Melissa Smith

Bio

Melissa Smith has been the chief photographer of the Times-Journal since 2010. Her email address is msmith@times-journal.com.

Home town

Fort Payne, Alabama

Nathaniel Osorio juggles a soccer ball while his teammates, Yovani Bartolome and Faustini Pascual, play in the snow in Fort Payne Wednesday, F…

Robert Wilson, owner of Seven Pines Survival on Lookout Mountain, suggested items people could add to their vehicle’s winter emergency kits th…

Kristain Sewell (left) and Heather Guilford attempted to get a marriage license in DeKalb County Monday afternoon, Feb. 9, 2015. They filled o…

Visitors to the DeKalb County Probate Office got this message Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, the first day gay marriage was legal in Alabama.

It’s no secret that Cricket is fluffy. She has fluffy fur, and, well … let’s just say she is at the top of her weight class for the size of do…

In the last two weeks, firefighters in DeKalb County have responded to fires at four homes.

Amelia Landstreet decorates her 1954 Chevrolet Bel Air every year for Christmas. It's parked at the top of Beason Gap Road on Lookout Mountain…

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