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Special to the Southern Torch DeKalb leaders honor the life of Billy Jack Mitchell, an iconic DeKalb County businessman and beloved member of the Sand Mountain community. Note from the Editor: On Monday, we posted the death notice of Mr.

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 RAINSVILLE, Ala.—The city of Rainsville recently conducted an independent audit of city finances that reported a budget surplus of $161,547 for the 2015 fiscal year (FY2015). The Certified Public Accounting (CPA) firm Grant, Croft and Associates, P.C.

Rainsville Citizen: I’m Embarrassed – Where is the outrage? Dear Editor, As a citizen of Rainsville, I am embarrassed. I’m embarrassed that members of the council think so little of the citizens that they’ve made our great town a laughing stock.

Mail Carrier Honored

By Tyler Pruett tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, AL — For mail carrier Tanya Lyons, January 6 was just like any other day on the job delivering mail, that is until she noticed a fire in the yard of a residence along her

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.—The Rainsville Chamber of Commerce has chosen D.L. Stiefel as its next Rainsville Person of the Year. The award will be presented at the Chamber’s annual meeting in January. The Chamber has recognized an

By Joseph M. Morgan joseph@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.—The Rainsville City Council held a special meeting Monday night to meet with representatives from Rainsville Technology, Inc. (RTI) to formalize the company’s legal agreements with the city regarding an expansion of RTI’s current

DeKalb BOE approves $150K purchase of 11.6 acres in Rainsville

Governor announces more than $800,000 in grants in DeKalb County FORT PAYNE, Ala.—Gov. Robert Bentley visited Fort Payne on Monday to announce more than $800,000 in federal grants awarded through the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) and