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Rainsville Technology, Inc is gearing up to host its annual 5K and Fun Run, also known as The Great Pumpkin Run, benefiting the DeKalb County Children’s Advocacy Center Saturday, Oct. 23.

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Colorfest, now in its third decade, is held each October in Brow Park along North Cool Street in Mentone. The fall festival is hosted by Mentone Area Preservation Association (MAPA) and features the talents of regional artists, craftsmen and local musicians, along with a variety of local foo…

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When Dedra Canalejo of Fyffe was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2019, it came as a big shock to her because she has no prior family history of the disease. However, with the support of her daughters (ages 18 and 11), Canalejo was able to pull through.

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Tonia Suttles of Fort Payne knows the threat and struggles presented by the disease like any other breast cancer survivor who has undergone the harsh treatment of chemo and radiation therapies.

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The Fort Payne Kiwanis Club inducted its 2021-22 board of directors and officers at the Oct.6, 2021 meeting. Pictured left to right are board members Tommy Hicks, Chuck Chitwood, Logan McKenzie, and George Weatherly; and Christian Payne – President, Pat Dunne – President-Elect, Jeremy Taylor…

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Losing a parent is one of the toughest things a person can experience, especially when the end follows a long battle with breast cancer. But the son and daughter of Debra Hurt are proud of the way their mother remained faithful to the end.

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City Superintendent Brian Jett said the school system's masking requirement is being ended as the number of COVID cases within the school population falls to an all-time low, but the decision will be reassessed if case numbers rise again.

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A mammogram shows how dense your breasts are. When you get the results of your mammogram, you may also be told if your breasts have low or high density. Women with dense breasts have a higher risk of getting breast cancer.

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Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, with invasive breast cancer affecting 1 in every 8 women in the United States during their lifetime. It even occurs in men, though male breast cancer accounts for less than 1% of all breast cancer cases.

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Because mammography is still the best tool for early detection of breast cancer, Joy to Life is dedicated to making sure that good reliable information is afforded to all women in Alabama, and that all women (without insurance) have the opportunity to receive lifesaving mammograms and screen…

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When Dedra Canalejo of Fyffe was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2019, it came as a big shock to her because she has no prior family history of the disease. However, with the support of her daughters (ages 18 and 11), Canalejo was able to pull through.

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Cathy Stiefel is a business owner and a breast cancer survivor. After she was struck with breast cancer, she had to close Nails by Cathy, a business she had owned and operated for many years. Despite the changes that have occurred in her life, she continues to own and manage a business.

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DeKalb Regional Medical Center will celebrate its 35th anniversary on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, during a brief ceremony beginning at 12:15 p.m. at the medical center’s main entrance.

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Ider blanked Falkville 14-0 in a Class 2A, Region 7 game at Wayne C. Hardman Stadium on Friday night. Pictured above, Ider’s Hunter Robinson, right, carries past a Falkville defender as teammate Ben Smith looks on. Further game details were not available before press time.

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Keaton DeBoard ran for three touchdowns and passed for another as the Collinsville Panthers scored on their first four possessions en route to a 31-6 victory against the Asbury Rams on Friday night.

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Alabama House Majority Leader Nathaniel Ledbetter and Dist. 8 State Sen. Steve Livingston presented Hammondville Mayor John Moore a $6,000 check toward the Valley Head baseball field renovations. From left to right are Livingston, Moore, Hammondville Town Clerk Kim Johnson and Ledbetter.

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Alabama House Majority Leader Nathaniel Ledbetter and Dist. 8 State Sen. Steve Livingston presented Sheriff Nick Welden, Nathan Nail, president of DeKalb County Association of Fire Departments, and Mike Stone, president of the DeKalb County Rescue Squad Association, with checks for much need…

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Local businessman Jerry Clifton gave Mayor Brian Baine and members of the Fort Payne City Council a tour of the renovations he’s making on the top floor of the Haralson Building. Clifton said he plans to create two luxury lofts, collectively encompassing 1,700-square feet, that will be avail…

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The Fort Payne economy is getting a boost from an expansion at Plasman, a plastic fabrication manufacturer. The Airport Road facility is one of four locations the Canadian company operates in the United States. DeKalb County Economic Development Director

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Little River Canyon Center is gearing up to welcome its 12th annual Canyon Fest, a celebration of art and nature, on Saturday, Nov. 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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To kick off National Digital Inclusion Week, the Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce and Fort Payne - DeKalb County Entrepreneurial Center (E-Center) are offering affordable devices to qualified local residents. Through a grant opportunity with rural Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), …

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Local attorney, Michael Dana Goggans, has announced that he will seek the Republican nomination for the office of District Attorney for the Ninth Judicial Circuit which serves Cherokee and DeKalb Counties. Longtime District Attorney Mike O’Dell has announced his retirement.

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The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, along with DeKalb County SRT, Narcotics agents, Crossville Police Department, Geraldine Police Department and Sylvania Police Department, arrested ten people in one day while executing search warrants around the county.

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Sigma Kappa Delta (SKD), a national English Honor Society for two-year colleges, has recognized Joan Reeves for outstanding chapter advisor service. Ms. Reeves, a dedicated and integral faculty member at Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC), has served as the Epsilon Alpha Chapter’s sp…

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Work is underway to gut and demolish the old DeKalb General Hospital. The Fort Payne City Council approved a low bid of $559,265 at its Sept. 7 meeting for Ingle Demolition & Salvage of Birmingham to remove the structure located at the 1300 block of Forest Avenue North.

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Fyffe defeated North Sand Mountain 42-14 in Higdon on Friday night. Pictured above, Fyffe’s Logan Anderson (24) carries the ball against defenders. Further game details were not available before The Times-Journal went to press.

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Cornerstone Christian Academy toppled Victory Christian (Miss.) 49-14 at Rodeo Field in Rainsville on Friday night. Pictured, at left, Lucas Hale (8) carries the ball during the first half, avoiding a host of Victory Christian defenders. Further game details were not available before The Tim…

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Ider fell to Pisgah 28-6 at Sam Kenimer Stadium in Pisgah on Friday night. Pictured above, Ider’s Ben Smith (6) runs behind a block by teammate Hunter Robinson (2). Further game details were not available before The Times-Journal went to press.

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas (and Halloween and Thanksgiving) thanks to the Fort Payne and Rainsville Chambers of Commerce. Both of these organizations recently announced special new plans that include:

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With the holiday season fast approaching, staff at DeKalb County Council on Aging has begun its work to provide members of the seven senior centers a gift this Christmas.

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The Rainsville City Council during Monday night’s work session heard from engineer James Payton of Ladd Engineering regarding an easement allowing the city to expand the sewer line 200 feet.

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The Fort Payne City Council took action on a big investment this week while discussing the need to show more financial restraint.