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Security at the Parks

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held a special work session on Tuesday, July 31 to discuss the price of purchasing security cameras for Fort Payne’s city parks. Due to recent vandalism

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

(Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Live Video at the Bottom) The Fort Payne City Council is currently in their January 23, 2018 meeting. The DeKalb County Economic Development Authority (EDA) is making a

PHOTO: Last week, a penny sales tax increase was proposed at a work session of the Fort Payne City Council to fund future projects. We’ve since caught up with each member of the council and Mayor Larry Chesser to see where

PHOTO: The city council discussing “demand charges” on electric bills with Public Works Director Tim Williams. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) In the Tuesday, June 5th meeting of the Fort

PHOTO: Fort Payne City Attorney Rocky Watson discusses a revised ordinance on, “Addressing Animal Controls Within the City” at today’s (May 16) council meeting. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the

PHOTO: The Old Mapco Building greets travelers as they enter town by way of Highway 35, and many consider to be an eyesore. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) (Video at the Bottom) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.

PHOTO: Fort Payne Councilman Gerald “Red” Taylor discusses the appointment to the Fort Payne Board of Education. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council moved to reappoint long-time board

PHOTO: Council President Brian Baine, City Clerk Andy Parker, and Councilman Gerald Taylor hear concerns from a citizen on the proposed logging regulation. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At the regular

PHOTO: The City of Fort Payne has set a tentative date to review the contract with Chick-Fil-A! (File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — In the regular meeting of the Fort Payne City Council, the city