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DeKalb County Deputies, Drug Task Force Agents, and Mentone Police Officers recovered drugs, stolen guns, and stolen vehicles north of Cartersville on Wednesday.

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As I am struggling to get over a terrible case of bronchitis, I’m reminded of the importance of staying healthy by making sure to wash your hands. Following some basic sanitation procedures can help you avoid the flu and help stop the spread of flu and other diseases. It is just that simple.

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Congratulations to America’s Best Care Plus, Inc. (ABC Plus) on receiving the Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce 2018 Small Business of the Year award. Founded in 1997 in Rainsville Alabama, America’s Best Care Plus is a national mail order pharmacy and medical supplier. Licensed in all 50 state…

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Good Saturday morning, Fort Payne, Alabama from Fort Payne Main Street. I trust everyone had a great Valentine’s Day with their significant other. My friends, we are already half way through February and moving right along toward spring quickly.

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Fort Payne Middle School top 30 eighth grade science students visited Southern Research in Birmingham on Wednesday. They participated in a Green Engineering Project that incorporated engineering, science and math. They designed, built and tested wind turbines. The students assessed the effic…

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One graduating senior from each of the ten high schools in DeKalb County will be honored February 19, 2019, during a reception to be held in Fort Payne. The students are winners of the Good Citizen Contest sponsored by the Phillip Hamman Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the Ameri…

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Sitting just off of Highway 75, close to the Ider-Henagar line, is a familiar building that has been the staple of the small community for nearly 30 years. The building, which was the original home of The Cabbage Bowl, has underwent several changes in ownership and name through the years. Th…

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This Friday the DeKalb Theatre downtown will be hosting a Valentine’s Night Out featuring Alabama Blues Hall of Famer Mr. Showman Bill Avery Band & Review.

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The Fort Payne Police Department reports that Chevrolet pickup truck drove into Kilgore Pharmacy over the weekend.

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The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department and Alabama Bureau Investigations executed a warrant in Fort Payne for child pornography on Thursday.

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The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office was involved in a second vehicle chase this week. At approximately 1 a.m. Friday morning, a subject led a county deputy on a chase that ended in his arrest.

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Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum reports a massage therapist from a local business was arrested this week.

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The Fort Payne Police Department reports that John Austin Carter, 22, of Ider, was arrested on Glenn Boulevard SW on Friday.

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The Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce hosted a State of the State Address Tuesday at the Fort Payne City Auditorium.

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The Fort Payne City Council on Tuesday recognized three students from Fort Payne High School for their service to a community member during an emergency situation.

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Collinsville said goodbye to their long serving police chief, Gary Bowen, after 40 years of service.

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The Rainsville City Council set the city’s Arbor Day celebration for Feb. 7 at the Rainsville City Park. Tree City USA Board Chairperson Kayron Guffey said they’re planning on planting the trees after lunch, weather permitting.

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The Board of Education held a workshop and meeting on Thursday night where board members were updated on the county’s five-year strategic plan and the office’s new website.

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From stress about family issues, to stress about the job, stress is a part of all of our lives. It is important to know that there are some stresses in our life than can be managed by just cleaning up the clutter in our homes. This article offers a few tips on how clutter can affect our live…

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Hello, faithful Chamber Chatter readers. It’s been a while. I offer my apologies for taking so long to get back in the groove of things here at the Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce. We have several things already planned for the upcoming weeks and hope to bring Fort Payne even more programs th…

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In the tourism industry, networking and relationship building is everything. Our industry consists of several primary organizations that interweave responsibilities with volunteerism, networking and cross promotion. DeKalb Tourism is a small non-profit legislated by the state as the official…

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We are proud to partner with The Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce and Jacksonville State University Small Business Development Center (JSU SBDC) in supporting Rising Leaders of DeKalb.  We believe wholeheartedly in the positive effects these young leaders have on our community. The recruiting …

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Boom Town Makers Market sees many local and traveling artists that take inspiration from the Fort Payne and Lookout Mountain area.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn.– More than 900 people in the country music industry – including radio personalities, artists, executives, label representatives and media – are gathered in Memphis this weekend for special performances and industry-insider events to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Coun…

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Rotarian Terry Gillis hosted fellow Rotarian John Mathieu who presented a program on his missionary work in the 80’s in Europe and with the multi-national organization Operation Mobilization.

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At a recent meeting of the Fort Payne Lions Club, Eric Varnador, Fort Payne High School Baseball Coach, and Kyle Crabtree Assistant Coach were the guest speakers.  Pictured from left, are Lions Club President Mike McElhaney, Kyle Crabtree and Eric Varnador.

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These are excerpts from the latest books at the DeKalb County Public Library. For more information about the library and what it has to offer, call 256-845-2671.

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The Collinsville Public Library, located at 151 Main Street in Collinsville, has one of the most up to date collections of DVDs for our patrons’ enjoyment in the county. We have a large selection of family DVDs, animated DVDs and TV series DVDs.

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FORT PAYNE – The Fort Payne Wildcats’ expansion of their field house was recently completed and was toured by the Fort Payne City Schools Board of Education Board Members Thursday to see all the improvements.

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Anna Breed and Nathaniel Roberts will compete in the USA Climbing: Bouldering Youth National Championship Feb. 8, 9 and 10 in Bend, Oregon.