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(Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Technology Center in Rainsville has won the 2018 Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) James E. Bottoms Pacesetter Award. The technology center was nominated by the state coordinator and by

PHOTO: The proposed plant would have been located in the Fyffe Industrial Park on Highway 75. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — Editors note: On the front page of this week’s edition, we

PHOTO: The new facility will be located in the Fyffe Industrial Park; near Liberty Steel on Highway 75. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — On Friday night at 6:30 pm, the Town of Fyffe

PHOTO: The I-59 Industrial Park on Jordan Road in Fort Payne has been designated an, “Alabama AdvantageSite,” which helps bring in new businesses and manufacturing who may be thinking about relocating to Fort Payne. (DeKalb County Economic Development Authority) By

PHOTO: AFA Exec. Vice President Chris Isaacson said of Livingston: “Steve is a pro-business guy who knows what it takes to run a business and meet a payroll. He did a great job in his first term and we expect

PHOTO: Over the last week, the City of Fort Payne held ribbon cuttings for a new Chick-Fil-A, Applebee’s, UPS Store, and the Chamber of Commerce’s new Loft Apartments, overlooking Gault Avenue. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com

PHOTO: Steyr Arms, the Austrian Company who produces the famed Steyr ‘AUG’ rifle, has announced a $2.9 million manufacturing expansion in Bessemer, Alabama and plans on producing the AUG here! (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com

PHOTO: Unemployment in the State of Alabama decreased by .4 percent during the month of March. (Office of Governor Kay Ivey) By Staff Reports  MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Governor Kay Ivey announced earlier this week that the .4 percent decrease in Alabama’s unemployment rate

PHOTO: Members of the Fort Payne City Council prepare to hear final comments from the public before voting on the Logging Ordinance at Tuesday’s meeting. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — After

  PHOTO: The ‘Made in DeKalb’ Expo gives students the opportunity to network with local businesses and industries to see what potential jobs await them upon graduation. (File Photo) By C. Campbell, Staff Writer cody@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Thursday,