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PHOTO: DeKalb County Board of Education Member Mark Richards urges citizens to vote to renew the educational tax renewals on the June 5th ballot. (DeKalb County Schools) Contributed by Mark Richards, DeKalb County Board of Education RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On June

(File Photo) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Over the last couple of weeks, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office has warned the public of several scams. Late yesterday, the Sheriff’s Office released a statement regarding yet another phone scam: 

PHOTO: Rainsville Police Chief Kevin Smith with recent Citizen’s Police Academy graduates, Alex José, Saul José, Billy J. Whitt, Jeff Clements, and Betty Smith (Not Pictured: Denny Smith). (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE,

PHOTO: The Bellefonte Nuclear Plant was purchased by Nuclear Development LLC, who’s seeking to finish the plant and sell energy to the TVA. (Wikimedia Commons | “Bellefonte Nuclear Plant”) By Staff Reports  SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — On Friday, Alabama Senator Steve Livingston

PHOTO: Councilman Wade Hill discusses the city’s finances and funding long term projects at Tuesday’s Work Session. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) In a work session held earlier today

PHOTO: The Rainsville City Council and Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt meet to accept bids to install energy saving lighting and devices in the city’s facilities. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Friday (April 7),

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

PHOTO: A timber yard on Highway 11 between Fort Payne and Collinsville, overlooked by a bare spot on Lookout Mountain. The brow land is owned by Steve Stevens, who has followed ‘best management practices’ and replanted the land in trees.

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 Staff Reports GROVE OAK, Ala. — The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received multiple anonymous phone calls about possible illegal activity going on at a residence on County Road 19 in Grove Oak. On Sunday, December 11, Sheriff’s deputies and investigators went