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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…

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NORFOLK, Va.- A 2005 Plainview High School graduate and Rainsville, Alabama, native returned home August 9, marking the end of a seven-month deployment aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Since departing its homeport of Norfolk, Virginia in January 2020 for the ship’s Composite Trainin…

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The Rainsville City Council announced the promotion of Sandy Little and Kennedi Traylor to the new position of Code Enforcement and Revenue Officer during Monday night's meeting.

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Servpro of Jackson and DeKalb Counties, along with the Rainsville Chamber of Commerce provided a free lunch for local first responders Aug. 5. Above are Tracy Furgerson, Jackson-DeKalb Servpro Marketing Rep with Ryan Ard, Jackson-DeKalb Servpro General Manager. 

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Two of the nation’s leading providers of communications and marketing services for community-owned electric and telecommunications utilities are coming together to provide enhanced services and greater efficiency.

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City Councils in Fort Payne and Rainsville have voted to approve resolutions declaring mayors elected to the office without opposition. Brian Baine, left, will formally become Fort Payne Mayor on Nov. 2 while being sworn in with the council members elected. He is currently the council presid…

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Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt is seeking a second term as mayor of Rainsville. Lingerfelt stated, “Rainsville is a great place to live and raise a family. It has been an honor to serve as mayor, and it would be a privilege to serve again.”

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Polyvance is currently offering two types of hand sanitizer to help fill the supply gap in today’s market. This project was the brainchild of a couple of our factory employees as a way to both help people out and to use our idle machinery and supplies.

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The Rainsville City Council held a special called meeting last Friday afternoon to discuss and approve moving forward with the 2020 Rainsville Freedom Fest.

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In response to the lack of hand sanitizer available in the stores currently, Polyvance is using its spare manufacturing capacity and ready supply of isopropyl alcohol to make hand sanitizer.

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As communities continue to face the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, a multitude of establishments, including local libraries, have remained closed to the public to help slow the spread.

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Last week the Rainsville Mayor Roger Lingerfelt and Councilmen Bejan Taheri, Ricky Byrum and Derek Rosson traveled to Montgomery to promote the City of Rainsville and its future improvements.

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In Monday's work session, the Rainsville City Council heard from Pam Clay, representative of the DeKalb County Economic Development Authority, requesting the council to consider granting a tax abatement to Rainsville Technology, Inc.

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DeKalb County Commission President Ricky Harcrow recognized local law enforcement during a Thursday ceremony in honor of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.