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FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum: On October 7 at approximately 11:43 pm a call came into the Fort Payne 911 about a pedestrian that had been struck by a Norfolk Southern train.  Officers

By Staff Reports (Photo by Zach Hester) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum: At 8:40am, a 2017 Volvo Truck, owned by E Trucking of Chamblee, Ga., being driven by Ni Luai Sung of Tucker, Ga., lost control of

By Staff Report FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Two wrecks occurred over the weekend that unfortunately resulted in two fatalities. Both accident accounts are according to the Fort Payne Police Department. On Saturday, November 10 at approximately 9:10pm, a two car

Submitted by Powell Police Dept. POWELL, Ala. — On Tuesday, October 2 at approximately 4:45pm, there was one vehicle accident on Highway 35 south bound in Powell, north of the crossing. Only a motorcycle was involved. The passenger received minor injuries

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By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com HENAGAR, Ala. — On Monday May 21, 2018, at approximately 1:17 p.m., the Henagar Police Department responded to a two-car accident at the intersection of Alabama Highway 40 & Alabama Highway 75 in Henagar. According

PHOTO: A van struck a parked vehicle and a utility pole in front of My Supply on Godfrey Avenue in Fort Payne. Both occupants are currently in police custody. (Contributed by Randell Ham) By Tyler Pruett, Southern Torch tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Two

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — UPDATE: A memorial service for Deputy Matthews will be held at 3 pm on Thursday, November 2 at Wilson Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends prior to the service, from 12 pm to

PHOTO: Last night, Deputy Hunter Akins was responding to a call when he struck a bull standing in Highway 75 in Fyffe. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: At

PHOTO: Yesterday afternoon, an SUV collided with a tractor on Highway 11 in Fort Payne. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Yesterday, a tractor and SUV collided on Highway 11 in the Fort

PHOTO: The 3 car wreck occurred at the intersection of Highway 75 and Newsome Lane in Sylvania. (Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports tyler@southerntorch.com SYLVANIA, Ala. — The 3 car wreck occurred at the intersection of Highway 75 and Newsome Lane in Sylvania around