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Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, has presented Janet Ruth Wisner Burton with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. She has deep roots in DeKalb and Marshall counties.

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The Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) Foundation Board is hard at work preparing for the annual Holiday Gala. This year’s “Winter Wonderland” Gala will be held on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 6:00 p.m. in the William M Beck & Fine Arts Building (NACC gymnasium). Sonya Clemons, the “Art Lady”, will be honored as this year’s Northeast Alabama Community College Alumna of the Year.

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The Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce will hold the State of the State Address with State Representative Nathaniel Ledbetter on Thursday, December 1st at Fort Payne City Auditorium at 5:30 p.m.

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A bridge on Alabama Highway 168 over Short Creek, about three miles east of U.S. 431 in Boaz, has re-opened for the first time in a year, according to a press release from the Alabama Department of Transportation.

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During a post-election meeting on Thursday, the 77-member Alabama House Republican Caucus voted to select State Rep. Nathaniel Ledbetter, R-Rainsville, as its nominee for Speaker of the House.

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Authorities confiscated more than 3,000 grams of methamphetamine and over 3,000 grams of marijuana. They also uncovered suspected drug trafficking/manufacturing operations and seized undisclosed quantities of fentanyl, cocaine, suboxone, guns, drug paraphernalia and cash.

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Reilly Caroll, an employee of Jack’s in Geraldine, was recently awarded the company championship at the company’s 23rd Annual Biscuit Bake-Off. She won the honor over six other regional finalists as a panel of judges decided her biscuit was the best based on her it’s height and diameter, pan color consistency and overall taste.

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Kristen Rice Perry, 30, of Ider, was charged with second-degree rape and first-degree sexual assault following an investigation by the DeKalb County Criminal Investigations unit and the Jackson County Department of Human Resources. Her bond was set at $45,000.

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Authorities seized several pounds of methamphetamine this week in a pair of operations that DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden described as “[cutting] the head off of a big snake that has been sinking its fangs into our county.”

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Jerry Jason McKee, 46, of Sylvania, was arrested Thursday at his residence on Blue Pond Blvd in Sylvania and charged six counts of first-degree sodomy, two counts of child abuse and four counts of first-degree sexual abuse.

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Ider’s Austin Cross, right, runs for a 44-yard, first-half touchdown after catching a pass from teammate Dylan Grant against North Sand Mountain at Wayne C. Hardman Stadium on Friday night. The Hornets lost 42-18 and dropped to 2-2 overall and 0-2 in Class 2A-Region 7. Benjamin Smith rushed …

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Wrapping up a four-month, 50-state road tour, the nation’s only lost luggage retailer, Unclaimed Baggage, welcomed home the road tour team and Hugo, a replica of the 1965 Chevy pickup that picked up the first batch of orphaned luggage, at their retail store in Scottsboro on Friday.

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Authorities arrested Rayford Russell Jr. of Rainsville on Wednesday following an eight-month investigation that ended with the seizure of approximately 10-lbs of methamphetamine that was being sent via the U.S. Postal Service when postal inspectors intercepted the package.

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Northeast Alabama Community College President Dr. David Campbell announced Thursday that NACC has submitted initial plans to establish a women’s softball team at the college and will build a women’s softball stadium on campus.

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Paul R. and Idell Brown started their annual family reunion at their home in the Blake Community in 1945. The tradition continues every Aug., now carried on by the fourth generation of their descendants who travel from all over the country to reunite and celebrate on Sand Mountain. 

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On Thursday, May 5, at the request of Albertville Police Department, special agents with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) began investigating an officer‐involved shooting involving officers with the Albertville Police Department and deputies wit…

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DeKalb County deputies helped to detain a Pisgah man, who sits in the Jackson County Jail, charged with murder following a shooting incident Saturday that left his father and brother dead.

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Northeast Alabama Community College announced a $25 million project to construct 50,000-square-foot advanced technology Workforce Development Center on the campus in Rainsville.

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A Sylvania man is in custody, suspected of being involved in a hit-and-run incident that took the life of a 14-year-old Geraldine student.

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DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office agents and deputies made multiple arrests while stepping up patrols during March 2022, according to a press release.

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Planning is the specific focus right now in Fort Payne, Mentone and Henagar, which are all soliciting citizen feedback for long-term planning. 

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Narcotics agents in DeKalb County found 191 mature marijuana plants and a half pound of methamphetamine while executing a search warrant Tuesday evening at a residence in the Kilpatrick community. Stanley Bruce, 53, and Gary Plunkett, 56, both of Crossville, were charged with trafficking the illegal drugs.

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Local police officers and narcotics agents discovered lots of meth, marijuana, fentanyl, kratom, drug paraphernalia and stolen firearms while serving papers and conducting traffic stops on the roads of DeKalb County last month.

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Gracie McCurdy is age 17 and drags races cars. Her journey into the world of drag racing began at age 15 when her father took her to observe a competition. Gracie is the youngest of five and is the only one who has taken to the sport of drag racing among her siblings.

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Northeast Alabama Community College welcomes Timothy Alexander on campus as this month’s keynote speaker for their Black History Month celebration slated for Tuesday, Feb. 15 at 10 a.m. in the Tom Bevill Lyceum.

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Henagar resident Wanda Hulsey has spent the last several years restoring and preserving a WWII uniform that fell into disrepair. That uniform was owned by Joseph B. Bell, also a resident of Henagar, who passed away in 2003.

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Noah White tossed three touchdown passes — two to Andrew Hall — and Dylan McCullough ran for two scores as the Plainview Bears raced past the Glencoe Yellow Jackets 49-13 in Rainsville on Friday night.

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Sylvania scored 34 points in the second half to propel the Rams to a 41-20 victory against North Sand Mountain in the regular-season finale.

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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 …

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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 …

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IC Radio of Geraldine welcomes visitors from the surrounding areas to its Music in the Geraldine Park event Saturday, May 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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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 …

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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.

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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.