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PHOTO: Photos from last year’s Race to Embrace! (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — In a little over two weeks, the Fort Payne Optimist Club will be holding their 10th Annual ‘Race to

PHOTO: A year ago, Crossville High School was designated a, “failing school” by the Alabama Department of Education. This year, they’ve rebounded off the list. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com CROSSVILLE, Ala. — At Thursday night’s

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Emergency Management Agency, Fort Payne City Schools, DeKalb County Schools, and Cornerstone Christian Academy will be closed tomorrow. The National Weather Service – Huntsville is currently projecting potentially up

PHOTO: Rainsville Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt weighs-in on the situation regarding the condemnation of a right-of-way to replace Chavies Bridge. (File Photo) By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt and Council Member Derek Rosson requested a meeting to

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