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(Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Scroll down for Video) On the Agenda today, the council will present retirement plaques to Terry Noles (Police Department) and Tommy Evans (Fire Department). The council will also be voting

 PHOTO: Body armor plates such as these are officially certified by the National Institute of Justice and will defeat most rifle rounds. In the wake of the Parkland, Florida shooting, a company has been marketing “Bulletproof backpacks” as NIJ Level

(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: Photo from the last, “Ider Mule Days” which John Archibald of Al.com referred to sarcastically in an article this morning. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com IDER, Ala. — In the last month, one could easily

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com In last week’s regular meeting of the Fort Payne City Council, Mayor Larry Chesser put forth a contract that would have paid WLOW, a local television and media company, a sum of $7900.00 yearly

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala — City planning experts from the Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments (TARCOG) will meet with residents from Rainsville tonight to get feedback and opinions about how to improve the city

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council passes the budget, sponsors the Hope Charter, and orders new badges for the police department. Watch the full video! 

Featured image: Leadership Dekalb County participants with members of the Dekalb County Commission By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.— Leadership Dekalb County held its Local Dekalb County Government Day last week. Participants toured local government offices and talked with

The race to watch this Tuesday: DeKalb County Schools Superintendent By: Tyler Pruett and Joseph Morgan DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.—Alabama’s Presidential Primary is this Tuesday, March 1. In addition to making a choice of presidential candidates, voters in DeKalb County will

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala.— A spokesman for Loomis Bros. Circus said their company is proud to continue to include elephants in their performances, despite a trend in recent years from other circuses of making the decision to eliminate the