At the meeting of the DeKalb County Board of Education Thursday, the board approved the early graduation of six county students.
FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Over the last two weeks, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics and Interdiction team has been busy. Multiple arrests have been made as a result of investigations and assisting local police departments in narcotics cases.
In the court room of DeKalb County Probate Judge Ronny Osborn Sept. 26, Jo W. Stiefel, Donna Wilks Pate and Jannece Blansit took the oath of office to enter into the office of Board of Registrars.
At approximately 2 a.m. Friday morning, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics and Criminal Interdiction Unit apprehended a fugitive who was wanted in Missouri on several outstanding warrants. The Collinsville Police Department also was on scene to assist with the arrest.
On Sept. 13, a basic school resource officer class was held at Northeast Alabama Community College where local and visiting officers received their certification.
September is PAD Awareness month. Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) affects as many as 12 million people in the United States, and increases in prevalence with age. One in every 8 Americans older than 60 years of age have PAD but only 25% of the general population is aware of the disease.
The Board of Directors and Staff of the DeKalb County Children’s Advocacy Center are excited to announce the opening of The Children’s Advocacy Center Thrift Store. A “Pre-Grand Opening Sale” will be held at the Minvale Baptist Church Family Life Center during Boom Days. The store will be op…
There are two document of paramount importance to American history: the Declaration of Independence, which forged our national identity, and the United States Constitution, which set forth thee framework for fewer people know about Constitution Week, an annual commemoration of the living doc…
“Oh, the Places You Will Go” is the title of the annual National Garden Club (NGC) Flower Show sponsored by Northeast Alabama Federation of Garden Clubs’ (NEAFGC). Held in conjunction with the DeKalb County/V.F.W. Agriculture Fair. The theme of the show celebrates the literary works of Dr. Seuss.
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…
A “Back to School” saturation operation was conducted last Tuesday by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force, state troopers and officers with the Henagar and Powell Police Departments.
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.
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).
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…
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.
During Tuesday’s DeKalb County Schools Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Jason Barnett announced DeKalb County Schools received a distinction of accreditation by the AdvancED Accreditation Commission.
Members of the DeKalb County Amateur Radio Club participated in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 22 and 23, at the Jacksonville State University Canyon Center at Little River Canyon Preserve.
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.
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.
DeKalb County has been chosen to receive $26,672 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.