Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable have agreed to merge, forming one of the biggest cable companies in the nation.
Dan Groghan’s students at Fort Payne High School have learned to cook what they grown and share it with others through community service.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.