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The DeKalb County Democrats present the True Blue Youth Rally and Concert at DeKalb Theater in downtown Fort Payne on Sept. 7.

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The DeKalb County Commission heard from DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden and DeKalb County Schools Superintendent Jason Barnett concerning safety in local schools at Tuesday’s meeting.

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Family Services of North Alabama welcomed the community to its Open House event Monday evening at the DeKalb County Health Department.

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Founded in 1958, Distinguished Young Women is the largest and oldest national scholarship program for high school girls. It has provided life-changing experiences for more than 765,000 young women across the country and more than $108 million in cash scholarships at the local, state and nati…

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State Rep. Nathaniel Ledbetter, R – Rainsville, on Monday announced almost $3.2 million in new funding is being made available for school security enhancements, technology upgrades, and other needs in DeKalb County and Fort Payne City Schools.

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The DeKalb County Board of Education held a special called meeting Wednesday to accept the resignation of Leslie Garrard, bus driver at Crossville School (effective 8/5/19).

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Regan McClung has been the Northeast Alabama Community College Theater Manager/Outreach Coordinator for the past 15 years. As the curtain closed on “Driving Miss Daisy,” the recent performance at the theater, the curtain also closed McClung’s role at the theater. McClung has accepted a new r…

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Kindred Home Health of Fort Payne team members will be canvassing the counties throughout the month of August, distributing food collection bags and gathering donations for CASA of Jackson County and Upper Sand Mountain Parrish, two of many benefactors of Kindred at Home’s 15th Annual Food Drive.

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Friday morning the DeKalb County Board of Education held a special-called meeting addressing retirements, resignations, transfers and placements.

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A group of 22 members from the Cherokee Nation from Tahlequah, Oklahoma visited Manitou Cave of Alabama for the first time Saturday.

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The DeKalb County Commission on Tuesday heard updates from Lucas Blankenship, director of Economic Development and Planning with the Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments, on a Community Development Block Grant.

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Crowe’s Meat Processing, one of the well-known, family-owned meat processing businesses in the area, has been operated by the Crowe family, of Henagar, for 40 years now.

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Rodney and Becky Hammonds opened their original firework store, MaJiK Entertainment, at their home in Henagar in July of 2014. Since then, they have now opened a new, larger building and expanded their inventory exponentially.

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Tuesday the DeKalb County Board of Education approved the AASB dues and the bid for the beverage rights for concessions and vending to Scottsboro Coca-Cola for five years.

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During the weekend, the Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit seized a large amount of methamphetamine in several incidents, according to DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden.

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The DeKalb County Public Library wrapped up its summer reading program on Friday. DeKalb County Circuit Clerk Todd Greeson read “The Tortoise and the Hare” to children, and nearly 100 guests were in attendance. Library staff dressed as characters from the book to participate with the children.

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GADSDEN POST – A single-vehicle crash Saturday, June 29, has claimed the life of a Georgia man. James Harold Hillis, 61, of Silver Creek, Ga., was killed when the 1999 Mack tractor trailer he was driving ran off the roadway and struck a ditch before overturning and catching fire. Hillis was …

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On July 11 the DeKalb County Council on Aging will be hosting a special guest speaker at their Caregiver Support Group.

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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.