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Governor Ivey Signs Bill lowering DeKalb County Pistol Permits

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Tuesday, Governor Kay Ivey signed into law Alabama Senate Bill 284 (House Bill 433) which would lower the pistol perm… Read more


$10,000 scholarship available

Go Build Alabama has launched a new scholarship titled, Go Build’s Career Kickstart Scholarship. It will provide up to $10,000 in first-yea… Read more

DeSoto’s Independence Day celebration

DeSoto State Park is hosting its annual Independence Day Celebration atop of Lookout Mountain on July 5 and 6 at the DeSoto State Park. Read more

Country music legends celebrate 50th anniversary

Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry and Jeff Cook, of Read more


Protecting Your Legacy

You’ve built a good life for yourself and your loved ones, and you’re expecting to leave them financially secure when you’re gone. That’s a… Read more

Tips on getting the most from your insurance

Are you covered? Every day, Americans buy insurance so they’ll be able to leave money to their heirs or be reimbursed in case of theft or a… Read more

Community spirit

The first time I met Wendy Holbrook, I felt like I had always known her. Wendy works at Vulcraft/Nucor and serves on the Fort Payne Chamber… Read more


Chambers finishes strong in sophomore year at BSC

Former Fort Payne Lady Wildcat and current Birmingham-Southern sophomore golfer Alexis Chambers wrapped up her season on a high point back … Read more

Best in the state: 7 local players, 1 coach honored on all-state softball team

This year’s Alabama Sports Writers Association All-State Softball Team features seven local athletes and one coach representing three count… Read more

Wildcats' 3-PAR shooting team wins league title, caps off best season to date

Fort Payne High School’s JROTC varsity 3-Position Air Rifle (3-PAR) shooting team recently capped off their best season in program history … Read more


God's people in need of revival

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Banning smoking and vaping

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We went night hunting with a light

Now, before you call a game warden or get yourself all worked up in a lather (without being in the shower), please read on. I’m not advocat… Read more


Martha Jean Wilbanks Howell

Mrs. Martha Jean Wilbanks Howell, age 73, of Fort Payne passed away June 19th, 2019. Read more

Obituary for Paul Thomas Green

Mr. Paul Thomas Green, age 84 of Fort Payne, passed away on Sunday at his residence. Mr. Green was born on April 9, 1935 to the late Arthur… Read more

Jimmy Dale Wigley

Mr. Jimmy Dale Wigley, age 58, of Davenport, FL, passed away on June 2, 2019 at his residence. Read more


Fort Payne Garden Club

The Fort Payne Garden Club is happy to announce that Caden Caminite, a fifth grade student at Fort Payne Middle School, was awarded 2nd pla… Read more

Career Enrichment Day 2019

May 14, 2019 has been conceived as a time for high school juniors to reflect for a few hours on their upcoming career choices. Regardless o… Read more

NACC golf team tryout scheduledd

Northeast Alabama Community College is entering its 3rd year of competition in golf with the National Junior College Athletic Association a… Read more

Upcoming Events

Life Center Fellowship

Life Center Fellowship — an outreach of Minvale Baptist Church — meets at Minvale Life Center every… Read more


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