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DeKalb County Superintendent Jason Barnett and DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden issued a joint statement Friday reassuring parents about the investigation of a former Sylvania teacher and coach who was arrested Oct. 5 on allegations of improper conduct.

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Montgomery, Ala. – To extend the missions of the Alabama Department of Mental Health and Public Health of ending stigma in Alabama, a new resource is now offered as part of the ongoing Stop Judging, Start Healing campaign. The addition of an extensive informational PowerPoint to the website …

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Fort Payne Superintendent Jim Cunningham offered a deeper look into what school will be like when students return on August 12.

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Officials visited the site of the new school in Fort Payne last week to view its construction progress. City Council President Brian Baine and Council member Lynn Brewer, along with Superintendent Jim Cunningham and Principal Jennifer List, were given a tour of the facility. The Fort Payne s…

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Parole was denied this week for Lester Nick Durham, who was sent to prison for 15 years on in 2018 for a 2011 second-degree kidnapping case in DeKalb County.

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Marching band members from various DeKalb County Schools represented the county at the Alabama Bicentennial Parade in downtown Montgomery last Saturday.

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Through the main doors of Sylvania High School, down the hallway and to the left is room No. 12– the home economics room. This classroom belongs to Hannah Neel. When Neel’s students enter her room, they enter an environment where they learn valuable life skills needed to thrive in the world …

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Collinsville’s third annual Collinsville Mule Day Festival returns this Labor Day.

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A few years ago, Cory and Kendra Caldwell opened The Willow Tree, a furniture, antique and décor store in their hometown of Henagar.

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The DeKalb County Public Library will see another local author stop in to sign and discuss his published work next week.

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A 17-year-old male and Sylvania student was found with a small amount of marijuana in the classroom on Monday.

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A 17-year-old missing female from Sylvania was located by DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office investigators on Tuesday.

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Junior B. Reese, a resident of the Blake community and Korean War veteran, says members of his family have served in the United States military since World War I.

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Sylvania couldn’t find the end zone Friday night, falling 27-3 in the non-region matchup against Class 5A Sardis.

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Dr. David Campbell, President of Northeast Alabama Community College, is pleased to announce that 159 students made the President’s and Dean’s lists during the summer semester.

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A Sylvania student recently won an essay contest, granting her a coveted spot in a week-long veterinarian camp at Auburn University.

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The 10th annual Race to Embrace was held at the Fort Payne High School football stadium on Friday.

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Ad valorem renewal was an important topic discussed in the monthly DeKalb County Board of Education’s regular meeting.

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FORT PAYNE – T.A.D. of Jazz returns to Little River Canyon Center for the third annual winter jazz dinner-show.

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Local law enforcement officers responded to a call from Sylvania High School about a suspicious person walking the hallways of the school Tuesday night.

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Sylvania native Audrey Avirett’s business “Aud Makeup Artistry” has been nominated for the 2018 ROC Award for Makeup Artist of the Year in Rochester, New York.

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Longtime Valley Head resident Raymond E. Ringer was just 19 years old when he was drafted into the Army to serve in World War II. He said he was shipped overseas in the Pacific Theatre on Jan. 3 1943. It was just two years after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Sylvania and Geraldine High School band members will grace our nation’s capitol with patriotic tunes next year when the two bands travel to Washington, D.C. for a joint performance Oct. 6.

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Deputies have recovered two vehicles that were reported stolen over the past three weeks.