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DeKalb County Inmates and Jail Workers busted promoting prison contraband

PHOTO: A former contract employee at the DeKalb County Detention Center, two inmates, and the Jail nurse have been booked

Boom Week in Fort Payne!

PHOTO: Over the last week, the City of Fort Payne held ribbon cuttings for a new Chick-Fil-A, Applebee’s, UPS Store, and

State Senator Steve Livingston Announces Re-Election Bid

PHOTO: State Senator Steve Livingston (R – SD 8), which represents most of DeKalb County, announces his re-election bid. (Contributed by

VIDEO: Fort Payne takes public comments on sales tax proposal

PHOTO: City Attorney Rocky Watson puts on his “citizens hat” to share his thoughts on the proposed sales tax. (Tyler Pruett

Several arrested on outstanding warrants

PHOTO: John Christopher Hunter, 34 of Valley Head (bottom left) was arrested on several outstanding warrants, Eric Shane Freeman, 48

CHASE UPDATE: Ider man arrested after highspeed chase

PHOTO: 27 year old Gary Anthony Plemmons, of Ider was arrested after a pursuit started on Gault Avenue in Fort

SALES TAX: Where the City of Fort Payne stands on the issue

PHOTO: Last week, a penny sales tax increase was proposed at a work session of the Fort Payne City Council to

VIDEO: City of Rainsville issued $4000 ADEM fine for burning, cleanup to cost $40k-$50k.

PHOTO: Mayor Rodger Lingerfelt gave an update on the action taken by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) in

Fort Payne burglary suspect arrested in Etowah County

PHOTO: The Etowah County Sheriff’s Office apprehended Joseph Wayne Willis of Fort Payne, who was wanted for a burglary in DeKalb

Wayne Lyles Takes Over as Principal at Ider High School

PHOTO: Lyles comes to Ider after a successful stint as an administrator in the Fort Payne City School System. (Contributed Photo)