At least a couple of Monday, Jan. 20 events are planned to commemorate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.
On Monday afternoon, the Narcotics & Interdiction Unit conducted a search warrant on County Road 577 and made approximately 30 drug arrests over the course of two months in the area stemming from traffic stops that led agents to the home.
A first grade teacher at Crossville Elementary is calling on any teachers who have personal days they can donate as she stands by her husband’s side as he battles for his life at Vanderbilt.
An Economic Development Luncheon was held at Northeast Alabama Community College Tuesday to discuss ways of getting industries to move into rural areas.
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.
DeKalb County Commission President Ricky Harcrow recognized local law enforcement during a Thursday ceremony in honor of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.
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…
Wednesday morning, DeKalb and Geneva Counties joined eight other counties in the State of Alabama in allowing online business filings for the formation of domestic limited liability companies.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) in DeKalb County announced that ranchers and livestock producers can apply for assistance from the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) for grazing losses incurred in 2019.
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…
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 …
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…
Little River Waterkeeper is soliciting signatures for a petition to be presented to U.S. lawmakers calling for Little River and adjacent land areas to receive what’s known as “Wild and Scenic” designation.
DeKalb County Career Tech is excited to announce the DeKalb County Technology Center has been nominated for the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) James E. Bottoms Pacesetter Award.
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…
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…
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.
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.
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.
The DeKalb County Commission on Tuesday presented House Majority Leader Representative Nathaniel Ledbetter with a plaque recognizing his work and dedication.
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.
Broadway Baptist Church in Rainsville is hosting its “Walk Through Bethlem” event this Friday through Sunday from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. each night.
DeKalb County School Board Member Mark Richards presents Fyffe Principal Wayne Lyles a check from the DeKalb County School Board and school board members. The check will help with expenses for the Fyffe football team to travel to Auburn for the state championship game this Friday.
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…
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.
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…
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.
Members of the DeKalb County Homemakers and Community Leaders attended the Alabama HCL State Convention in Guntersville, Alabama on October 29-31.
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…