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By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On August 7, 2018, a resident on Valley View Avenue reported a suspicious truck in a neighbor’s driveway. The neighbor had described the suspect as a heavy, white female

By Staff Reports DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris: On the night of Friday, October 19, the Henagar Police Department received a call of a person possibly under the influence of drugs or alcohol on County Road 85.

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photo) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — At the September 3 meeting of the Rainsville City Council, Fire Chief Willimac Wright stated that DeKalb County is under a no burn order through the end of the

PHOTO: Jackson County Deputies and the Stevenson Police Department found Randall Scott Akin of Bridgeport in possession of Xanax, Oxycodone, Marijuana, Digital Scales, and a large sum of cash. (Jackson County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports STEVENSON, Ala. — On May 24,2017,

PHOTO: A Rainsville Police Officer sustained minor injuries after a collision at the intersection of Church Avenue and Highway 35. (Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Earlier today (May 20), at approximately 2:30 pm, a Rainsville Police Officer was injured in

PHOTO: Patrolman Tyler Perea was named Rainsville Police Department’s Employee of the Month for April! (Rainsville Police Department) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville Police Department recently named Patrolman Tyler Perea for the month of

PHOTO: A Grove Oak man was arrested at a business in Leesburg on Tuesday for attempting to use counterfeit money. (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports LEESBURG, Ala. — Leesburg Police Officer Jimmy Deberry and Sheriff’s Office Investigators Shawn Rogers

PHOTO:  Early Sunday morning, a traffic stop in Rainsville led to a large amount of Methamphetamine and Marijuana being discovered. (File Photo | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Early Sunday morning, Rainsville Police Officer Tyler Perea pulled

PHOTO: Rainsville Officer Tim Devlin reads Dr. Seuss’s, “1 Fish, 2 Fish, Redfish, Blue Fish,” to children at Kandieland Daycare Center. It’s part of the department’s new effort to be more visible in the community and cultivate a positive image

 By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Monday, October 24 – Thursday, October 27. MONDAY, OCTOBER 24 Reported Incidents (10/24) Damaged Property – Occurred at 12th Street and Alabama