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Can’t Stop the Cats

By Amy Thrash, Sports Reporter • amy@southerntorch.com HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Wildcats shutout the Lee Generals 42-0 on Friday night. The Wildcats are now 3-0 in Regional play. J.D. Blalock connected with Matthew Shaddix for a 39-yard touchdown pass,

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, November 27. Emily McCamy of the Council on Aging requested the hiring of Joyce Revelitz as

PHOTO: A concept design of the new Facebook data center that will be built in Huntsville. (Facebook | Huntsville Data Center) By Staff Reports HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Governor Kay Ivey announced last Thursday that Facebook will invest $750 million to build a

PHOTO: Ava Jacobs with her family at today’s signing held at the DeKalb County Schools Coliseum. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Earlier today, Ava Jacobs of Plainview signed an Academic and Softball scholarship

  PHOTO: Aziz Ihab Sayyed (23 of Huntsville) plead guilty to a charge of attempting to provide material support or resources to a foreign terrorist organization. (Huntsville Police Department) By Staff Reports  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Earlier this week, federal prosecutors

PHOTO: Steve Flowers is Alabama’s leading political columnist.  His weekly column appears in over 60 Alabama newspapers. He served 16 years in the state legislature.  Steve may be reached at www.steveflowers.us. By Steve Flowers February 28, 2018   The Alabama Legislature

PHOTO: The Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force has declared today (January 11, 2018) “Alabama Human Trafficking Awareness Day” and released facts and “Red Flags” to help law enforcement and the public spot victims of this terrible criminal industry. (EndItAlabama.org ) By

PHOTO: Congressman Mo Brooks (R – AL 5th District) at an event earlier this year in the park in Fort Payne. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com WASHINGTON, D.C. — UPDATE: According to the Office of Congressman

PHOTO: Congressman Mo Brooks (R – AL 5th District) announces his cancer diagnosis on the floor of congress yesterday. (Rep. Mo Brooks | YouTube.com) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Scroll down for Video) Yesterday morning, Rep. Mo Brooks

 PHOTO: (Left to Right) Jacob C. Hill, 28 of New Hope, Keondrick I. Patterson, 20 of Huntsville, and Katherine Antenor, 20 of Huntsville were arrested on drug and weapon charges after being found in possession of meth and a handgun during a traffic stop. (Cherokee County