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  1. Bail bondsmen uncover meth lab at DeKalb County homeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Two Fort Payne men have been arrested after bail bondsmen looking for a client discovered a meth lab in a home near Fyffe. Donald Lee Davis, 35, is charged with unlawful manufacturing of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office.

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  2. Snow In Today's Forecast After Balmy Wednesday; Hamilton County Schools, CCS Closed ThursdayRead the original story

    Yesterday | Chattanoogan.com

    ... Monroe County, Polk County, Sweetwater and St. Andrews-Sewanee schools are on a two-hour delay. Fort Payne and Dekalb County, Ala., schools are closed Thursday as well as Hickory Valley Christian School, Oakwood Christian Academy and Ooltewah ...

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  3. Winter Weather Advisory Goes Into Effect At 4 A.M. On Thursday;...Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    ... County, Polk County, Sweetwater and St. Andrews-Sewanee schools are also delayed two hours. Fort Payne and Dekalb County, Ala., schools are closed Thursday as well as Oakwood Christian Academy. WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM EST ...

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  4. Sycamore council denies permitRead the original story

    Monday | Daily Chronicle

    ON Monday, the Sycamore City Council voted to deny DeKalb County's request for a special-use permit to operate a sober living home in this house at 491 E. State St. Sycamore. SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council on Monday denied the county's request for a special use permit to turn a residential property into an all-male sober living house and removing it from the city's tax roll, sending the county back to the drawing board.

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  5. Ala. authorities say Ga. man dies beneath overturned trailerRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... ( http://bit.ly/1AOwbG1 ) 56-year-old Thomas Keith of Trenton, Georgia, was killed Friday in Fort Payne. DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris says a truck driver found Keith's body beneath the toppled trailer. Authorities say the truck driver was ...

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  6. Georgia man killed in Fort Payne trailer mishapRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Alabama Live

    Thomas Keith, 56, of Trenton was killed in the incident, reports DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris. The accident occurred when the driver of a truck pulled away and realized that his trailer was not hooked up properly.

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  7. Road conditions improve across N. AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... areas are considered impassable. If you must travel, use extreme caution. If you left a vehicle on any road in DeKalb County, EMA officials ask that you let them know your plans for moving it, or it could be towed. Officials cannot open roads while ...

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  8. Snow leaves roads treacherous in north Alabama; emergency declared in 10 countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Alabama Live

    ... was issued at the request of county EMA officials as roads have all but been shut down by the heavy snow. The DeKalb County Sheriff's department also has a curfew until 6 a.m. Thursday to keep people off the roads. The weather service updated ...

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  9. Morton man to appear in court on assault chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Daily Chronicle

    DeKALB – A Morton man who threw a clipboard at the registration clerk at Kishwaukee Hospital is scheduled to appear in DeKalb County Circuit Court on assault charges today. According to a news release, Andrew W. Linder, 22, of the 600 block of Taylor Street in Morton, was brought to Kishwaukee Hospital for alcohol intoxication about 2 a.m. Sunday.

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  10. Police: Cortland man charged with burglaryRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Daily Chronicle

    Zachary Devers, 21, of the 400 block of Guy Lane, Cortland, was charged with residential burglary, unlawful possession of a controlled substance, criminal damage to property and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. DeKALB – A Cortland man accused of breaking into a woman's home and sleeping on her couch until she returned home early Saturday is expected to appear in DeKalb County Circuit Court today.

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  11. Gigabit Internet service arrives in Alabama: Rural town of Geraldine is first to get itRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Alabama Live

    Ralph Everett Ables would be proud had he lived to see the way technology has shaped the world and how it is shaping his hometown. Geraldine, a rural town in southern DeKalb County, this month became the first location in Alabama with gigabit Internet service -- the fastest service available in the state.

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  12. Warming centers open this weekend in DeKalb CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The county's Emergency Management Agency says Upper Sand Mountain Parish in Sylvania and Ider Rescue Squad in Ider will stay open all weekend, day and night. Upper Sand Mountain Parish - 24474 AL Hwy 75, Sylvania, AL 35988 Ider Rescue Squad - 20378 Alabama 117, Ider, AL 35981 The EMA says if you need help finding one of these locations to contact the EMA at 845-8569.

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  13. Counties throughout the Valley open warming centers during threat of winter weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... a pillow, blanket and refreshments. Pets are not allowed in the warming centers. For additional help, call the DeKalb County EMA at 256-845-8569 or 256-997-7109. The Athens First United Methodist Church is opening the Beasley Center on Bryan Street ...

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  14. Ider woman indicted for abuse of 4-month-old childRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office says an Ider woman has been indicted for torture/willful abuse of a child. Her 4-month-old had a severe femoral fracture.

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  15. DeKalb County mother accused of torture in breaking of 4-month-old's legRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Alabama Live

    A DeKalb County woman has been indicted on charges of torture and willful child abuse, accused of purposefully breaking her toddler's leg. Brandy Lea Watson, 20, of Ider was arrested Tuesday at the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office.

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  16. Woman killed in DeKalb County car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Alabama Live

    A woman was killed Tuesday evening and several other people injured in a head-on collision on Highway 75 in Rainsville. WHNT News 19 reports that officers are still determining the cause of the crash that killed Tanya Williamson.

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  17. On this day in 1989, tourists flocked to Alabama town of Fyffe after UFO sightingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Alabama Live

    ... have been reported since then." - New York Times, March 6, 1989 T wenty-five years ago last week, the tiny DeKalb County town of Fyffe, Ala., became the center of national attention. On Friday, Feb. 11, 1989, the first call was made to the Fyffe ...

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  18. Suspect allegedly shoots man after he refuses to take him to beer storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... orney Mike O'Dell. Britt was released early Tuesday morning from Marshall Medical South. Parris remains in the DeKalb County Detention Center with no bond set at this time. Copyright 2014 WAFF . All rights reserved.

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  19. Argument Over Beer Run Leads to ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | WTVC

    A man from Crossville, Alabama is behind bars after police say he shot another man in the hip. DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris says this happened at 45854 Highway 75, Lot 9, in the Painter area, in the early morning hours of Monday The victim, 25-year-old Gregory Britt, says Parris came to his home and asked him to go on a beer run with him.

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  20. One man shot, another charged in late night shooting in DeKalb CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Sheriff Jimmy Harris says deputies responded to a trailer park on Highway 75 in the Painter community of DeKalb County, near Geraldine. They say one man had been shot.

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