Tag "Chamber of Commerce"

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.

By Zach Hester, Reporter • zach@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On Tuesday, DeKalb and Jackson counties’ state legislators gathered alongside local officials and residents to deliver the 2018 State of the State address at Northeast Alabama Community

Contributed by Jennifer McCurdy • Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Woody and Holly Caldwell opened Woody’s Steakhouse in July of 2017. Woody was raised in the restaurant business. He laughs and says he was raised in the

Contributed by Jennifer McCurdy • Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce FORT PAYNE, Ala. — It was such an honor to participate in the first ever Scott Bateman Memorial Scholarship made possible by Regions Bank and the Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce. The

PHOTO: Councilmember Byrum made the motion for new signs to be placed on or near the Rainsville Welcome Signs. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) By Marla Jones, Reporter RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video of the Meeting at the Bottom) The Rainsville City Council

PHOTO: Bobby Ledbetter of Twin City Used Cars does more than just sell quality used cars, he goes above and beyond to support the community! (Twin City Used Cars | Facebook.com) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala.

PHOTO: Jessica Procter was crowned Miss Alabama 2017 and will be addressing the Fort Payne Chamber’s Women in Business Luncheon on August 8th. (Contributed Photo | Miss Alabama 2017) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne Chamber of

PHOTO: Workers began construction on Fort Payne’s new Applebee’s this week! (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Earlier this week, workers broke ground on Fort Payne’s new Applebee’s location. The  franchise will

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — One responsibility facing each municipal government every year is deciding upon a budget for their prospective cities. This helps ensure that each program receives necessary funding to maintain operations throughout the

PHOTO: Alabama Governor Robert Bentley after his last visit to Fort Payne. (File Photo)  By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The governor will be speaking in Fort Payne at the Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce’s award luncheon the