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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

(File Photo) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — According to Rainsville Police Chief Kevin Smith: On 3 May 2018 I received complaints that a new phone scam was occurring in the Rainsville area. The victims have received phone calls from

By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com   RAINSVILLE, Ala.— A dump truck hauling asphalt milling overturned on Garrett Street on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. According to Rainsville Police Chief Kevin Smith, weather was a factor.  “The ground was soft due to

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PHOTO: After devastating tornadoes ravaged the university, the Northeast corner of Alabama is uniting to help rebuild this college town. (All photos courtesy of DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Marla Jones, Reporter JACKSONVILLE, Ala. — After a set of devastating storms on Monday

PHOTO: The Brink’s truck parked behind the Rainsville Police Department. The vehicle will be getting an overhaul; with new sirens and radio equipment, donated by the local community. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE,

PHOTO: The Rainsville Police Department has collected around 1000 coats for people in need to keep warm this winter. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The entire DeKalb County community pitched in big

PHOTO: Rainsville Police Chief Kevin Smith conducts a review at the final classroom session of the second . (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville Police Department is now accepting applications for their

PHOTO: The second meeting of ‘Coffee With a Cop’ will be held tomorrow morning at Kelly’s Kitchen in Rainsville at 9 am. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — This Thursday (July 27), the

PHOTO: Chuck Chitwood of CDG Engineering addresses the council on the progress of the Chavies Road Bridge project. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — To start the Workshop, the Rainsville City Council was updated

EDITOR’S NOTE: Updated on January 20, 2017 to include comments from Councilman Marshall Stiefel to explain his ‘no’ votes on two of the resolutions passed in this meeting.  By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.  — The Rainsville City Council