BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Alabama Possible, a statewide nonprofit that breaks down barriers to prosperity, today announced that two DeKalb County schools will receive the Best Hustle Award for successfully improving its early Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) completion by at least 1…
For most families, the daily routine of going to school and learning feels challenging enough. The obstacles in life multiply with the addition of a physical, mental and emotional disability. The dedicated staff at the Fyffe Special Services Center greatly improve the lives of local children…
If you’ve been procrastinating on getting a present shipped, it’s time to act because the deadline for sending items for estimated delivery before Dec. 25 is fast approaching. In fact, the week of Dec. 16 is expected to be the busiest time for the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to receive and de…
DeKalb County District Judge Steve Whitmire is considering his options after a state candidate committee on Sunday rejected his qualifying documents seeking to appear on the March 2020 Alabama Republican Party (ALGOP) Primary ballot.
DeKalb County District Judge Steve Whitmire says he is not retiring or running as a Democrat in 2020, after the Alabama Republican Party denied him access to the March 3 GOP Primary ballot.
In Tuesday's work session, the DeKalb County Board of Education heard an update from Assistant Superintendent Brian Thomas regarding the PowerSchool transition in DeKalb County Schools.
Chance Gray, a Nashville-based songwriter, photographer, and storyteller from Fyffe, will see one of his dreams come true Friday with the debut of his extended play record, “The Long Crossing.”
Four Northeast Alabama Community College employees were recognized recently at the 2019 Alabama Community College System Chancellor’s Awards Ceremony in Montgomery. The ceremony was held during the Alabama Community College Association annual conference.
The DeKalb County Commission on Tuesday presented House Majority Leader Representative Nathaniel Ledbetter with a plaque recognizing his work and dedication.
Those who have fond memories of the popular downtown bar and grill Mainstreet Deli will get to reminisce as the building takes on new life to ring in 2020 as “NYMD” aka “Not Your Mama’s Deli.”
In this day of totally automatic cameras that take good looking pictures without working hard for them, could also be the reason for a lot of bad photographs.
When the first conversations started occurring about concerns with water issues in DeKalb and Jackson County, the DeKalb-Jackson Water Supply District board members were proactive in making sure drinking water standards ceased to be violated.
For many, finding the perfect Christmas tree can make or break the holiday season. Luckily, people can easily find a perfect tree if they keep a few things in mind.
MONTGOMERY – Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) investigated 11 traffic deaths during the Thanksgiving holiday travel period, from 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, to midnight Sunday, Dec. 1.
Northeast Alabama Community College is proud to be hosting the performance of Romeo + Juliet by the world renowned Alabama Ballet on Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Tom Bevill Lyceum. This will be the 14th year the Alabama Ballet will be performing for Northeast.
Broadway Baptist Church in Rainsville is hosting its “Walk Through Bethlem” event this Friday through Sunday from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. each night.
DeKalb County School Board Member Mark Richards presents Fyffe Principal Wayne Lyles a check from the DeKalb County School Board and school board members. The check will help with expenses for the Fyffe football team to travel to Auburn for the state championship game this Friday.
The Candy Cane Lane trees have arrived in the Alabama Walking Park and are being decorated by sponsors ahead of the city’s Christmas in the Park festivities tomorrow evening. Members of the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department showed up to add their solar-powered Christmas lights and ornaments…
IDER, Ala. – For 60 years, the Valley Head Saddlery LLC has carried on the proud tradition of manufacturing, selling and repairing saddles. They’ve adapted to a number of challenges during those six decades.
When the band Alabama heard that the Marine Corps Toys for Tots of DeKalb County needed help with their campaign, the boys from Fort Payne were quick to partner with the organization, and scheduled the Christmas in Dixie celebration to help collect toys for the underprivileged children of De…
At the Tuesday night meeting of the Fort Payne Lions Club, the guest was the Toys for Tots Campaign representatives. The Lions Club donated a $500.00 check and the Fort Payne High School LEO Club donated several toys. Pictured are LEOs Mariela Lopez and Guadalupe Andes, Lion Mike McElhaney, …
DeKalb County Children’s Advocacy Center Executive Director Elizabeth Wheatley has announced that the CAC’s annual Dinner Theatre Fundraiser has been renamed the Eddie McPherson Memorial Dinner Theatre in memory of Eddie McPherson, who died Nov. 17 at age 57.
When families visit the City Park in Fort Payne for the annual Christmas in the Park event, they typically have to wait in line for their children to visit Santa Claus and tell him what they hope to get under the Christmas tree at home. This year, they’ll get to enjoy a brand new backdrop ar…
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in men and women. Almost 143,000 individuals have died from the disease this year, according to estimates from the American Cancer Society. More people die of lung cancer than colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined each year. It has a hi…
Members of the DeKalb County Homemakers and Community Leaders attended the Alabama HCL State Convention in Guntersville, Alabama on October 29-31.
MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $18.7 million in grants for improvements in 58 Alabama communities. The funds from the Community Development Block Grant program will enable communities to provide water, improve roads and sewage systems, construct public community buildings and remove blight.
MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded two grants to the Alabama Department of Corrections for programs that provide treatment for drug addiction and increase safety.
In the summer of 1969, some of Fort Payne’s most historic structures appeared doomed, but a group of concerned citizens decided the historic Opera House and Fort Payne’s train depot – constructed to support the dreams of New England industrialist investors– were worth restoring and preservin…
Rainsville’s annual Christmas Parade is always special, but this year’s event on Dec. 7 at 11 a.m. will commemorate 60 years of bringing joy to local families.
On Nov. 21, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission published in the Federal Register a notice of opportunity to intervene in a hearing regarding an application to transfer construction permits for the Tennessee Valley Authority’s unfinished Bellefonte reactors in Hollywood near Scottsboro.