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Security at the Parks

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held a special work session on Tuesday, July 31 to discuss the price of purchasing security cameras for Fort Payne’s city parks. Due to recent vandalism

PHOTO: District 4 DeKalb County Board of Education Member Matt Sharp announces his bid for a second term. Sharp supports school security measures such as maintaining an School Resource Office (SRO) in each community with a school and arming trained

 PHOTO: Body armor plates such as these are officially certified by the National Institute of Justice and will defeat most rifle rounds. In the wake of the Parkland, Florida shooting, a company has been marketing “Bulletproof backpacks” as NIJ Level

PHOTO: The Rainsville City Council voted to partially tint the windows on city hall and purchased a gun safe for the city annex. (File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — In Tuesday’s meeting of the Rainsville City

Featured image: Rainsville City Council approved ordinance for $1.97 million Monday night By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — By means of a roll call vote on the second reading, the Rainsville City Council voted to adopt an ordinance to

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.— Truth remains murky in Rainsville, as conflicting explanations and widely varying news reports continue to emerge amidst the high drama that began at a city council meeting on Feb. 1. The security of