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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 …

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Alabama’s annual initiative to promote a healthier lifestyle and develop positive habits, Scale Back Alabama, is kicking off its 15th year.

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The Rainsville Police Department recently recognized Josh Wilson for his promotion to lieutenant. Wilson works criminal investigations and also coordinates training for the department. 

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The Rainsville Police Department and Municipal Court last week announced the hosting of amnesty month beginning Feb. 1, 2021.

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When new United States Senator Tommy Tuberville addresses Alabama’s needs in Washington D.C., he’ll have a DeKalb County native giving him insight into the issues. Tuberville recently named Jordan Doufexis as his senior advisor and state coordinator. Doufexis will manage Tuberville’s state s…

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The Rainsville City Council on Monday approved to amend the 2020-21 budget following the approval of various changes and upgrades.

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A drive-through COVID-19 vaccination clinic was held Tuesday at the Agri-Business Center in Rainsville with the Alabama Department of Public Health delivering doses to local healthcare workers and first responders. All 500 doses had to be used once taken out of cold storage and people ages 7…

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The Rainsville City Council accepted Allen Stiefel's resignation Monday night, effective immediately.

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation provided training on Dec. 10th, 2020 to the Rainsville Police Department and surrounding agencies of DeKalb County.

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The Town of Powell recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new Dollar General Store located of AL HWY 35 at 5057 Main Street in Powell. Pictured are Gurlon Lands (council), Joey Haymon (citizen), Alexis Bishop (sales associate), Lisa Salster (assistant manager…

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Spectators lined the streets of Alabama Highway 35 Saturday to enjoy Rainsville's annual Christmas parade that featured various participants, including Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt, council members and the marching bands from Plainview High School and Fort Payne High School. 

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The Rainsville City Council on Monday approved the partnership with Alabama Department of Transportation to upgrade the traffic light system at the crossing of Alabama Highway 75 and Alabama Highway 35.

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Returning for its second year, Broadway Baptist Church in Rainsville is hosting its Walk Through Bethlehem, an interactive outdoor family experience following Mary and Joseph’s footsteps as they make their way through Bethlehem.

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The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles held 37 parole hearings Tuesday, granting six paroles and denying 31, including parole for David Lawrence Poole, 77, who is serving five life sentences in prison for convictions in 1990 in DeKalb County for production of obscene material involving children.

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Plainview High School's third-grade classes recently participated in their annual harvest celebration representative of the day the Mayflower pilgrims and the Wampanoag shared in 1621. 

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Between 7:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. on Saturday, members of Rainsville Police Department, along with Sylvania Police Department, had a safety check point at the intersection of Carlyle Road and County Road 102. During this checkpoint, Rainsville Police Department officers arrested David Christo…

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On Friday, Nov. 6, members of Rainsville Police Department conducted a saturation of the City of Rainsville, and Rainsville's Police Jurisdiction of locations believed to be involved in using, selling and the storing of illegal drugs. Fifteen arrests were made as several locations throughout…

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The Rainsville City Council held a special called meeting on Wednesday, hearing from Rainsville resident Don Laney regarding removing the stop signs on Chavies Bridge.

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State Sen. Steve Livingston and Rainsville Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt joined with the ABC Hospice team on Wednesday to proclaim and celebrate November as Hospice and Palliative Care Month.

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The Rainsville City Council during Monday night’s work session heard from engineer James Payton of Ladd Engineering regarding a consent order from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) for the city of Rainsville.

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Incumbent U.S. Senator Doug Jones held a drive-in rally Thursday evening in the parking lot of the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. With new cases of COVID-19 increasing, supporters remained in their cars, honking horns as the candidate spoke from a trailer bed.

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Left, Rainsville Nutrition and the Rainsville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the new location on Wednesday. Present were Sandy Goff, Carol Hiett, Ruth Dukes, Ina Lloyd, Rodger Lingerfelt, Marshall Stiefel, Danilla Quintana (owner), Diana Acosta, Jordan Hypes, son Marshall, All…

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At the Sept. 22 meeting, Club President David Allgood (left) hosted Optimist Club President and incoming Mayor of Fort Payne, Brian Baine.  Brian related his agenda and vision for making Fort Payne the best it can be, while identifying ongoing challenges and upcoming initiatives to take our …

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The Rainsville City Council on Monday approved to pay back a grant of more than $70,000 they were unable to use for new jobs while repairing a road in recent years.

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The ceremony was held Thursday, Sept. 10 at 6:00 p.m. at the Rainsville City Park at the First Responders Memorial in honor of the people that were lost on Sept. 11, 2001.

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The Rainsville City Council on Thursday passed Ordinance 09-10-2020 that will regulate the sale and distribution of alcohol in the city limits.

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Rainsville Girl Scout, Regan Martin, has taken on a big project. She is working on her Silver Award, which is one of the highest honors in Girl Scouts. This project requires her to work a minimum of 50 hours on a project to help make a difference in her community. Reagan chose to collect clo…