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Fort Payne coach arrested for ‘sex with student’

The Fort Payne Board of Education moved swiftly Friday morning to accept the resignation of a teacher and coach accused of inappropriate be… Read more



DeKalb County schools engaging parents

DeKalb County Schools, under the leadership of Dr. Jason Barnett, understands the importance of parent and community involvement when it co… Read more

City wants to improve transparency

Current and future members of the Fort Payne City Council met last week in a work session to discuss ways to improve public involvement. Read more


Trick-or-treating safely in 2020

The 2020 Halloween is creeping up, and along with the festivities comes the concern of safety. Read more



A must see to believe brick and mortar downtown

DeKalb County can be credited for many things that sets it apart from other places. Read more


Non-profit is essential

Normal is defined as conforming to a standard. The standard by which businesses are now operating has been altered to conform with regulati… Read more

Reopening Rainsville

You have heard the old saying “It’s the little things that count”. Read more



Jackson’s 8th-place finish paces Fort Payne girls at Oktoberfest Invitational

Maddie Jackson’s eighth-place finish highlighted the Fort Payne girls cross country team’s effort in Cullman on Saturday, as the Wildcats f… Read more


Fyffe edges Geraldine in 5 sets, advances to regional

The Fyffe volleyball team bested Geraldine in a five-set marathon Saturday to advance to AHSAA Class 3A North Regional. Read more


Collinsville wins Team of the Week

The Collinsville Panthers are this week's Times-Journal/Northeast Alabama Community College Team of the Week, garnering 41% of the online v… Read more


One Alabama

Aesop tells a tale of four oxen and a lion. The lion prowls the field where the oxen graze. But each time he attacks, the oxen turn their t… Read more

We say goodbye to Tricia Dunne

Tricia Clinton-Dunne was a force for good here at The Times-Journal and for the community during her 15 years with the newspaper. Read more

Readers thank utility companies for working to get power back

Friday evening about 6:30 PM we had a tree in our neighborhood fall on power lines and snap a pole. We were without power, internet and cab… Read more



Edward Harold Johnson

Edward Harold Johnson was born on October 25, 1948 to Rev. Edward Paul Johnson and Pauline McSpadden Johnson. He was a lifelong resident of… Read more


Raymond David Weaver

Raymond David Weaver, age 73 of Guntersville, Alabama, died unexpectedly Friday, October 9, 2020. Read more


Dr. Billy Jack Goolesby

Dr. Billy Jack Goolesby, age 80, of Rome, GA, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, September 7, 2020. Read more



Slow the spread of COVID-19 to save lives

Marla Ballard: "Please wear your mask to slow down the spread of COVID-19. Our hospitals are packed and people who do not even have COVID are being affected." Read more


CASA and Toys for Tots drop-off location

Bruce’s Foodland is taking donations for Toys for Tots and CASA. CASA is accepting non-perishable foods, and Toys for Tots is asking for ne… Read more


Every Light a Prayer for Peace

The Fort Payne Garden Club and City of Fort Payne presented the 22nd Annual Every Light a Prayer for Peace program Tuesday at the DeKalb Th… 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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