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Rainsville holds September 11th Memorial Service

PHOTO: Reggie Byrum, Pastor at Mercy Temple in Pisgah, beginning the memorial service with a prayer. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch)

DeKalb County Schools to dismiss at 11:15 tomorrow, closed all Tuesday

PHOTO: DeKalb County Schools will close at 11:15 am tomorrow due to the Hurricane and remained closed on Tuesday. Irma is

UPDATE: Shooting victim in Medically Induced Coma, GoFundMe established

PHOTO: 911 was notified that shots had been fired Tuesday night on County Road 739 in Ider. A 24-year-old victim remains

OPED by Ben Windom: The “Lost Cause” is Real Now

PHOTO: A Confederate Monument stands in the city park in Fort Payne. Ben Windom gives his perspective on the media narrative

Fort Payne Police Report for Monday, Sep. 4 – Thursday, Sep. 7

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Monday, September

Man arrested yesterday after car stolen in Dawson

PHOTO: Joseph Daniel Hill, 33 of Albertville was arrested in Crossville in a car reported stolen earlier that day in

VIDEO: Fort Payne authorizes Watson to change election rules, FPIA terms, and intervene at Terrapin Hills

PHOTO: The City Council and City Attorney Rocky Watson discusses changing the terms of appointees on the Fort Payne Improvement

Father arrested after son found shot in the head in Henagar

PHOTO: Scott K. Slaton, 53 of Henagar was arrested on the scene for obstructing government operations and resisting arrest. (The DeKalb

Official Release on remains found in Sylvania

PHOTO: Location where a body was found in Sylvania by a man bush hogging last Saturday. (Contributed Photo) By Staff Reports 

Three arrested after high speed chase with a child in the car

PHOTO: (Left to right) Cody Durham 28 of Trenton, Georgia, Jared Haggard 26 of Higdon, and Whitney Durham 26 of Higdon were arrested after