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While recent rains were welcome, more than 34 percent of Alabama still faces abnormally dry or moderate drought conditions. This has many livestock producers worried about providing their animals with enough to eat and drink.

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Two men are in jail in connection with an alleged kidnapping of another man. Jackson County Sheriff Chuck Phillips said a man contacted authorities and said he had been kidnapped before escaping.

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Tuesday morning the DeKalb County Public Library held its Mystery Reader event at the Fort Payne City Park.

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The DeKalb County Board of Education members Monday gave thanks and showed their appreciation to Brenda Vaughn, of Ider, for her 44 years of dedication and service to transporting students to and from school.

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The DeKalb County Commission presented the DeKalb County VFW Farmers Market board members with a $2,000 check last week for this year’s farmers market season. Farmers market manager Grady Dalton is pictured above, with other board members receiving the donation check from DeKalb County Commi…

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The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that construction began today on emergency bridge repairs at Interstate 59 and DeKalb County 140 at Sulphur Springs (Exit 239).

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The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life DeKalb County Survivor Dinner was held Tuesday night at the First Methodist Church Life Center in Fort Payne.

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The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that the DeKalb County 140 bridge over Interstate 59 at Sulphur Springs (Exit 239), about 1.5 miles from the Georgia state line, was closed to the public after being damaged in a tractor-trailer crash this morning.

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The DeKalb County Board members ended the last session for the school year Wednesday and gave thanks to all who attended and the faculty and staff of all the county schools.

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FORT PAYNE, AL - Hundreds of motorcyclists are riding cross-country for those who can’t. It’s called Run For The Wall, which was founded in 1989 by Vietnam War veterans.

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The DeKalb County Commission on Tuesday discussed its program of trading in vehicles and machinery with low mileage or hours of use in order to save the county money.

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Mentone Area Preservation Association presents the annual Rhododendron Festival May 18 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and May 19 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Brow Park in Mentone.

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A tornado warning was issued by the National Weather Service Thursday between 1:30 and 2 p.m. for DeKalb County. A severe thunderstorm warn was also issued around 1:45 p.m. DeKalb County Emergency Management Agency Director Anthony Clifton said the only physical damage that was reported as o…

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The DeKalb Radio Control Flyers will hold their 30th Anniversary Celebration event this month.

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On Wednesday, President of the DeKalb County Commission Ricky Harcrow was joined by retired Army Cpt. Rickey Deal and Army Sgt. William L. Turk, presenting a resolution proclamation, proclaiming the period of May 1, through May 31 as a special time to show appreciation for our military.

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The DeKalb County Transportation and Council on Aging will hold a Masters Games Free Day to allow senior residents to learn or practice several events that will be featured at the district and state Masters Games of Alabama events this summer.

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Members of the community are encouraged to gather at the DeKalb County Courthouse on May 2, in observance of National Day of Prayer.

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DeKalb County Road Department allowed regular traffic on Tutwiler Gap on Highway 117 last week for the first time since it sustained damage during storms in February.

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On Saturday April 6 at 5:20 p.m. Fort Payne Police Officers went to Deerfield Apartments Chief Randy Bynum stated to serve a warrant on Jeffery Delane Watts, age 45. Several of Watts family members are accused of attempting to interfere and assault officers on the scene while officers were a…

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In less than one month, the 11th annual Race to Embrace event will once again come to Fort Payne.

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For the first time, a team of Cherokee scholars and Euro-American archaeologists have recorded and interpreted Cherokee inscriptions in Manitou Cave, Alabama. The inscriptions are in Cherokee syllabary, a system invented by the famed scholar Sequoyah just prior to the Cherokee displacement o…

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You’ve heard the saying a dog is “man’s best friend” but how about a dog being a best friend to an entire college? Northeast Alabama Community College is considered “home” to many. Faculty, staff, students and friends of the college will tell you the college is a family environment. Northeas…

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Two more arrests were made after a patrol sergeant were led on another high-speed chase yesterday. At approximately 7 p.m. a chase began between Sylvania and Powell after a patrol sergeant attempted to conduct a traffic stop on County Road 47. The vehicle accelerated to a high rate of speed …

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Around 11:09 a.m. Thursday, April 11, 2019, a park visitor drowned at Little Falls at Little River Canyon National Preserve. The body was recovered at approximately 12:05 p.m. by Fischer Rescue Squad and Alabama Law Enforcement Agency State Trooper.

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Agents with the DeKalb County Drug Task Force, along with the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and the Fort Payne Police Department, went to a residence located at 1107 Sherwood Drive NE in Fort Payne after concerned citizens reported suspicious drug activity Tuesday.

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DeKalb County Commission President Ricky Harcrow announced on Tuesday that a recent study named DeKalb County the sixth most financially sound county in the state.

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Several agencies joined together on the DeKalb County Courthouse steps on Tuesday to recognize and bring awareness to the continued fight against child abuse and sexual assault in our communities.