Tag "Walter Watson"

PHOTO: At yesterday’s meeting of the Fort Payne City Council, Mayor Larry Chesser presented former councilman Walter Watson with a, “Mayor’s Day of Recognition” proclamation. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Scroll

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Full video of September 27’s Fort Payne City Council meeting. John Dersham of the DeKalb County Tourist Association discusses funding for the upcoming fiscal year and the importance of Amendment 2 for state

Fort Payne City Council extends logging moratorium By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — “It’s going to take some cooperative work and it’s not something that’s going to be immediate in nature,” said Fort Payne City Attorney

FORT PAYNE, Ala.—If elected on Aug. 23, 2016, Fort Payne City Councilman Johnny Eberhart will make the next term on the city council his last, he announced at a candidate forum hosted by Fort Payne newspaper the Times Journal on Thursday night. “With

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — After long-time Fort Payne City Councilman Walter Watson declined to seek reelection, the city attorney, Rocky Watson, fondly recounted their years spent with Walter at Tuesday night’s city council meeting.

By: Joseph M. Morgan, Editor and Publisher joseph@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.—On Tuesday July 19 at city governments throughout DeKalb County finished candidate qualification this afternoon at 5 p.m. Municipal elections in DeKalb County and all but a handful of communities across

NACC honors veterans

By Karah Wilson karah@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.—On Nov. 10, Northeast Alabama Community College honored 65 students and staff that have served in a branch of the Armed Forces. This event took place in the lobby of the Lyceum and was attended