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  1. Church puts on Christmas program for inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Over 200 inmates at the DeKalb County Detention Center watched another performance from The Sheriff's Nazareth Baptist Church in Rainsville.

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  2. Church performs Christmas play for 200+ inmates at DeKalb County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    A local church continued an annual tradition this week, performing a Christmas play for inmates at the DeKalb County Detention Center.

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  3. DeKalb County deputies find 'large scale drug operation' in home with 14-month-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Alabama Live

    Four people have been arrested after DeKalb County deputies say that found drugs in a home with a 14-month-old child. Deputies executed a search warrant at a home on County Road 876 near Rainsville after receiving information from neighbors of suspicious traffic at the home.

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  4. 4 arrested on drug charges in DeKalb CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    DEKALB COUNTY, Alabama -- Sheriff Jimmy Harris reports the arrest of four individuals Wednesday after members of the DeKalb County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at a home on County Road 876 near Rainsville. Agents went to the residence after following up on information received from members of the community of suspicious traffic at the residence.

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  5. 1 killed after Tyson truck collides with van in Ft. PayneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... Owen Cline, age 57 of Gadsden, collided with a Ford van driven by Enrique Petino, age 45 of Dalton, Georgia. Dekalb County Sheriff's Office, Fort Payne Fire Department, Adamsburg Fire Department, Dekalb Ambulance Service, and the Alabama Department ...

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  6. Fiery crash on Interstate 59 claims life of Gadsden manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Alabama Live

    ... terstate was closed from 2 a.m. to6 a.m. Wednesday morning, causing traffic to be rerouted to Highway 11, said DeKalb County deputies.

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  7. DeKalb County Corrections supervisor charged with extortion, promoting prison contrabandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... people have put in me and my employees and we will always try to earn it," he added. Crowe was booked into the DeKalb County Detention Center on charges of Extortion 1st degree and Promoting Prison Contraband 3rd degree. He is awaiting bond on those ...

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  8. Luminaria vigil remembers those struggling with cancerRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | De Kalb Midweek

    ... fighting cancer or have lost their battle doesn't stop either. For the third year in a row, Relay For Life of DeKalb County will hold a remembrance vigil for the holiday season. The holidays can be a difficult time for people who have lost a loved ...

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  9. Wisconsin man accused of assaulting DeKalb girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Daily Chronicle

    ... with indecent solicitation of a child, child abduction and contributing to the delinquency of a minor in DeKalb County. This week, he was charged with first-degree child sex assault in Dane County, Wisconsin; that charge is punishable with up to 60 ...

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  10. DeKalb Magistrate Court's Criminal division temporarily relocatingRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | On Common Ground News

    Effective Dec. 8, the Criminal Division of the Magistrate Court of DeKalb County will be temporarily relocating from its current location on Camp Circle in Decatur, to the DeKalb County Courthouse, 4th floor, Judicial Tower, 556 North McDonough Street, Decatur. The Camp Circle location will be closed during renovations, which are expected to last six months.

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  11. Man Charged with Sexually Abusing a ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WTVC

    A 53-year-old man from DeKalb County, Alabama faces charges of sexually abusing a child. DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris says the victim was younger than 12. The incident happened at a home on County Road 538 near Fyffe.

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  12. Sycamore man found not guilty of sex abuse chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    SYCAMORE – Larry Phillips walked out of DeKalb County Courthouse a free man for the first time in more than a year after jurors acquitted him Tuesday of sexual abuse. Phillips, 52, previously of the 300 block of Grant Street in Sycamore, had been accused of fondling an older woman who lived in the same apartment complex on March 5, 2013.

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  13. Veterans stand vigil to honor comradesRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    Dana Herra – dherra@shawmedia.com Army veteran Tom Clarner stands guard in a 24-hour veterans vigil in front of the DeKalb County Courthouse on Nov. 8, 2014. Local veterans took one-hour shifts standing guard at the county's veterans memorials the weekend before Veterans Day.

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  14. Rape report leads to child sex abuse charges for DeKalb County manRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Alabama Live

    DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris said 63-year-old Roger Dale Harcrow faces 8 counts of sex abuse of a child less than 12 years old. He said the investigation began after an alleged rape was reported to the Sylvania Police Department. 1 comment

  15. Rainsville man charged with sexual abuse of a childRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris said a Rainsville man was arrested Friday for a case involving the sexual abuse of a child less than 12 years old. Roger Dale Harcrow, 63, is in the DeKalb County Detention Center awaiting bond.

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  16. 63-year-old North Alabama man arrested on child rape chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    A DeKalb County, Alabama, man has been arrested on child rape charges.

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  17. Fort Payne mulls contract for forensics workRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... , then that's all we'll pay." Chief Bynum said the total cost is $10,000, but the county and other agencies in DeKalb County will be making up the difference.

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  18. Northeast Alabama leaders preparing for free 'Made in DeKalb' expoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Alabama Live

    DeKalb County will host its third-annual "Made in DeKalb" expo Thursday to stress the importance of supporting locally-owned businesses in northeast Alabama. The free event will be open to participating businesses from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and to the public from 2-5 p.m. at the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center on 1571 McCurdy Ave. in Rainsville.

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  19. Veterans needed for courthouse vigilRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    SYCAMORE – Veterans are needed to volunteer to help provide a 24-hour vigil at the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore from 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8. For many years, the vigil was coordinated by DeKalb County VietNow. Last year, Dwain Adkins and Mark A. Pietrowski Sr. took over the event.

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  20. DeKalb County hosting domestic violence symposiumRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | WTVC

    Organizers say the event is expected to include a resource fair and a program featuring a domestic violence survivor, experts on the issue and group discussions. Organizers say those who are unable to attend the symposium are still encouraged to donate used cellphones at the Solicitor-General's Office on the fifth floor of the DeKalb County Courthouse.

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