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By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Doug Jones | US Senate) WASHINGTON, D.C. — After months of deliberation, Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed to the Supreme Court of the United States. Doug Jones, one of just two Democrats that

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full LIVE Video on our Facebook) The Fort Payne City Council held their first meeting of the 2018-19 fiscal year on Tuesday, October 2 with a workshop preceding the meeting. The

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The DeKalb County VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Post 3128 recently honored Lieutenant Joshua Michael Jennings with the National VFW Firefighter of the Year Award. Jennings was chosen over 10,000 other VFW

PHOTO: Due to the cold weather during last year’s paving project at the crossing in Rainsville, the asphalt did not seal properly. (Marla Jones | Southern Torch) Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — In October 2017, the Rainsville City Council

PHOTO: Trampas Shankles addresses the Public Hearing on a new subdivision he wants to build near Marshall Road. By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Video of the Workshop and Meeting at the Bottom) The Rainsville City Council met

PHOTO: CP Auto Parts’ sign in Rainsville has been a daily inspiration and motivation for many years. The store has recently been sold to new owners, but Donna Harris and the rest of the employees will still be on hand

PHOTO: Rainsville Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt weighs-in on the situation regarding the condemnation of a right-of-way to replace Chavies Bridge. (File Photo) By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt and Council Member Derek Rosson requested a meeting to

PHOTO: At last night’s council meeting, Councilman Marshall Stiefel suggested a committee to address the concerns of Rainsville Citizens regarding the current road project in Rainsville at the crossroads. (File Photo) By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.— (Full Video at the

PHOTO: The City of Rainsville has been seeking to replace the aging bridge on Chavies Road. Now the council is pursuing condemnation on a piece of property needed for the right-of-way for the project. We talked to the property owner today

PHOTO: Citizen Sonjia Pittman discusses a letter sent to her by the attorney of Councilman Bejan Taheri. By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala.  — (Full Video at the Bottom) The Rainsville City Council met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday,