Tag "DeKalb County EMA"

(File Photo) By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Update: This event was cancelled on Friday, January 12th due to the potential for Winter Weather during time frame of the drill and the ongoing flu emergency.) According to a statement

PHOTO: County Commission President Ricky Harcrow discusses changing a polling location in Kilpatrick at 2018’s first meeting of the DeKalb County Commission. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Video at the Bottom) In

(File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — With temperatures remaining bitter cold throughout the weekend, warming stations are available in DeKalb County to those without heat. The National Weather Service – Huntsville forecasts temperatures to dip

PHOTO: Pam Wilson, Fort Payne Health Sciences teacher, with the DeKalb County Commission, and Hannah and Curtis Tucker, who won the state CERT competition! (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — (Full Video at

Signing up for ‘Alert DeKalb’ is easily done through the County EMA’s website. The system alerted those in the path of the storm during the recent tornado.  By C. Campbell, Staff Writer cody@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — In times of

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala.—The DeKalb County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) has issued a Flash Flood Watch from the National Weather Service (NWS) for late tonight Wednesday, March 30 through the night of Thursday, March 31, 2016. Reports indicate that several rounds

September is National Preparedness Month and to mark the event, DeKalb County Emergency Management Agency working with DeKalb County Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) is planning the 2014 Disaster Preparedness Fair. This event will be held at the DeKalb