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By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At this week’s meeting of the Fort Payne City Council, Assistant Fire Chief Ron Saferite was named as the new Chief of the Fort Payne Fire Department. The previous Fire

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) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the

PHOTO: Fort Payne Mayor Larry Chesser presents Walter Watson with a framed certificate honoring his service to the city. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video at the Bottom) In Tuesday’s meeting

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: The City of Fort Payne’s Alcohol Board recently approved a retail liquor license for Applebee’s and renewed the permit for Toke, which had lapsed due to change in ownership. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com 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: 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: 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