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Foundation being laid in DRMC Wound Care Center

Foundation work on a new Wound Care Center at DeKalb Regional Medical Center is underway.

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Tuesday 05/26/2015
Charter to purchase Time Warner Cable
Updated: May 26, 2015 - 10:33 am

Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable have agreed to merge, forming one of the biggest cable companies in the nation.

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Monday 05/25/2015
Garden grown
Posted: May 25, 2015

Dan Groghan’s students at Fort Payne High School have learned to cook what they grown and share it with others through community service.

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Bear population expanding
Posted: May 25, 2015

As John Draper drove his vehicle through the backcountry of Little River Canyon Wildlife Management Area, he pried a tick off of his arm, then crushed it before tossing it out the window. Draper is an Auburn University graduate student working to tag 15 black bears confirmed by hair snares and game cameras to be in the area. He had much bigger beasts than the clingy insect on his mind.

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Thursday 05/21/2015
Flying High Again
Updated: May 21, 2015 - 7:34 pm

“Rodney, are you still having those blackout spells?” asked Dr. John Isbell III, grinning broadly. He was talking to Rodney Graham, the local pilot who was getting ready to deliver me into the wild, blue yonder, but poking fun at me. We’ve known each other for a short while, since I joined the local pilot chapter in Fort Payne a few months ago, but I’m still green enough to tease.

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Depot Museum gets landscaping makeover
Posted: May 21, 2015

Most would agree that the historic Fort Payne Depot Museum, situated in the heart of downtown, is a community treasure. One of the few surviving 19th-century railway terminals in Alabama, its distinctive architecture attracts the eye of locals and tourists alike. Thanks to the dedicated efforts of the museum’s leadership and local benevolence, the museum’s landscaping will soon better complement the building’s beauty.

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Jimmy Eberhart, banking executive, dies
Updated: May 23, 2015 - 11:38 am

Funeral services will be Saturday for James F. “Jimmy” Eberhart Jr., a longtime banking executive in Fort Payne and a man who helped bring numerous industries to the city.

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Crowne holds annual beauty pageant
Updated: May 21, 2015 - 7:22 pm

Nine beautiful women competed in this year’s annual pageant at Crowne Health Care in Fort Payne. Their hobbies described vibrant interests and athletic pursuits. Though some are now mobile only in wheelchairs, it does not seem so long ago to them that they were swatting tennis balls, slinging bowling balls and laughing with their firstborn children.

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Tuesday 05/19/2015
Legislators to meet with citizens
Updated: May 19, 2015 - 5:48 pm

Lawmakers getting into the final weeks of the regular session will be back home later this week for a chance to meet with citizens.

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