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Mayor Takes Charge

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on September 16, 2019. During the workshop, Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt announced that the Council had been “slack” regarding the conduct of the

FINALLY

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (File Photo) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, September 5, due to the Labor Day holiday. After years of complaints from Rainsville citizens being unable

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com PHOTO: Resolution 8-19-2019, which allocates money from gas tax funds to the City’s bridges and roads, was unanimously passed at Monday’s Council meeting. (File Photo) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video on our Facebook)

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full Video on our Facebook) Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill, in a whirlwind trip to DeKalb County, sat down with Southern Torch for an exclusive interview.  Merrill discussed

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On July 17, the Rainsville AgriBusiness Center Board held their monthly meeting. The following were present: Arlan Blevins, Buddy Boykin, Brian Thomas, Angie Stewart and Rafe Starkey. Brian Thomas called

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Mr. Hollis White, 81 of Rainsville, passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.  He is survived by his daughter Deana Wigley (Roger); Grandchildren: Ashley Wigley Thomas (Brad), Shawn Lee

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full LIVE Video on our Facebook) At this week’s meeting of the Rainsville City Council, Council Pro Tem Ricky Byrum conducted the meeting in the absence of Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt.  In

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full Video on our Facebook) The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, July 1.  The Council was presented with the 2018 Audit, which can be

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Runners from across the country will descend upon Rainsville for the “best small race in America” on June 15, 2019 for the 11th Annual Rainsville Freedom Run.   The event is for

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.