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By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video at the Bottom) The Fort Payne City Council met on Thursday, May 17, 2018 for their regularly scheduled meeting. In March, the Council agreed to the issue of 45 million dollars

PHOTO: Beer being delivered earlier today at the South End Market in Fort Payne. Owner Jodie Phillips is in favor of the change, and said it’s necessary to satisfy the wants and needs of visitors to the city. (Tyler Pruett |

PHOTO: Last week, a penny sales tax increase was proposed at a work session of the Fort Payne City Council to fund future projects. We’ve since caught up with each member of the council and Mayor Larry Chesser to see where

PHOTO: Fort Payne City Attorney Rocky Watson discusses a revised ordinance on, “Addressing Animal Controls Within the City” at today’s (May 16) council meeting. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the

PHOTO: Council President Brian Baine, City Clerk Andy Parker, and Councilman Gerald Taylor hear concerns from a citizen on the proposed logging regulation. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At the regular

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

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At the Fort Payne City Council meeting on Tuesday (December 20) the council voted to allow conditional logging within the city limits, after passing a measure to ban all logging

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Tuesday, November 15, at noon, the Fort Payne City Council held its first meeting with the new city council members. Right after being sworn in, the new council voted

PHOTO: Councilman Gerald “Red” Taylor spoke up for first responders at the council meeting last Tuesday night. (Photo by Tyler Pruett) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At last night’s regularly scheduled meeting, the council debated