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By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full LIVE Video on our Facebook) At Monday night’s meeting of the Rainsville City Council, Councilmember Bejan Taheri made the motion to suspend funding for the Rainsville Chamber of Commerce.

One Year Anniversary

Contributed by Jennifer McCurdy, Executive Director • The Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Well…I am celebrating my one-year anniversary at the Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce. Wow! I feel like I just stepped into my role as

Contributed by Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce FORT PAYNE, Ala. — This year’s Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Luncheon will be held on August 23, and I am looking forward to honoring three standout women who will be

(Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Technology Center in Rainsville has won the 2018 Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) James E. Bottoms Pacesetter Award. The technology center was nominated by the state coordinator and by

Contributed by Jennifer McCurdy • Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Did you know we have a Young Talent group in DeKalb County? What’s that you ask? Well, it’s a group of DeKalb Countians between the ages of

PHOTO: A concept design of the new Facebook data center that will be built in Huntsville. (Facebook | Huntsville Data Center) By Staff Reports HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Governor Kay Ivey announced last Thursday that Facebook will invest $750 million to build a

By Marla Jones, Reporter RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Walgreens recently purchased 1,932 locations across the country from Rite Aid. “As announced last October, we will be closing some store locations to help ensure we have the right stores in the right locations

PHOTO: The proposed plant would have been located in the Fyffe Industrial Park on Highway 75. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — Editors note: On the front page of this week’s edition, we

PHOTO: GH Metal Solutions offers contract metal working services and is located on Airport Road. The amended abatement increased the amount of capital investment by almost half a million dollars and extended it for a year; until the end of

PHOTO: The new facility will be located in the Fyffe Industrial Park; near Liberty Steel on Highway 75. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FYFFE, Ala. — On Friday night at 6:30 pm, the Town of Fyffe