Tag "North Alabama"

PHOTO: 18 year old Joseph James Vavrik of Pisgah was arrested after school authorities found what was believed to be synthetic cannabinoids in his possession at the Jackson County Tech School. (Jackson County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports  SCOTTSBORO, Ala.

PHOTO: A mugshot of Dennis John Johnson (43 of Albertville). Johnson is facing multiple charges after leading law enforcement on a chase from Fort Payne crossing into Georgia yesterday morning. (Marshall County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala.

PHOTO: 45 year-old Troy Spence went missing from a residence on Indian Mountain over the weekend. (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports CENTRE, Ala. — The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement agencies are attempting to locate a

(File Photo) By Staff Reports  RAINSVILLE, Ala. — According to DeKalb County Schools, a Snapchat threat was investigated late last night, but turned out to be related to Clovis High School in New Mexico. The student in question was arrested

Be Aware of Scams

PHOTO: (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office wants everyone to exercise caution this Spring as we approach this season when scams are underway. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s

Board Buys New Buses

PHOTO: (DeKalb County Alabama Schools) By Marla Jones, Reporter The DeKalb County Board of Education held its regularly scheduled meeting last Thursday, March 22, 2018. The Board heard several presentations regarding the new buses and property tax renewals. Transportation Supervisor Keith

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

(Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — On Sunday, April 1st, a 1 percent sales and use tax increase will go into effect for the Town of Valley Head. The Town Council passed

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor NEW HOPE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Lady Wildcats won four games last weekend to win the New Hope Softball Tournament. In the series, the Lady Cats defeated DAR, Madison Academy, Skyline and tournament host,

PHOTO: Run for Uganda was once again, a big success! By Marla Jones, Sports Editor RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Despite the bad weather, runners from across the state, came to participate in the Run for Uganda on March 17, 2018 sponsored by the Rainsville