The SAM Foundation held its first Sowing Seeds of Hope Fundraiser last weekend in Fort Payne.
District Attorney Mile O’Dell announced the conviction of 26 year-old James Michael Lewis of Fort Payne for assault second degree. According to Assistant District Attorney Summer McWhorter, the trial took place Wednesday before a DeKalb County jury in the courtroom of Circuit Judge Jeremy Taylor.
The Fort Payne Improvement Authority, in conjunction with more than 2,000 other utilities across the country, celebrate Public Power Week this week by acknowledging their commitment to the customers each electric provider serves.
Fort Payne High School student Kristen Fowler addressed the board of education on Sept. 26 to tell about her recent experience with the JROTC Varsity 3-Position Air Rifle Team.
The Fort Payne High School Robotics Team addressed the city council Tuesday to ask for a $1,000 appropriation for this year’s BEST Robotics competition. The acronym, which stands for Boosting Engineering Science and Technology, challenges students to discover solutions for daily challenges t…
Chris Clark, field coordinator with RA-LIN and Associates, Inc., presented the Fort Payne school board with a progress report last week on the construction management of the new elementary school.
Captain Lee Traylor of the Fort Payne Police Department became one of only two department officials to graduate from the FBI National Academy in Session No. 277 Sept. 13.
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…
Perry Perry, the founder of FineTune Events and Enrichment, in partnership with Fort Payne Main Street, has organized Fort Payne’s first Downtown Art and Business Crawl.
Country Music Hall of Fame group ALABAMA is postponing the remainder of its "50th Anniversary Tour" due to lead singer Randy Owen's ongoing complications with cluster migraines and vertigo. The group had hoped to continue its record-breaking 50-city tour, however, doctors have advised more t…
The Fort Payne City Council carried out Tuesday’s meeting agenda after acknowledging the absence of Councilman Gerald “Red” Taylor. Council President Brian Baine announced that Taylor was having a heart catheterization procedure done and asked that the community keep Taylor and his family in…
Landers McLarty Ford of Fort Payne, in partnership with the Friends of DeKalb County Animal Adoption Center, is hosting its first Adoptable Pets Event this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The DeKalb RC Flyers and the Friends of DeKalb County Animal Adoption Center will celebrate National Model Aviation Day this Saturday at Jacoway Field in Fort Payne from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Fort Payne City Council heard from members of the DeKalb Tourism Board as they gave updates on recent tourism numbers released by the Alabama Department of Revenue.
Called the meeting to order and welcomed the guests. Established a quorum. Approved the minutes of the June 27, 2019, regular board meeting, as submitted.
Pete the Cat Day was held at the DeKalb Theatre in downtown Fort Payne on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Pete himself greeted children downtown and Fort Payne native and author James Dean signed Pete the Cat memorabilia. The event was the second of its kind and is set for the first Saturday…
The mayors of DeKalb County had their quarterly meeting at DeSoto Golf Course Thursday to carry out business and to listen to guest speaker Secretary of State John Merrill while networking over a catered dinner.
"In God We Trust,” the national motto of the United States, is making its way back into the schools and DeKalb County Schools Superintendent Jason Barnett became the first person Tuesday to receive a poster of the motto.
Secretary of State Republican John Merrill has announced his candidacy for United States Senate. In an exclusive interview with the Times-Journal Thursday Merrill talked about the three foundational points of his campaign.
The American Legion Post 89, of Fort Payne, presented a Gold Star to, Shirley Deerman, the sister of PVT Harvie Hicks, who lost his life on the U.S.A.T. Dorchester on February 3, 1942. This was the sinking ship of a troop ship that is memorialized at the Chapel of the Four Chaplains in Phila…
Iconic country group ALABAMA will soon add another accolade to its long list of achievements. On Tuesday afternoon in Nashville, GRAMMY-nominated guitarist Joe Bonamassa announced the band (Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry and Randy Owen) as 2019 inductees into the Musicians Hall of Fame. Additionall…
The Go Native app went live in Fort Payne July 8. This means that now, whether you live, work, or are just sitting at the sports complex in Fort Payne, you can have food delivered to you from a number of local restaurants.
The Players in Progress will present the classic play “Parfumerie” at the Fort Payne Opera House this weekend. The show is a delightful mix of romantic comedy and slice-of-life workplace drama, Director Emily Lewis said.