Saturday, Aug. 21, is National Honey Bee Day, a day set aside to recognize the insects’ contribution to the world. For Wesley Busby of Henagar, this is an everyday appreciation. Busby is a beekeeper, and owns Bama Beekeeping & Removal, one of hundreds in the Northeast Alabama region and …
The DeKalb County Board of Education on Thursday heard an update concerning road issues in the Crossville Kilpatrick area which are affecting the travel of school buses.
It is not too late to make plans to attend college this fall! There is still time to apply and register for classes at Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC). Tuition at NACC is less than half the cost of four-year colleges and universities, and most classes at Northeast are guaranteed t…
RAINSVILLE – The NACC Department of Music, along with the NACC Foundation, are proud to announce the upcoming release of the Mustang String Band’s self-titled, debut album.
Course registration is underway for the Fall 2021 Semester at Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC). Now is the time to take advantage of flexible class schedules, online courses and degree programs, certificates and short-term certificates, and additional financial aid opportunities as…
RAINSVILLE – Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) has announced it will award more than 250 students a one-time Loyalty Scholarship for the upcoming Fall semester. These scholarships will specifically benefit graduating high school seniors who previously completed Dual Enrollment cours…
Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) is the first Community College in Alabama to provide free laptop vending machines, giving students greater access to technology and more flexibility when on campus.
During a special called meeting on Wednesday, the Henagar City Council opened the floor for discussion regarding the city's current state and visions for the future.
NACC President Dr. David Campbell was recently invited to join a roundtable of college presidents from the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Dr. Campbell will be one of twelve presidents selected to participate in the roundtable discussions.
Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) officials are excited to announce the return of Music on the Mountain after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of last year’s event. Music on the Mountain will be held on Friday, Aug. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Tom Bevill Lyceum on campus. This …
If you're looking for a job, mark your calendars. DeKalb and Jackson Counties are hosting a job fair event on Wednesday, June 16 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Northeast Alabama Community College.
Above, members of the community and generous donors gathered Friday to honor the employees of the Henagar Police Department. Jimmy Willingham of Cable Time, Cory Caldwell of Willow Tree and Jeff McCurdy Law Firm gave cash donations for the event, Bobby Ledbetter sponsored a new dispatcher's …
Fort Payne Mayor Brian Baine presented a proclamation to members of the American Legion Post 89 resolving that May 28 be formally designated as National Poppy Day in the City of Fort Payne.
In honor of National Police Month, the city of Henagar is challenging the community, police officers and dispatchers to better connect through the Youth and Blue Photo Challenge.
The Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) Foundation is proud to announce a new memorial scholarship. The Hilda Thornbury Fears and Carol McKown Fears Memorial Teacher Scholarship will be available to current Northeast students who are also graduates of Sylvania High School.
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.
A synthetic ice skating rink is in the talks for the city of Henagar. At the latest meeting, the council unveiled plans to form a committee to discuss the construction of an ice skating rink in Henagar Park.
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.
The Henagar Park Board will host “May on the Mountain” Bluegrass Festival at Henagar Park May 1. Entertainment will begin at 11:00 a.m. and continue until 6:00 p.m. Bluegrass bands will include Just Passing Through, Heritage, Sacred Harp, The Stiefel Family, New Home, Tradition and The Bailey’s.
The City of Henagar will soon be purchasing Preliminary Breath Test devices for the Henagar Police Department. A preliminary breath test device, commonly called a PBT, is a small device that the officer can carry in his or her patrol car that allows them to get an overall reading of the susp…
At Monday night’s regular council meeting, the Henagar City Council approved surveying the recently-purchased city property on Elliot Drive. Henagar will erect a pavilion on city property across from the Henagar City Park for Farmer’s Market vendors.
At Henagar’s latest council meeting, residents from Gourge Road appeared before the Henagar City Council to ask if anything could be done about neighborhood “explosions and reckless gunfire” by a nearby resident at the Henagar Drive-in.
Ann Everett, founder of the Northeast Alabama Community College theatre, passed away on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. Mrs. Everett was 81 years old.
Henagar City Council approved a motion during the scheduled council meeting Monday night to sponsor two classrooms at Henagar Jr. High School through Liberty Learning Foundation in the amount of $2,000.
Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) announced its instructional plan for the remainder of the 2021 Spring term to faculty, staff, and students last week. Earlier this month, Alabama Community College System (ACCS) Chancellor Jimmy Baker recommended that all Alabama community colleges …
Family outings make the holidays special, so if you're looking to create the Christmas experience, consider taking the kids to Heart of Dixie Christmas Tree Farm this winter.
Next Monday through Dec. 4, 2020, DeKalb County Schools begin their week of Remote Learning. To help students who may lack broadband connectivity, here’s a list of Wi-Fi hotspots across the county and surrounding areas provided by Farmer Telecommunications Cooperative (FTC).
Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative (FTC) has been awarded the Torch Award from the Better Business Bureau of North Alabama recognizing for-profit businesses that are positive examples who maintain a solid commitment to conducting their business practices in an ethical fashion.
Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) has been named one of three national finalists for the Future of Industry Award presented by Nuts, Bolts, and Thingamajigs (NBT). NBT is the charitable foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International.
Personnel at Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) are undertaking a major study the next few months, one that they hope will involve much input from people in the community. The college is involved in the Alabama Community College (ACCS) Aspire 2030 Strategic Plan, a study being conduc…
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) has made the decision to continue with online instruction through the 2020 summer term.
The Alabama Press Association’s Emerging Journalist Award will be presented to Boaz native Taylor Beck, managing editor of our sister paper in Albertville, The Sand Mountain Reporter. He is also the editor of newspaper’s Land + Lake magazine. The APA board established the award to recognize journalists, 30 years or younger, with less than five years of experience in the field. The awards will be presented during the luncheon at the APA Media Summit in Birmingham on Feb. 7, 2020.
DeKalb County Commission President Ricky Harcrow recognized local law enforcement during a Thursday ceremony in honor of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.
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.
The Northeast Alabama Community College Foundation Board is hosting its annual Holiday Gala on Dec. 12 in the W. M. Beck Health and Fine Arts Building. Mr. Larry Cash will be honored as the Northeast Alabama Community College Alumnus of the Year.