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By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, April 15, 2019. At the meeting, the Council approved the hiring of two new patrolmen: Jonathan Haney and Sean

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council met on Monday, March 18. Mayor Pro Tem Ricky Byrum acted as Mayor in the absence of Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt.  At the workshop, Councilmember Marshall Stiefel

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, February 4, 2019. In the workshop, Councilmember Marshall Stiefel asked the Council to reconsider the termination of Mike Sweat, the

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, January 21.  During the meeting, Councilmember Brandon Freeman brought forth the need for microphones to be added to the

FINAL PAYMENT

By Marla Jones,Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — At Monday’s meeting of the Rainsville City Council, Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt announced the final payment on the DeKalb County Schools Coliseum had been received by the DeKalb County Board of Education.

Blame Game

By Marla Jones,Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The Rainsville City Council held their last meeting of 2018 on Monday, December 17.  In the absence of Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt, Mayor Pro Tem Ricky Byrum conducted the meeting. Councilmember

Signs Spark Confusion

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Building contractors have expressed concern regarding new code enforcement signs that are popping up in developing subdivisions in the City of Rainsville.  David Snay, part-time Rainsville Revenue Officer, spoke with Southern

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

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — According to the Alabama Department of Transportation, motorists should be advised that work will begin this week to replace the one-lane bridge over Town Creek on Chavies

New Year, New Tahoes

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Marla Jones) RAINSVILLE, Ala. — (Full LIVE Video on our Facebook) The Rainsville City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, October 1. Councilmember Ricky Byrum served as Mayor in the absence