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By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At this week’s meeting of the Fort Payne City Council, Mayor Larry Chesser and the Council honored several students from the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps. (ROTC) program at Fort

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, February 4, 2019. In the workshop, Councilmember Marshall Stiefel asked the Council to reconsider the termination of Mike Sweat, the

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, January 21.  During the meeting, Councilmember Brandon Freeman brought forth the need for microphones to be added to the

Blame Game

By Marla Jones,Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The Rainsville City Council held their last meeting of 2018 on Monday, December 17.  In the absence of Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt, Mayor Pro Tem Ricky Byrum conducted the meeting. Councilmember

By Marla Jones,Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, December 4.  The Council was asked to consider annexing two parcels containing approximately 50 acres and located on Roden Drive

Signs Spark Confusion

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Building contractors have expressed concern regarding new code enforcement signs that are popping up in developing subdivisions in the City of Rainsville.  David Snay, part-time Rainsville Revenue Officer, spoke with Southern

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) At this week’s meeting of the Rainsville City Council, changes were made regarding the Rainsville Agri-Business Center. Public Building Authority President Eric Samples addressed the

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, November 20. The Council set December 18 as the date for a public hearing

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Southern Torch) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council met on Monday, November 5 for their regularly scheduled meeting. After Councilmember Marshall Stiefel requested an update on the 2016-17 outside audit, Mayor Rodger

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photo) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The Fort Payne City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 and welcomed back Mayor Larry Chesser after his recent health issues. During the meeting,