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The City of Rainsville is gearing up for the kick-off to its annual Freedom Fest slated for next Saturday, June 26 starting at 1 p.m. at the Field of Dreams Sports Complex.

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The Rainsville Police Department arrested 26 people in the first seven days of May. Chief Michael Edmondson released the arrests in hopes to reiterate that “drug possession will not be tolerated in the City of Rainsville”.

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The Rainsville City Council on Monday held public hearings to discuss the rezoning of Ranch Road, Peaceful Acres subdivision and Britany Owens subdivision.

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Jerry Clifton and Pam Willingham celebrated 365 days of running in a row with a gathering of friends and fellow runners at Vintage 1885 on Tuesday morning. Clifton said the harshest conditions were a winter day when the wind chill was a single digit temperature and the wettest was during tor…

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Rainsville and Fort Payne will host events next Thursday in observance of The National Day of Prayer 2021 and all DeKalb County residents are invited to attend.

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A community memorial ceremony will be held at the DeKalb County Tornado Monument and Memorial and Serenity Gardens on April 24 beginning at 2 p.m.

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A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held last week for Beautifully Bronzed in Rainsville. Sandy Goff, Rene Haney , Rick Haney, Angie Bryan, Whitley Mitchell, Carrie Cory (Owner), Robert Ellis, Sydney Corey, Linda Samples, Ruth Dukes, Robyn Germany, Amie Reynolds. Beautifully Bronzed is located at …

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Wild Blue Boys Clothing & Accessories, located at 481 McCurdy Ave. N. in Rainsville (just North of Vicki’s Flowers) had their Ribbon Cutting  on Thursday, April 1. The boys clothing store has recently started adding some men’s clothing. Pictured at the event, from left to right, are Sand…

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The Rainsville Police Department recently announced the graduation of Sgt. Luke Yarbrough from the Huntsville Police Department Police K-9 Narcotics Scent Detection Academy and welcome K-9 Harley to the Rainsville Police Department. Sgt. Yarbrough and K-9 Harley has completed the six-week, 2…

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On Tuesday, March 9, the Tree City Board planted five Water Oaks at Plainview High School. This is a joint effort between the City of Rainsville Tree Board and the DeKalb County Board of Education.

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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.