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The DeKalb County Board of Education held a special called meeting Tuesday morning to approve Charles Hammon as a physical education teacher and head football coach at Valley Head High School effective Aug. 10, 2021.

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Valley Head Junior Beta Club showed up and showed out at the National Beta Convention held in Orlando, Florida June 29-July 2. Valley Head received six national placements. The elementary division had two national placements, with John Cooper Dupree taking sixth in woodworking and Elena Prit…

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The Town of Valley Head held a Blood Assurance blood drive Wednesday from noon to 4 p.m. at town hall. Thirty-three units of blood were donated in total. Local businesses provided prizes for chosen donors, including dinner for two, a Bruce’s Foodland gift card, tickets to Lake Winnie and a g…

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The Town of Valley Head, in conjunction with Valley Head High School, recently held its annual Earth Day event. Numbered rubber ducks are "released" into the creek in the park for the annual duck race.

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Valley Head held its fourth annual Memories of Mayberry Saturday, which drew a large crowd from surrounding towns. The day's festivities featured something for the whole family, from pony rides to car shows, and various vendors welcomed attendees. The festival has grown to be the Valley Head…

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The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that U.S. 11 between Hammondville and Sulphur Springs in DeKalb County reopened this afternoon. The highway was closed to through traffic for the past year, during replacement of the bridge over Dry Creek.

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The den inspections for black bear cubs in North Alabama began last week. The cubs in DeKalb County are approximately six to seven weeks old right now, so a black bear cub sighting could happen to any local resident.

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The Town of Valley Head held its annual Earth Day celebration last Wednesday. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, town employees conducted a drive-through event instead of it being in the park in conjunction with the school, as done in years past.

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One year ago today, DeKalb resident Kim Payne was involved in a car wreck on her way home. On March 17, 2019, her vehicle veered off the road, impacting with a tree head-on and igniting in flames shortly after.

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DeKalb County Commission President Ricky Harcrow recognized local law enforcement during a Thursday ceremony in honor of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.

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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.

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The Valley Head Cemetery is gearing up for its 4th annual Memory 5K and 10K Run.

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The Town of Valley Head will present its third-annual Memories of Mayberry festival on June 1 at the Valley Head Town Square and Valley Head Volunteer Fire Department.

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Kathy Roberton, of Valley Head, was diagnosed with a hormone receptor-positive tumor last January.

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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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The city of Valley Head will be hosting their free “Memories of Mayberry Festival” on June 2 in the downtown streets and surrounding areas. The day will be filled with events and character meet-and-greets that are intended to remind residents of a “simpler time.” The contests make reference …

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After a near-fatal four-wheeler accident in May 2017, Ethan Blevins, of Valley Head, made a remarkable recovery and lived to celebrate the one-year anniversary of his survival Monday.

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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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The Arbor Day Foundation named the town of Valley Head a 2017 Tree City U.S.A. community due to their dedication to the management of urban forestry management.

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A pair of county roads in Valley Head will soon get repaved thanks to a grant awarded to the DeKalb County Commission last week.

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Long-time DeKalb County Schools employee and current Valley Head principal, Bill Monroe, is officially retiring from education.

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The Valley Head Women’s Club will hold its annual Bake Sale and Bazaar on Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m. All sales go to benefit Valley Head High School students.

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The Valley Head Women’s Club hosts its annual Bake Sale and Bazaar at White Hall United Methodist Church on Highway 11 —just into Hammondville city limits from Fort Payne — Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. and it will run until the baked goods and other goodies are gone.

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The Valley Head Women’s Club hosts its annual Bake Sale and Bazaar at White Hall United Methodist Church on Highway 11 —just into Hammondville city limits from Fort Payne — Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. and it will run until the baked goods and other goodies are gone. 

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The town of Valley Head has planned a night of spooky activities Oct. 31 for a town-wide Halloween celebration.