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  1. See mug shots for 9 arrests in various crimes reported by DeKalb County Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office announced several arrests on Monday. These suspects are implicated in a variety of charges.

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  2. DeKalb Co. candidate supporter claims Obama plots to stay in office past 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A prominent supporter of the Republican party candidate for sheriff in DeKalb County is suggesting the citizens need to change leadership to protect them from what she refers to as "President Obama's lawlessness," even suggesting he's plotting a way to stay in office past 2016. Betty Mason admits she doesn't know what will happen in the future, but what she does suggest is that based on what the President has done while in office, it wouldn't be surprising.

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  3. Police chase ends when woman wrecks car, jumps from bridge to escape DeKalb County deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Alabama Live

    A Boaz woman is in the hospital after DeKalb County deputies say she led them on a chase that ended badly. DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris reports that deputies tried to stop a vehicle at a check point near Crossville on Monday.

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  4. Alabama Republican: Vote for GOP candidate for sheriff or Obama will impose martial lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Raw Story

    A Republican donor sent a letter to voters in DeKalb County, Alabama in which she encouraged them to vote for the GOP candidate just in case President Barack Obama suspends the 2016 elections and seizes dictatorial power, Mother Jones reports . "Obama is determined to be a dictator with the executive orders he signs," Betty Mason wrote.

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  5. GOP Donor: Elect a Republican Sheriff in Case...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Mother Jones

    As DeKalb County, Alabama, prepares to elect its next sheriff, one local Republican has taken it on herself to ask voters a tough question: In the likely scenario that President Obama suspends the 2016 elections and seizes dictatorial power, can the local citizens count on a Democratic sheriff to oppose him? Betty Mason, a Republican donor who is married to a longtime leader of Alabama's Republican Party, posed the question in a letter she mailed last week to voters in DeKalb County, which covers a rural community in the northeast corner of the state. "Obama is determined to be a dictator with the executive orders he signs," she wrote.

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  6. Future of destroyed Mentone Springs Hotel site uncertain, but owners open to new ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Alabama Live

    In early March, a faulty electrical panel caused a massive blaze that destroyed the 130-year-old Mentone Springs Hotel and adjacent White Elephant antique mall in DeKalb County. Multiple agencies battled the fire, which spread quickly after guests heard a loud popping noise and saw smoke coming from upstairs.

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  7. Sneak peek at Pumpkin Fest historic homes tourRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | De Kalb Midweek

    The DeKalb County Courthouse will be one of the stops on this year's Pumpkin Festival tour of historic sites. SYCAMORE – On Thursday, Oct. 2, the Sycamore History Museum will sponsor a special sneak preview of this year's Pumpkin Fest Historic Homes Tour, featuring noted local historian Steve Bigolin.

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  8. New year, new computers for Geraldine School, thanks to TVARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    A DeKalb County school was in need of new computers, and thanks to a program by a local entity, it got them. Some of the computers at Geraldine School were years old.

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  9. DeKalb Sheriff: 2 students accused of smoking spice in schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris said a 15-year-old student brought spice to the school and smoked it with a 16-year-old. Harris said the 16-year-old had a medical reaction to the spice and went to the school resource officer for help.

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  10. Teen Hospitalized After Smoking Synthetic Pot at SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | WTVC

    A 16-year-old student in DeKalb County, Alabama is recovering after having an adverse reaction to spice, also known as synthetic marijuana. Authorities say the teen and a 15-year-old smoked the spice on the grounds of Crossville High School.

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  11. Fyffe varsity basketball remains without coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A school in DeKalb County remains without a basketball coach following a dispute over the removal of the former coach by the superintendent. The superintendent alleges one of his reasons for suspending Thrash was the bullying of basketball players.

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  12. Big house party results in arrests - and more Chattanooga region newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. - DeKalb County, Ala., authorities arrested nine people found at a Sunday house party on County Road 136 in the Painter community, where they found about 200 party-goers, many of them minors, according to a news release.

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  13. Nine arrested in DeKalb County at 200-person house partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    DeKalb County, Ala., police arrested 9 people found at a house party Sept. 7 on County Road 136 in the Painter community, where they found about 200 partygoers, many of them minors, according to a news release from county authorities.

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  14. 9 adults face charges after DeKalb County deputies respond to house...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Alabama Live

    DeKalb County Sheriff's deputies arrested nine people after receiving several calls from Rainsville to Albertville about a house party. Sheriff Jimmy Harris says that they have been receiving calls about house parties on County Road 136 in the Painter Community.

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  15. Man charged with capital murder in DeKalb slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    DeKalb County, Ala., deputies worked more than 100 man-hours to track down a suspect after the discovery of a deteriorating body in a wooded area of Ider, Ala., on Sunday.

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  16. Suspect charged in death of missing north Ala manRead the original story

    Friday Sep 5 | ABC 33/40

    A north Alabama man is charged with capital murder in the death of a man who was found dead during the annual Mule Day event in DeKalb County. Authorities say 32-year-old Daniel Adam Beaty of Valley Head is being held in the killing of 33-year-old Daniel Thomas Fuller.

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  17. Murder Arrest in North AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | WTVC

    ... have issued a capital murder warrant for Daniel Adam Beaty, 32, of Valley Head who was already jailed in the DeKalb County since mid-August on unrelated charges. Beaty will have no bond for the capital murder charge. Sheriff Harris said, "This was a ...

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  18. DeKalb County man charged with capital murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Alabama Live

    A man has been charged with capital murder in connection to a missing man that was found dead earlier this week in DeKalb County.

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  19. Daniel Adam Beaty is charged in the murder of Daniel Thomas Fuller.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris said Fuller was reported missing on Aug. 12. Fuller's body was found in a wooded area near the Mule Day campground on Sunday. After an autopsy, his death was ruled a homicide.

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  20. DeKalb County Sheriff's Office to discuss case of man found dead near IderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office is expected to release new details about a man found dead last Sunday near Ider. The man's body was found in a wooded area, and investigators have been working all week to determine who he was and how he died.

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