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Monday 06/22/2015
Celebrate our Main Street
Posted: June 22, 2015 - 4:11 pm

Fort Payne doesn’t have an official Main Street, at least as far as a road with that name, but we do have that spirit and Tuesday afternoon we’re going to celebrate it.

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Monday 06/08/2015
A good start
Posted: June 08, 2015 - 4:47 pm

We in DeKalb County have known too much tragedy concerning people on bicycles. That’s why it was refreshing to see our freshman state Rep. Nathaniel Ledbetter push for laws getting a minimum cushion for cyclists on the roads.

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Monday 06/01/2015
Main Street project big for our city
Posted: June 01, 2015 - 5:50 pm

Lynn Brewer and Connie Fuller must be two of the happiest women in Fort Payne this week with news that the Main Street project they led was accepted.

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Friday 05/29/2015
Young leaders in spotlight
Posted: May 29, 2015 - 5:42 pm

Inside today’s Times-Journal is a magazine highlighting 40 young leaders — actually 42, counting couples — who are making a difference in DeKalb County.

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Wednesday 05/27/2015
Who wants to be a leader?
Posted: May 27, 2015 - 5:08 pm

The first class of Leadership DeKalb County’s rebirth has graduated. The kinks have been worked out, and now the program is ready to soar.

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A great year in DeKalb sports
Posted: May 27, 2015 - 5:13 pm

The Fyffe football and cheerleading, Fort Payne boys soccer and 800-meter girls track relay teams led the way this year, bring state championships back to DeKalb County.

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Monday 05/25/2015
The tough conversations in Montgomery
Posted: May 25, 2015 - 9:58 am

State Sen. Phil Williams, during the Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce legislative coffee last week, mentioned that the conversation about combining the General Fund and Education Trust Fund budgets is one that’s starting to get some traction down in Montgomery.

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Friday 05/22/2015
A wise outcome for prank
Posted: May 22, 2015 - 3:27 pm

The four Sylvania students behind a senior “prank” at the school after graduation will pay a price — and a fair one at that.

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Alabama voters will get their say in 2016
Posted: May 22, 2015 - 3:28 pm

Too often through the years, Alabama’s presidential preference primaries have been an afterthought.

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Thursday 05/21/2015
This difficult social media landscape
Posted: May 21, 2015 - 5:06 pm

Sylvania doesn’t have a band director today after the county school system began an investigation into a Facebook post attributed to Cindy Stephens.

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