TIFFIN, Ohio – James Ogle of Henagar, was among approximately 85 students honored at the conclusion of the spring semester at Heidelberg University. This year’s Student Awards Celebration was conducted virtually in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office spoke to SRO Josh Wigley’s Criminal Justice class Monday at the DeKalb County Technology Center. Sheriff Nick Welden, Chief Deputy Brad Gregg, and Captain Brad Edmondson shared with them about their experiences in law enforcement.
If you’re thinking of sharing a post-vaccination selfie on social media commemorating the moment, think again. Experts say you could be inviting identity theft.
The DeKalb County Board of Education on Tuesday night heard from board attorney Taylor Brooks of Lanier Ford Shaver and Payne Attorney at Law, following the approval of the resignation of DeKalb County Superintendent Jason Barnett effective June 8, 2021.
The Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce and DeKalb County Sheriff's Office will hold its Shred Day and Medication Take Back this Friday. They will accept papers to shred and medications you no longer need.
Classes with the DeKalb County Technology Center recently competed at the Toyota Classic Green Power USA Race in Huntsville. DeKalb County placed first in the race and brought home second overall. Team members are Riley West (Fyffe) Ethan Smith (Plainview) Emma Smith (Plainview) Elijah Gools…
An elite group of ninth and 10th graders from throughout Alabama attended the Alfa Youth Leadership Conference at the 4-H Center in Columbiana April 29-30.
Left, Glenda Justice strums the guitar at Henagar's May on the Mountain Bluegrass Festival Saturday. Justice made the flyers for the original May on the Mountain festival. Above, Carl Townes plays bluegrass music for the large crowd gathered at the festival.
An indoor recreation center is in the talks for Henagar. At the city’s latest meeting, the council discussed the sale of city property for the possible center.
DeKalb County Schools Parenting Partners Program held its spring graduation Wednesday evening recognizing individuals throughout various communities for their involvement.
DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office held a training demonstration Thursday morning introducing the Spillman Flex Dispatch Software from Motorola, set to improve connectivity within local emergency personnel.
A memorial ceremony was held Saturday at the DeKalb County Schools Coliseum to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the deadly tornado outbreak that struck DeKalb County on April 27, 2011.
DeKalb County Superintendent Jason Barnett last Thursday provided insight on the second round of Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) benefits set to be distributed this year.
Rainsville and Fort Payne will host events next Thursday in observance of The National Day of Prayer 2021 and all DeKalb County residents are invited to attend.
The DeKalb County VFW Post 3128 Veterans and its Auxiliary members are very proud to say that "Nobody Does More For Veterans". However, some do not realize the effort and commitment we invest each year into America’s children within DeKalb County. Working alongside America’s youth and instil…
Two people were discovered shot in Geraldine on Sunday. Both were transported to Hunstville Hospital for treatment and another man was arrested.
On Wednesday, April 21, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s deputies, investigators, Narcotics and Interdiction Unit, as well as the Crossville Police Department, conducted a saturation patrol across the South end of the county, with Kilpatrick being the primary focus.
The DeKalb County Board of Education Thursday night approved a COVID Supplement Resolution granting a temporary one-time pay increase for all full-time eligible employees for $1,000.
During the last meeting of the Fort Payne Lions Club, four members were presented with certificates and pins representing their reaching the Lions Quarter Century Club. Each of the individual have been Lions for 25 years. Pictured are Lions Club President Sam Dobbs and Lions John Darnell, Hu…
April is both Child Abuse Prevention and Sexual Assault Awareness Month. On Thursday, the Henagar Public Library hosted an event on sexual assault and child abuse presented by the Family Services of North Alabama.
Alabama voters are one step closer to voting on whether to create a state lottery for education and casinos like the one the Poarch Band of Creek Indians (PCI) want to build in either DeKalb or Jackson counties due to proximity to Chattanooga.
Following Governor Kay Ivey’s recent Safer Apart order on April 7, 2021, the Alabama Department of Senior Services announced on Monday Alabama senior centers may resume indoor activities starting April 19.
Understanding Medicare coverage and what’s covered could make a difference in your overall wellness especially for those who need care at home.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has proposed updates to the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) for DeKalb County, so the next 90 days are specified for submitting any comments or appeals and to learn about local flood risks and future flood insurance implications.
Programs across the county and state use the month of April to emphasize the importance of community clean ups. The Annual “Don’t drop it on Alabama” statewide spring cleanup event is a year-round program, but it needs community support.
Along the shoulders of Alabama’s roads, men in orange jumpsuits can be seen bent-low, filling bags with the bits and pieces drivers leave behind: receipts, cigarette butts, food trash and even dead chickens.
Ahead of Gov. Kay Ivey’s statewide mask mandate expiring Friday, April 9, the decision on whether to continue requiring masks for school systems was left up to individual school districts.
The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court is alerting citizens about an elaborate phone scam intended to scare people into giving money to avoid arrest. If anyone receives a call like this, they should report it to law enforcement.
Jessica Kay Hosch, 33 of Rainsville, on Monday was charged with Fraudulent Use Credit/Debit Card (x3) and Identity Theft (x3). Hosch was an employee of the DeKalb Jackson Water District located in Ider.
DeKalb Regional Medical Center is now offering two antibody therapies that may reduce COVID-19-related hospitalizations and emergency room visits in some patients treated within 10 days of symptom onset.
The DeKalb County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) on Wednesday morning responded to various reports of damage across DeKalb County from what was later confirmed by the National Weather Service as an EF-1 tornado.
Since 2001, April had been observed as National Sexual Assault Awareness Month during which annual campaigns are launched to raise public awareness about sexual assault educating communities.
Legislation to regulate gaming is expected to come up again in Montgomery this week, two local lawmakers predicted in a Monday Zoom call hosted by the Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce and DeKalb County Economic Development Authority.
The Ninth Judicial Circuit is pleased to announce the re-opening of the Law Library in the DeKalb County Courthouse. The Law Library provides a legal resource access point for DeKalb County residents, Judges, attorneys, students, local government officials, and self-represented litigants who…
Jack Lovelady, president and chief executive officer at First Southern State Bank, recently announced that Robert F. Cotner III and Renee Owens have joined the bank. Cotner will serve as senior vice president/chief information officer for the bank and its ten branches. Owens will serve as an…
Whirring fans, splashing water, buzzing clippers and excited chatter filled barns around Teague Arena March 18-20 as nearly 200 youth prepared to lead heifers and steers around the ring at the Jr. Beef Expo (JBE).
The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office has partnered with municipalities who wish to participate in integrating FirstNet and analog communications in order to better serve the residents of DeKalb County at large, as well as those of all the cities.