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The Rainsville City Council set the city’s Arbor Day celebration for Feb. 7 at the Rainsville City Park. Tree City USA Board Chairperson Kayron Guffey said they’re planning on planting the trees after lunch, weather permitting.

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The Rainsville City Council on Monday discussed adding a microphone to the city chambers where the council meetings and municipal court are held.

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“The Donut Boy” made a stop at the Hollywood Police Department in Jackson County on Thursday. Among the 10 to 20 agencies that participated, the Rainsville, Sylvania and Powell Police Departments were welcomed to the group and gifted with several boxes of donuts.

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The relationship between the city of Rainsville and the Northeast Alabama Agri-business Center was once again a topic of discussion at Monday’s workshop prior to the council meeting.

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The Rainsville City Council on Monday discussed a concern from citizens who found driveway code enforcement signs in their yards this month.

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The Rainsville City Council on Monday approved to cosign on a line of credit for the Northeast Alabama Agribusiness Center.

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During the DeKalb County Board of Education meeting on Thursday, Jessica Williams, of Glimpse K12, presented the board with a business proposal for a statistic analyzing service for the district.

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The Rainsville City Council on Monday approved preparations for the annual Freedom Fest in July of 2019 and improvements to the Field of Dreams Sports Complex and the Northeast Alabama Agribusiness Center.

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On Saturday, about 30 Fort Payne students, friends and family of Kendle Larson and Katie Wright attended the 2018 Chattanooga Down Syndrome Society Buddy Walk at AT&T Field.

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The Rainsville Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Holiday Open House throughout the city to encourage residents to start shopping locally for the approaching holiday season.

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The DeKalb County Board of Education and Commission announced a joint effort to expand the school resource officer unit in the county.

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The Rainsville Police Department is hosting their second Policeman’s Ball at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center this month.

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The sixth-annual Rainsville Technology, Inc. 5K and fun run also known as The Great Pumpkin Run to benefit the DeKalb County Children’s Advocacy Center is Oct. 20 at RTI, 189 RTI Dr.

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The Rainsville Fire Department is conducting its new fire science program in conjunction with the DeKalb County Technology Center.

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The Rainsville Civitan Club held a membership drive meeting on Sept. 27 to encourage interested residents to join their volunteer efforts in the community.

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This month, the Rainsville Police Department supplied its officers with equipment and medication to help combat the fight against the opioid epidemic in the area.

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The Rainsville City Council approved its budget for the 2019 fiscal year at its last meeting on Sept. 17.

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The Rainsville City Council will revise a 30-year-old ordinance allowing county inmates to conduct community service in the city.

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RAINSVILLE— The Plainview Bears lost a heartbreaker in overtime Friday night. The Bears led Susan Moore for more than two quarters, but the Bulldogs tied the game with 22.4 seconds left in the fourth, forced an overtime period and defeated Plainview 20-14 in double overtime.

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The North Jackson Chiefs did not disappoint their home crowd in their first game of the 2018 season.

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Dr. David Campbell, President of Northeast Alabama Community College, is pleased to announce that 159 students made the President’s and Dean’s lists during the summer semester.

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After hearing from community members with requests and concerns, Rainsville Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt and the Rainsville City Council discussed project planning and the city’s budget at Monday’s meeting.

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Police in Rainsville found more than 50 animals in a home Thursday after receiving complaints about possible animal hoarding.

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Rainsville City Council discussed the city’s budget and spending at the meeting on Monday.

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Cynthia Thompson, a citizen of Rainsville, wanted to do something to help raise funds for Rainsville Police Department.

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Rainsville Police Chief Kevin Smith and Det. Todd Bowen held a free Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention class on Saturday for women in the community at the Ace Cheer Company in Rainsville.

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The DeKalb County Board of Education heard an update Tuesday on the accreditation process to make all DeKalb County Schools accredited as a whole, and the board also discussed bids, project updates and employment changes.

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The DeKalb County Board of Education has closed a chapter on a years-long journey to securing, purchasing and building on a new property that would house its 140-plus fleet of school buses.

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The Rainsville Civitan Club is asking for interested residents to join them in their volunteer efforts in the community.

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The chairman of the Rainsville Sewer Board and former councilman, Fred Bobo, addressed the city council on Monday night with plans for a major sewer line renovation and expansion.

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The city of Rainsville is hosting its annual Freedom Fest at the new location in the Field of Dreams Sports Complex, next to the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center.

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The Rainsville Fire Department and city council have announced a possible partnership with the DeKalb County Technical Center and Board of Education in hopes to begin an emergency responder course for DeKalb County high school students.