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Rainsville man arrested in Aug. 6 murder case

A Rainsville man has been charged with the murder of Ricky Don Wilks on Aug. 6, 2021. Read more



UGF director speaks to Fort Payne Lions

At the Tuesday night’s meeting of the Fort Payne Lions Club, Elizabeth McElrath, UGF Executive Director was the guest speaker. She spoke to… Read more


UDC Chapter thanks veterans for service

UDC DeKalb County Chapter 1456 members visited Assistant Activities Director, Pam Clift, of Crowne Health Care, with gifts to the Veterans … Read more


Broadway Baptist ‘Walk Through Bethlehem’ kicks off next week

Broadway Baptist Church in Rainsville welcomes its third annual Walk Through Bethlehem, an interactive outdoor experience following Mary an… Read more



Artist wants her work to make people smile

Lacy Dobbs has been an artist most of her life, but only recently began turning her talent into a business. She said her vibrantly colored,… Read more

Work with life partner to achieve mutual goals

When you and your life partner work together to achieve your important long-term goals, such as a comfortable retirement lifestyle, the exp… Read more


Southern girl supports local shopping

Southern Grace Girls owner Randa Brandon, has owned the business for approximately two years. The store is a booth mall where vendors rent … Read more



QUICK HITS: Fort Payne’s Vega scores All-America accolade


QUICK HITS: Fort Payne’s Vega scores All-America accolade

Fort Payne native Aylin Vega earned an All-America honor after her performance in the National Junior College Athletic Association’s cross … Read more


The Times-Journal recounts the year’s most memorable DeKalb County football games

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories looking back at some of the most memorable 2021 varsity football games featuring De… Read more


Economics and sausage

Supply-side economists contend that cutting taxes on the wealthy will cause them to invest in supply and the money will trickle down to the… Read more

How to survive family gatherings

I hope everyone enjoyed your Thanksgiving and spent it surrounded by people you love. This time of year stirs a lot of emotion as we get to… Read more

2022 elections six months away

Believe it or not, we are six months away from the 2022 elections. All statewide offices will be decided in the May 24, 2022 Republican Pri… Read more



Arnold D. Clinton

Mr. Arnold D. Clinton, age 85, of Valley Head, Alabama, passed away on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at his residence. Read more


Verlon Ray Garmany

Verlon Ray Garmany, age 72 of the Adamsburg community, passed away on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at his residence. Read more


Jonathan E. “Avery” Baine

Jonathan E. “Avery” Baine, 48, of Rainsville, formerly of Eufaula, Alabama, passed away November 21, 2021. He was born in Enterprise, Alaba… Read more



Holiday dinner party with dear friends

Whether you are hosting a dinner party with a few friends that you see every day or with friends you only see during the holidays, it doesn… Read more


Director of local CASA says volunteers are needed

Kelly Klein has been the Executive Director of the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of North Sand Mountain since 2017, she handles … Read more

Marveling over Jesus (Part 4)

The child’s father and mother marveled at what was said about him (Jesus). Luke 2:33 (NIV) Read more

Upcoming Events

Life Center Fellowship

Fort Payne Church of God Baby Dedication 4-11-21  Read more


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