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PHOTO: Due to the cold weather during last year’s paving project at the crossing in Rainsville, the asphalt did not seal properly. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — In October 2017, the Rainsville City Council

PHOTO: At last night’s council meeting, Councilman Marshall Stiefel suggested a committee to address the concerns of Rainsville Citizens regarding the current road project in Rainsville at the crossroads. (File Photo) By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.— (Full Video at the

PHOTO: The City of Rainsville has been seeking to replace the aging bridge on Chavies Road. Now the council is pursuing condemnation on a piece of property needed for the right-of-way for the project. We talked to the property owner today

PHOTO: The road work  at the main intersection in Rainsville that we reported on around 4 weeks ago is now switching to daylight hours. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Staff Reports HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — According to the Alabama Department of Transportation: The

PHOTO: The City of Rainsville has been seeking to replace the aging bridge on Chavies Road. Now the council is pursuing condemnation on a piece of property needed for the right-of-way for the project. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Marla

PHOTO: The Fort Payne City Council discussed the possibility of rerouting trucks that pass down Gault Ave.(Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Most Fort Payne citizens could agree that traffic has long since

Featured image: Dekalb County Commission President Ricky Harcrow (right) and District II Commissioner Derek Caldwell (left) present plaques to local scouts (Photo by Tyler Pruett). By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Dekalb County Commission held their regularly

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday testified before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee regarding the need for Congress to pass a long-term plan for transportation infrastructure investments. In 2012, Congress passed the Moving Ahead for Progress in the