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During Thursday night’s work session, the Rainsville City Council heard from The Times-Journal Publisher Tricia Clinton-Dunne who presented Rainsville Police Chief Kevin Smith with the 2020 Times-Journal’s Citizen of Influence award.

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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.

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Business owner Rodney Williams spoke to the Rainsville City Council on Monday night, but the council did not abolish an ordinance that pertains to a rental property and lease fee.

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The Rainsville City Council announced Monday it had received three bids for the two-part expansion of the city sewer line from Hwy 75 to Everett Road in Rainsville.

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Marching band members from various DeKalb County Schools represented the county at the Alabama Bicentennial Parade in downtown Montgomery last Saturday.

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Kindergarten students from Plainview High School display their pillowcase costumes, necklaces, and headbands they have been working on in preparation for the Thanksgiving holiday. 

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Rainsville’s annual Christmas Parade is always special, but this year’s event on Dec. 7 at 11 a.m. will commemorate 60 years of bringing joy to local families.

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Plainview third grade students enjoyed a Thanksgiving feast Friday in the company of educators and family who gathered for their annual celebration at the DeKalb County Schools Coliseum.

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The City of Rainsville is gearing up to host its Veterans Day Program on Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. at their new location in the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center.

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The city of Rainsville held a public hearing Thursday to hear feedback from residents and builders about the introduction of a city building inspector.

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Rainsville’s 60th Christmas Parade will be Dec. 7 at 11 a.m. this year. Rainsville Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Sandy Goff said the city is anticipating a “big turnout” for this years Christmas parade.

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Monday, the Rainsville City Council approved to have a public hearing on Oct. 17, at 6 p.m. to discuss the possibility of hiring a building inspector.

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On Sept. 29, the Rainsville Police Department received a call of a burglar alarm at 5 Star Foods located at 982 Main Street E.

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The Rainsville Police Department held a moment of silence at the First Responder Memorial in the city park last week for a Tuscaloosa police officer who was shot to death on Sept. 16.

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The Rainsville Police Department and the Rainsville Fire Department have organized a day of remembrance to honor the first responders, victims and survivors of 9/11.

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Rainsville Police Chief Kevin Smith was recently recognized for completing 80 hours of an executive law enforcement program.

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RAINSVILLE — The Plainview Bears defeated the North Jackson Chiefs at home in a dramatic overtime finish.

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The Rainsville City Council on Monday discussed the pay rate gap between its first responders and those in neighboring communities.

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The Rainsville City Council on Monday saw a standstill in their efforts to transfer the DeKalb County Schools Coliseum over to the board of education.

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In 2000, the Rainsville Chamber of Commerce launched the first Golf Tournament Scholarship Program at the Rainsville Golf and Country Club. From 2012 until 2015, the Chamber awarded three $1,500 scholarships. In 2016, the scholarship tournament raised more than $9,000, which resulted in the …

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The Go Native app went live in Fort Payne July 8. This means that now, whether you live, work, or are just sitting at the sports complex in Fort Payne, you can have food delivered to you from a number of local restaurants.

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This past week the Cornerstone Christian Academy Senior Beta Club traveled over 700 miles to compete at the National Beta Convention in Oklahoma City. Because of the dedicated support of Cornerstone family, Cornerstone was recognized with the highest attendance at the National Convention wit…

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The Rainsville City Council on Monday heard from Rainsville Freedom Run Coordinator Jerry Clifton about the results and impact of the Rainsville Freedom Run 5K and 10K race on Saturday.

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The city of Rainsville is set to host its annual Freedom Fest on June 29 starting at 1 p.m. in honor of Independence Day.