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Last week the Fort Payne Senior Center in the DeKalb County Council on Aging and Rural Public Transportation building received a Video Magnifier, also referred to as a Close Circuit Television.

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Parole was denied this week for Lester Nick Durham, who was sent to prison for 15 years on in 2018 for a 2011 second-degree kidnapping case in DeKalb County.

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DeKalb County Commission President Ricky Harcrow recognized local law enforcement during a Thursday ceremony in honor of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.

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Members of the DeKalb County law enforcement community were honored Thursday by the DeKalb County Commission for their hard work and dedication to public service. Commission President Ricky Harcrow, DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden (speaking), and Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum made co…

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Significant influenza activity has been detected in Alabama, with one-in-11 individuals reportedly visiting their doctor for flu-like symptoms, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health. Those symptoms include dry cough, sore throat, headache, extreme tiredness, runny or stuffy no…

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In these are scary times, the list of things to worry about seems to grow daily, but there are things we can do to take back some control and prepare our families for a variety of threats. Preparing a plan and communicating it to everyone in the household goes a long way toward making tough …

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The one thing you’d expect to find inside a former train depot would be artifacts about the railroad, but that wasn’t the case until recently at the Fort Payne Depot Museum, a converted depot for the Alabama-Great Southern Railroad for about 85 years that was purchased by preservation-minded…

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The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed the identities of four of the five people who were killed in a mobile home fire near Cartersville last Thursday.

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There is still time for seniors ages 60 and older who are interested to take a free Tai Chi Class at the DeKalb County Council on Aging.

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Marching band members from various DeKalb County Schools represented the county at the Alabama Bicentennial Parade in downtown Montgomery last Saturday.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Santa Dash is set to kick off the Fort Payne Christmas Parade on Dec. 9, through downtown Fort Payne.

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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…