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By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Middle School Robotics teams pass on to the FIRST Lego League State Championship on March 2, 2019.  The 5th grade team, High Voltage, won the Core Values award at their

By Staff Reports (Photo by al.com) BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama is pleased to announce for the third consecutive year, C PlusSM  members will not see a premium increase on their 2019 C Plus Medicare Select

Kilgro Sentenced

PHOTO: (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports MONTGOMERY, Ala. — According to the Alabama Attorney General’s Office: Attorney General Steve Marshall announced the conviction of an inmate who was already in the DeKalb County jail and tried to arrange for

By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com   FORT PAYNE, Ala. — In a special called meeting on Wednesday, the Fort Payne City Council made a the final decision on what to do with the old Mapco building at the corner of

(File Photo) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — According to Rainsville Police Chief Kevin Smith: On 3 May 2018 I received complaints that a new phone scam was occurring in the Rainsville area. The victims have received phone calls from

(Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Scroll down for Video) On the Agenda today, the council will present retirement plaques to Terry Noles (Police Department) and Tommy Evans (Fire Department). The council will also be voting

PHOTO: Republican T.J. Maloney has received Alfa’s endorsement in the race for House District 39. District 39 covers all of Cheorkee County, and parts of DeKalb, Cleburne, and Calhoun counties. (Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports MONTGOMERY, Ala.— FarmPAC, the political action committee

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

Seven Years Later

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Last Friday, April 27, families and friends of the victims of 2011’s tornado outbreak held a ceremony to place a simple wreath at the Tornado Memorial in Rainsville in remembrance of the lives lost

PHOTO: (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: Between the dates of April 10 and April 12, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Investigators, Deputies alongside the DeKalb County Drug Task Force executed distribution of