Tag "Councilman Joey Graham"

Featured image: The Times Journal hosted a lively public forum this week for the candidates running for Rainsville City government By Tyler Pruett Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Tuesday night, Rainville’s mayoral and city council candidates took part in

Featured image: Rainsville City Council approved ordinance for $1.97 million Monday night By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — By means of a roll call vote on the second reading, the Rainsville City Council voted to adopt an ordinance to

Featured image: Members of the Rainsville city government, DeKalb County Commission, Rainsville Chamber of Commerce, and Rep. Nathaniel Ledbetter cut the ribbon on the new Rainsville Municipal Annex. By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Wednesday, the City of

In 5-1 vote, Mayor offers only opposition to $1.6 million in new debt By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.— The city of Rainsville recently conducted an independent audit of city finances that reported a budget surplus of $161,547 for

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.—The Rainsville City Council discussed a number of costly city improvement projects at their meeting on Monday, but choose instead at the mayor’s urging to hold a workshop to thoroughly discuss the city’s existing

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.—The Rainsville City Council voted last week to take out a $1.95 million loan to help fund city sewer upgrades. Councilman Joey Graham said that in August the city was notified that Rainsville had been

Rainsville Rift

Rainsville Police Chief Charles Centers could be facing unpaid suspension after allegedly using a city license plate unlawfully on a vehicle still owned by a dealership, which he drove as far as Rome, GA. According to Mayor Nick Jones, Centers had