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  1. Dekalb County storm shelters have open doorsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Three Dekalb County communities, Fyffe, Geraldine, and Shiloh opened their shelter doors this latest round of severe weather, even without a tornado watch. Geraldine Mayor Chuck Ables says, "Our policy is, anytime there is a weather storm warning, thunderstorm, tornado, any kind of warning, we open our storm shelter."

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  2. Former police chief arrested, charged in connection with fireRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A former police chief is on the other side of the law Monday afternoon. DeKalb County deputies and the state fire marshal arrested former Hammondville Police Chief Thomas Fuller.

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  3. Former police chief charged with insurance fraud after DeKalb County house fire investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Two men from Tallassee were arrested over the weekend involving an ongoing investigation in DeKalb County. Thomas Fuller, 62, and Glenn Fuller, 47, both face charges of first degree insurance fraud.

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  4. Former police chief in DeKalb County charged with insurance fraud in connection with house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... left, and Glenn Fuller are accused of insurance fraud in a fire that burned down their home in October 2014. (DeKalb County Sheriff's Office) A former Hammondville police chief is accused of insurance fraud in a house fire that was allegedly set ...

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  5. Damage from last night's storm in Caddo.Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    There has been a power outage reported in DeKalb County. Widespread outages are affecting parts of Henagar, Rainsville, and Grove Oak.

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  6. Storms cause damage, power outages, school closingsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    There has been a power outage reported in DeKalb County. Widespread outages are affecting parts of Henagar, Rainsville, and Grove Oak.

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  7. Alabama is Fort Payne's pride and joyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... Young Country, Cousins Randy Owens and Teddy Gentry along with Jeff Cook began practicing and playing locally. DeKalb County, being a dry county then with little nightlife, made it a little difficult for them to play anywhere, so in 1973, now known ...

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  8. Fort Payne to host the 101st DeKalb County Fiddlers ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2009 | Examiner.com

    "Let the sound of the fiddle and the bow soothe the savage beast" reads an early advertisement for the DeKalb County Fiddlers' Convention, now, this year on August 1, 2009, the tradition continues with the 101st Anniversary Celebration of the DeKalb County Fiddlers Convention .From the first one back in 1808 till today, the convention has help preserve one of the most Americana forms of music, fiddling. Just what is a Fiddle? Wikipedia states: "Fiddle has a more generalized meaning than violin.

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  9. DeKalb man wanted on arrest warrant escapes after courthouse arrestRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Daily Chronicle

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man wanted on outstanding misdemeanor warrants was arrested when he showed up Thursday at the DeKalb County Courthouse, but was able to escape before he was taken to jail. Officials at the DeKalb County Circuit Clerk's office notified DeKalb County Sheriff's court security deputies that Stephen Harris, 25, of the 900 block of Edgebrook Drive in DeKalb, was in the office.

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  10. Woman jumps out window during DeKalb County drug arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Alabama Live

    A man and a woman were arrested on drug and weapons charges Thursday in Fort Payne, but not before the woman jumped out of a window in an attempt to flee deputies. DeKalb County sheriff's deputies were called out to a home on County Road 603 Thursday morning on a 911 call.

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  11. The Pap Baxter Heritage Gospel Singing School - a part of 2009 Boom DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... at 6PM "The Pap Baxter Heritage Gospel Singing School" will convene at the Ft. Payne Opera House to honor this DeKalb County native's major contributions to Gospel Music. "Big Wills Arts Council wants to assume the lead role in continuing the Pap ...

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  12. DeKalb Co. DHR employee charged with public intoxication, possession of controlled substanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    A DeKalb County Department of Human Resources employee was arrested over the weekend for public intoxication and possession of a controlled substance. Ashley Rae Morrison, 31, of Fort Payne, was arrested Saturday at the Dekalb County Sheriff's Office on a public intoxication charge. 1 comment

  13. Weather service says 2nd tornado hit north Alabama last weekRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Al.com reports the National Weather Service office in Huntsville conducted field survey this week and determined a weak EF-0 tornado touched down briefly on April 3 near Fyffe in DeKalb County. The weather service survey indicates the tornadotouched down at 8:15 p.m. and lifted a minute later, traveling less than a mile on the ground.

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  14. Second tornado confirmed in last week's storms in north AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Alabama Live

    The National Weather Service forecast office in Huntsville conducted a field survey Wednesday and determined a weak EF-0 tornado touched down briefly near the DeKalb County town of Fyffe on April 3. According to the weather service survey, the tornado traveled less than a mile on the ground - touching down at 8:15 p.m. and lifting a minute later. Top estimated wind speed was 85 mph, which puts it at the high end of an EF-0 classification .

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  15. 7 stolen firearms recovered from DeKalb County home burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Alabama Live

    DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris said the burglary was at a home on Lookout Mountain. Investigators say they got information from people in the neighborhood, including a description of the vehicle involved.

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  16. Woman claims she was locked out of tornado shelter during Friday's stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Officials from the National Weather Service confirm an EF-1 tornado hit DeKalb County on Friday night. While there were no injuries, a woman claims she was locked out of a tornado shelter when she sought safety from the storms.

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  17. How to know if your community storm shelter is open before severe weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... severe weather has been in the forecast. The Community Tornado Shelter Operations and Maintenance Plan in DeKalb County states that shelters will not be opened during severe thunderstorm watches and warnings. The policy does state that shelters are ...

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  18. NWS Confirms Small Tornado in Ider, Alabama Friday NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | WTVC

    Forecasters have confirmed that a weak tornado touched down during Friday night's severe thunderstorms in northeast Alabama. The National Weather Service made the determination following a survey of storm damage over the weekend in the Ider area of DeKalb County.

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  19. Weather service confirms tornado struck northeast AlabamaRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 5 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The National Weather Service made the determination following a survey of storm damage over the weekend in the Ider area of DeKalb County. The weather service classified the tornado as an EF-1, with top wind speeds estimated at 105 mph.

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  20. Dekalb County family locked out of storm shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    In the face of severe weather, Kim Osbourne urged her children and their father to get to the storm shelter in Valley Head. "Both my kids were very upset about it," said Osbourne.

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