DeKalb County Hospital Association Board of Directors and executive staff unveiled the new DeKalb Ambulance Service station #4 in Rainsville on Friday. The new 5,000-square-foot station is located on McCurdy Ave. N along Hwy 75 and is said to provide enough space to house its wheelchair van …
The Rainsville City Council on Thursday heard from visitors with Family Services of North Alabama who discussed the services the organization offers across primarily DeKalb and Marshall Counties.
For 16 years, Wes Hampton has been the Gaither Vocal Band’s tenor and is recognized for his clear, passionate voice and endearing, tender spirit. The Women’s Care Center is excited to present this free concert of praise and prayer, but a ticket is required for admission. The concert is Tuesd…
The Rainsville City Council on Wednesday held a brief special called meeting to discuss applying for $50,000 in Homeland Security Grants for the Rainsville police and fire departments.
The DeKalb County Emergency Management Agency recognized VFW Post 3128 and the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center on Tuesday for their support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Rainsville City Council held a public hearing Monday night discussing the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grant to aid in servicing the Wastewater Treatment Plant.
DeKalb County and Sand Mountain native Macy McFall continues her rapid ascent through politics as she becomes the first female to serve as chief of staff to a lieutenant governor in the state Georgia on August 1.
The Rainsville City Council on Monday night approved maintenance to the city’s sewer lines from the north side of George Wallace Drive towards Alabama Highway 35.
The Rainsville City Council heard from resident Kayron Guffey during Tuesday night's meeting voicing her concerns over the newly erected digital billboard sign along Main Street on Highway 35.
Rainsville Councilman Rickey Byrum during Tuesday evening’s council meeting announced the Rainsville Annex office would remain open Monday through Friday.
The Cornerstone Christian Academy Electro Eagles earned fifth place last week in the Junior Beta National Convention Robotics Showcase held in Orlando, Florida June 29-July 2. The team (left) consists of Chance Carroll, Trey Stewart, Lake Richards, Isaiah Adams and Malachi Tuten.
Crowds From all across DeKalb County and the surrounding areas gathered at the annual Rainsville Freedom Fest this past weekend, enjoying live musical performances, vendors and a wide variety of food selections.
The City of Rainsville is gearing up for the kick-off to its annual Freedom Fest slated for next Saturday, June 26 starting at 1 p.m. at the Field of Dreams Sports Complex.
Runner enthusiasts mark your calendars, the Rainsville Freedom Run 5K and 10K 13th annual race is next Saturday, June 19 at DeKalb County Schools Coliseum.
The Rainsville City Council Monday night approved a partnership between the city of Rainsville and the Waterworks Board of Section and Dutton.
On May 30, 2021 officers arrested Charles Edward Jackson of Rainsville for five counts of Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, three counts of Illegal Possession of Prescription Drugs, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Distribution of Controlled S…
Toros Cantina and Grill, formerly Casa Poblanos in Rainsville, will reopen on Monday, June 7 after more than a five-month-long renovation project.
The Rainsville Public Library’s Summer Reading Program kicks off on June 1. Children who have completed grades K-6 and live in DeKalb or Jackson counties are eligible to participate in the program.
The Rainsville City Council held a brief special called meeting on Wednesday and approved the adoption of Ordinance 05-19-2021 as one of the final steps in the process of refinancing the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center Loan.
In honor of National Police Week observed from May 9 through May 15, the Rainsville First Responders Board held a ceremony last Thursday at the Rainsville City Park First Responders Memorial.
The Rainsville Police Department arrested 26 people in the first seven days of May. Chief Michael Edmondson released the arrests in hopes to reiterate that “drug possession will not be tolerated in the City of Rainsville”.
Cornerstone students gathered around the Christian flag on Thursday to pray for the nation in honor of National Day of Prayer.
Above, Pastor of Rainsville Church of God Rev. Chris Bell speaking at the third annual National Day of Prayer in Rainsville on Thursday at the DeKalb County Schools Coliseum.
Also on Monday evening, the mayor and city council recognized Jerry Clifton and Pam Willingham for their dedication to the sport of running.
A memorial ceremony was held Saturday at the DeKalb County Schools Coliseum to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the deadly tornado outbreak that struck DeKalb County on April 27, 2011.
Jerry Clifton and Pam Willingham celebrated 365 days of running in a row with a gathering of friends and fellow runners at Vintage 1885 on Tuesday morning. Clifton said the harshest conditions were a winter day when the wind chill was a single digit temperature and the wettest was during tor…
Rainsville and Fort Payne will host events next Thursday in observance of The National Day of Prayer 2021 and all DeKalb County residents are invited to attend.
The Rainsville City Council on Monday night approved rescheduling the city’s annual spring cleanup month to begin Friday, May 28 through Wednesday, June 30, 2021.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held last week for Beautifully Bronzed in Rainsville. Sandy Goff, Rene Haney , Rick Haney, Angie Bryan, Whitley Mitchell, Carrie Cory (Owner), Robert Ellis, Sydney Corey, Linda Samples, Ruth Dukes, Robyn Germany, Amie Reynolds. Beautifully Bronzed is located at …
Wild Blue Boys Clothing & Accessories, located at 481 McCurdy Ave. N. in Rainsville (just North of Vicki’s Flowers) had their Ribbon Cutting on Thursday, April 1. The boys clothing store has recently started adding some men’s clothing. Pictured at the event, from left to right, are Sand…
The Rainsville Police Department recently announced the graduation of Sgt. Luke Yarbrough from the Huntsville Police Department Police K-9 Narcotics Scent Detection Academy and welcome K-9 Harley to the Rainsville Police Department. Sgt. Yarbrough and K-9 Harley has completed the six-week, 2…
On Tuesday, March 9, the Tree City Board planted five Water Oaks at Plainview High School. This is a joint effort between the City of Rainsville Tree Board and the DeKalb County Board of Education.
The Rainsville City Council on Monday night heard from bond counsel and Director Brad Green with Raymond James Public Finance, who spoke of the opportunity to refinance the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center loan.
Nashville, Tenn. – Gresham Smith, an architecture, engineering and design firm providing full-service solutions for the built environment, announced this week that Chairman and CEO Al Pramuk will transition out of his CEO role at the end of the 2021 calendar year. Rodney Chester, the firm’s …
Brinley Summerford, a fifth grade student at Plainview High School, participated in the 2021 Arbor Day Poster Contest where she won first place in the local contest hosted by the Rainsville Tree City Board and second place at the state level.