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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.

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Early Saturday morning the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a male sitting near the gas station at the intersection of Highway 35 and County Road 47 at the Powell Crossing. According to DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden, it was believed that the individual had narcotics i…

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The Fort Payne Alabama Career Center System on Jordan Road in Fort Payne offers many services to the DeKalb County area with employees dedicated to helping better peoples’ situations and the community’s workforce.

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Ronnie Highfield, president of Wilson Funeral Home, received his 50-year pin in June of 2018 at the 132nd Convention for the Alabama Funeral Directors Association. The pin is in recognition for his 51 years of funeral service.

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DeKalb County senior citizens enjoyed a night of dancing and fellowship at their annual “Senior Prom” that was held at the Wills Valley Recreation Center on Tuesday.

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Representatives from the DeKalb County Economic Development Authority attended Tuesday’s commission meeting to request the county’s help in keeping Valley Joist + Deck in DeKalb County.

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Since beginning his run for sheriff in 2017, Nick Welden has expressed his want to change the existing law for pistol permits in DeKalb County.

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Tigers For Tomorrow will be hosting its first Art on The Wild Side event March 30 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

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FORT PAYNE – The Fort Payne Lady Wildcats hosted a varsity softball tournament over the weekend, where they picked up four wins on Friday and Saturday.

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Leadership DeKalb’s annual State Government Day is set for March 13 and 14. This year’s Leadership Class consists of 23 business and community leaders. State Government Day provides an opportunity for Leadership participants to broaden their scope of understanding of the Alabama legislative …

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The Alabama Senate voted by a 28-6 majority March 12 to pass Governor Ivey’s Rebuild Alabama Act. The Rebuild Alabama Act does not only support infrastructure, but also economic development efforts, assuring that Alabama is competitive in the continued growth and development efforts of our state.

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One World Adventure Company has teamed up with Fort Payne Water Works, TVA and local sponsors for the its first Youth Kayak “Fish for Trash” Tournament.

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Geraldine High School Seniors on Friday held a balloon release in memory of deceased classmate, Koy Spears. Spears was reported missing more than two weeks ago, and the 18-year-old’s body was recently discovered by fishermen at South Sauty Creek.