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Contributed by Jennifer McCurdy • Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Woody and Holly Caldwell opened Woody’s Steakhouse in July of 2017. Woody was raised in the restaurant business. He laughs and says he was raised in the

PHOTO: Thomas E. Johns, 53, and James M. Johns, 58, both of Leesburg, are accused of financial exploitation of an elderly person. (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports CENTRE, Ala. — According to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office: Cherokee County Sheriff’s

PHOTO: (Left) Tracy R. Maxwell (50 of Centre) and (right) Jamie L. Fox (25 of Centre) received additional charges after Cherokee County Deputies and the Alabama Regional Drug Task Force executed arrest warrants and found more narcotics on County Road 19 near

PHOTO: Rep. Mack Butler (R – Rainbow City) announces early endorsements in the race for Senate District 10, which covers Etowah County and parts of Cherokee and DeKalb Counties. Butler qualified to run for the seat earlier this month. (Mack

PHOTO: 42 year-old Brett Littlejohn (42 of Cedar Bluff) was shot by a Cherokee County Deputy yesterday while attempting to flee arrest on Highway 273. (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports  LEESBURG, Ala. — According to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office,

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — DeKalb County Schools will be on a 2 hour delay, tomorrow, January 18, 2018. At this time, Cornerstone Christian Academy and Fort Payne City Schools will be on a normal operating schedule. It was announced

PHOTO: Three Republican candidates have filed qualifying paperwork to run on the ballot in 2018 for Circuit Judge, Place 2: (Left to Right) Andrew Hairston, Scott Lloyd, and Jeff McCurdy. By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Andrew Hairston,

PHOTO: Centre native Andrew Jones, a small business owner and farmer, has announced his campaign for District 10 in the Alabama State Senate. The seat is currently occupied by Senator Phil Williams (R – Gadsden) who announced he won’t be seeking

PHOTO: Summer McWhorter, DeKalb and Cherokee’s newest Assistant District Attorney, with Judge Shaunathan Bell and District Attorney Mike O’Dell. (Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On January 1, 2018, District Attorney Mike O’Dell appointed Summer McWhorter as the

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