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The Fort Payne Police Department solved the case of multiple break-ins of mini storage units with an assist from the Dade County Sheriff’s Office, Trenton Police Department, Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force, Summerville Police Department, Trion Police Department, and Rainsville Police Department, arresting three people on a variety of theft charges.

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Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, has presented Janet Ruth Wisner Burton with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. She has deep roots in DeKalb and Marshall counties.

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The Rainsville City Council voted to purchase six new vehicles and approved a one-time pay raise for all city employees, both full-time and part-time.

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The Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) Foundation Board is hard at work preparing for the annual Holiday Gala. This year’s “Winter Wonderland” Gala will be held on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 6:00 p.m. in the William M Beck & Fine Arts Building (NACC gymnasium). Sonya Clemons, the “Art Lady”, will be honored as this year’s Northeast Alabama Community College Alumna of the Year.

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The Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce will hold the State of the State Address with State Representative Nathaniel Ledbetter on Thursday, December 1st at Fort Payne City Auditorium at 5:30 p.m.

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During a post-election meeting on Thursday, the 77-member Alabama House Republican Caucus voted to select State Rep. Nathaniel Ledbetter, R-Rainsville, as its nominee for Speaker of the House.

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The Rainsville City Council voted this week to direct $405,600 from the American Relief Fund in order to install an upgrade in the pump station on Scott Avenue along Highway 35.

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Rainsville is receiving $500,000 for repair and replacing sewer lines from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). 

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The Rainsville Police Department and Fire Department received a call on Oct. 14 at 12:25 p.m. that a vehicle had crashed into the side of the shopping center in the 800 Block of Main St West near Subway and Rainsville Drugs. 

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The Rainsville City Council met this past Monday and addressed a potential new camera set to be installed within City Hall that has caused ripples within the local departments.  

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Authorities seized several pounds of methamphetamine this week in a pair of operations that DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden described as “[cutting] the head off of a big snake that has been sinking its fangs into our county.”

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The Rainsville City Council met this past Monday night. There were several subjects put to motion. One of the bigger ones was the request from councilman Derek Rosson to install a flashing light in front of the Rainsville Technology School.

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Tickets go on sell Sept. 30 for the Northeast Alabama Community College Theatre production of “The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical.” NACC scheduled the production for November 11-13 and 18-20, 2022. The Nov. 13 and 20 productions are matinee performances at 2 p.m., all others star…

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This season hasn’t gotten off to the start Plainview wanted it to, but the Bears finally put it all together on Friday night for a dominating 28-7 win against Glencoe.

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The Rainsville City Council held a budget workshop Monday night to discuss the city’s fiscal year 2022-23 operating budget.

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Authorities arrested Rayford Russell Jr. of Rainsville on Wednesday following an eight-month investigation that ended with the seizure of approximately 10-lbs of methamphetamine that was being sent via the U.S. Postal Service when postal inspectors intercepted the package.

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Northeast Alabama Community College President Dr. David Campbell announced Thursday that NACC has submitted initial plans to establish a women’s softball team at the college and will build a women’s softball stadium on campus.

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DeKalb County Entrepreneurial Center President Vicky Kirby briefed the Rainsville City Council on Monday regarding the new E-Center coming to Rainsville.

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An 18-wheeler overturned in Rainsville Thursday morning, causing a chemical spill near the AL-75 and AL-35 major intersection.  

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The Rainsville City Council heard from Adam Lea of Ladd Environmental Consultants on Monday night, regarding the city Sidewalk TAP Program Project. 

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Alabama front man Randy Owen sings a song during the Fans Songwriters Showcase Spectacular on June 17 at Northeast Alabama Community College. Owen and band mate Teddy Gentry were joined by award-winning songwriters Jamey Johnson, Ronnie Rogers, Gordon Mote, and Frank J. Myers. The all-star m…

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A Rainsville native has been named CEO of Zona Facta Collective, a security company operating in several states.

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This year's Fan Appreciation Days kick off tomorrow evening at Northeast Alabama Community College and are scheduled to conclude on Sunday.

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After a two-year break caused by COVID-19, Teddy Gentry’s Singing With The Stars is returning on June 16 at 6 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Lyceum on the campus of Northeast Alabama Community College as part of Fan Appreciation Week. 

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Trouper the Mustang and Roscoe the dog pose beside a bronze sculpture unveiled Thursday on the campus of Northeast Alabama Community College. The statue took a year to create and was funded from a portion of soft drink machine sales, according to NACC President David Campbell, joined by Heat…

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The Rainsville City Council held a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday for the upcoming state road project turning lane off Hwy 75 between Cornerstone Christian Academy and the Northeast Agribusiness Center. Pictured from left to right, are Rainsville City Council members Arlan "Monk'' Blevin…

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Trouper the Mustang and Roscoe the dog pose beside a bronze sculpture unveiled Thursday on the campus of Northeast Alabama Community College. The statue took a year to create and was funded from a portion of soft drink machine sales, according to NACC President David Campbell, joined by Heat…

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The City of Rainsville held a State of the City address Monday night in the council chambers to discuss the progress and growth of the city. 

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Students at Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) know that a constant presence on the campus is Roscoe, a stray dog who has become a mascot. The official mascot in sporting programs, however, has always been a Mustang. Now the two creatures are set to be celebrated with the long-awaite…

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The Rainsville City Council on Monday heard an update from Rainsville's Code Enforcement and Revenue Officer Sandy Little on the unsafe structure ordinance efforts. 

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The Northeast Alabama Adult Education Program holds an Adult Education Graduation in May every year, but this year’s event will be extra special. 

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Northeast Alabama Community College announced a $25 million project to construct 50,000-square-foot advanced technology Workforce Development Center on the campus in Rainsville.

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The Rainsville City Council on Monday night approved an expansion to the stage utilized for the annual Freedom Fest located at the Field of Dreams Sports Complex.