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By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — A group of concerned citizens addressed the Fort Payne City Council on Tuesday, regarding the closure of the 23rd Street South railroad crossing.  Their main concern was that emergency vehicles would

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held a special work session to prioritize upcoming projects within the City. Councilmember Wade Hill addressed the Council with a list of fifteen projects that they will

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

(Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Live Video at the Bottom) The Fort Payne City Council is currently in their January 23, 2018 meeting. The DeKalb County Economic Development Authority (EDA) is making a

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: 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 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: Fort Payne Councilman Gerald “Red” Taylor discusses the appointment to the Fort Payne Board of Education. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council moved to reappoint long-time board

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