag on the right coming in a close second. (Tyler Pruett | Southern