Students in Alabama learn about the state’s history in fourth grade, but the Fort Payne Train Depot Museum has begun a new initiative to help teach local fourth graders about their own local history, too.
The hike down to Martha’s Falls in Little River Canyon is no easy task, but with the help of a crew from North Carolina, it will soon be more easily accessible to visitors.
“Sand Mountain is rough terrain and tornadoes can spin up rapidly. Whenever a tornado spins up we can’t explain, we call it ‘Sand Mountain magic.’” “We don’t like to use that word, but we don’t understand what produced the tornado.”
History was made Sunday when DeKalb, Jackson and Marshall counties’ first short film was released. Out of the 12 members of cast and crew, 11 are from northeast Alabama.
Students in Dan Groghan’s integrated manufacturing class are working on a green powered car and their goal is to race it April 4. Groghan said getting the car ready by April is a lofty goal.
Local senior Joshua Johnston does more than just play basketball and take part in the Real World Design Team at Fort Payne High School. He is also the lead singer in a band called The Inputs.
This is a video shared with the Times-Journal by Charlie Mix, a GIS [geographic information systems] technician at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Mix grew up in Alabama and honed his whitewater skills in Little River Canyon. He ran it last weekend with friends and produced this video.
Chuck Canterbury, national president of the Fraternal Order of Police, knows that a little thanks can go a long way, which is why the FOP is spreading the word about National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day this year.
The Fort Payne Fire Department’s annual Fill the Boot campaign just ended, but they’ve just started fundraising for the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s local chapter.
Senator David Perdue selected Amanda Smith Alexander, of Fort Payne, as a 2015 Angels in Adoption awardee for her outstanding advocacy of adoption issues.
When Cindy Meloche leaves her home in Webster, Florida, to travel twice a year, she always includes Fort Payne in her itinerary. That’s because Tinker, Dixie and Mandy go with her and it’s time for their checkup.
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