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By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will bring his 2020 presidential campaign to Alabama on Sunday, May 19. Sanders will host a rally in Birmingham at Kelly Ingram Park, which is set to

Justice Served

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On August 7, 2018, a resident on Valley View Avenue reported a suspicious truck in a neighbor’s driveway. The neighbor had described the suspect as a heavy, white female

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Two small earthquakes shook the Southeastern part of the country on Wednesday morning. Data from the United States Geological Survey stated that the first earthquake was a magnitude 4.4 and

By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On August 8, 2018, investigators with DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office travelled to Cobb County, Ga. after receiving a tip that Noe Mateo was in their jurisdiction. The DeKalb County Grand Jury issued an indictment

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Senior Beta team from Cornerstone Christian Academy will be heading home from the national competition in Savannah, Ga. with an extra piece of luggage. That extra piece will be a first place

PHOTO: Photo of Charles Mark McCormack (54, originally of Muscle Shoals, Alabama), who was sentenced to 10 years in prison today after confessing to producing child porn.   By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com WASHINGTON, D.C. — A former Walker

PHOTO: Fort Payne Head Coach Paul Ellis has accepted a new coaching position in Georgia. By Marla Jones, Sports Editor FORT PAYNE, Ala. – According to Fort Payne High School Principal Brian Jett, head football coach Paul Ellis has accepted a position

PHOTO: (Left) Michael L. King (22 of Clearmont, Florida) and (Right) Quantez A. Johnson, (28 of Ellenwood, Georgia) were caught yesterday after attempting to purchase prescriptions under a false name in Cedar Bluff yesterday. Johnson led police on high speed chase after “slightly striking” an

PHOTO: Steven A. Freeman (39 of Cedartown), Jennifer L. Mullins (34 of Cedartown), and Lamon R. Jones, (21 of Rome) were arrested on Highway 411 in Centre yesterday in a stolen vehicle, after Sheriff Jeff Shaver noticed them behaving suspiciously. (Cherokee County

PHOTO: 19-year-old Matthew Gonzalez of Cedartown, Georgia is suspected of shooting a man in the head in Cherokee County on Saturday night. (Paulding County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports CENTRE, Ala. — According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver: A homicide occurred at