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By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At this week’s meeting of the Fort Payne City Council, Mayor Larry Chesser and the Council honored several students from the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps. (ROTC) program at Fort

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Live Video on our Facebook) The Fort Payne held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, September 18. During the work session, City Attorney Rocky Watson addressed the Council on road

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: The City Council and City Attorney Rocky Watson discusses changing the terms of appointees on the Fort Payne Improvement Authority (FPIA) Board. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) At

PHOTO: The city council discussing “demand charges” on electric bills with Public Works Director Tim Williams. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) In the Tuesday, June 5th meeting of the Fort

PHOTO: Fort Payne City Attorney Rocky Watson recently sent out a memo to the mayor, city council, and city clerk, announcing an initiative to strictly require businesses to have a license. (File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.

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: Members of the Fort Payne City Council prepare to hear final comments from the public before voting on the Logging Ordinance at Tuesday’s meeting. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — After

PHOTO: The Fort Payne City Council released their final version of the logging ordinance. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Last week, the Fort Payne City Council took public comments on

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