Dekalb County Newswire

Dekalb County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Dekalb County, AL.

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  1. Construction underway on DeKalb County's Patriots Memorial ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    DeKalb County is working on a way to say thank you to the men and women who served and it involves the entire county. Now, residents are starting to see Patriots Memorial Park come to life.

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  2. A Sylvania teacher and band director was suspended after her Facebook post.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Some neighbors are speaking out in support of a Dekalb County band director, who was put on paid leave for a Facebook rant over a smelly senior prank. Cindy Stephens remains on leave after she suggested that she wished some recent graduates would be sexually assaulted in prison.

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  3. Mobile hospital now ready to deploy from Fort Payne in an emergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    It's called a Mobile Medical Station, and it now calls DeKalb County home. The unit is ready to deploy in the event of severe weather or an emergency.

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  4. Funeral services to be held for 13-year-old Collinsville boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... set for Friday. Thursday, police charged his half brother in the shooting . In a press conference Thursday, DeKalb County District Attorney Mike O'Dell said Estrada was shot and killed on Sunday. Officials responded to the scene and originally said ...

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  5. Sylvania High teacher on paid leave after Facebook comment about senior prankRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... the district and were ordered to pay for the cleanup. The cost of the cleanup, which was done by Sylvania and Dekalb County maintenance crews, is estimated in the thousands. The boys were also ordered to complete 120 hours of community service in ...

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  6. Sylvania School's band director placed on administrative leave following post on social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... ol dismissed early on Wednesday, May 20 after a group of students spread chicken litter on the campus grounds. DeKalb County school officials say the students involved in the prank will have to perform community service and pay restitution. 2 comments

  7. Half-brother now charged in 13-year-old Collinsville boy's shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The DeKalb County District Attorney has made an arrest in what was initially thought to be an accidental shooting. A 13-year-old Collinsville boy died on Sunday, and his half-brother is now charged.

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  8. Collinsville boy's death 'no longer considered an accidental shooting;' half-brother charged with manslaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Alabama Live

    ... is charged with reckless manslaughter in the death of 13-year-old Eli Luis Estrada. He is being held in the DeKalb County jail in lieu of $50,000 bond. Buchanan allegedly shot Estrada with a .38-caliber revolver that belonged to the boy's ...

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  9. Collinsville 13-year-old killed in accidental shooting identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Alabama Live

    ... shot at a home in Collinsville on Sunday when a relative's gun accidentally discharged. He was taken to the DeKalb County Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. "Eli was a very lovable young man. He was a good student, loved sports. ...

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  10. DeKalb man charged with aggravated domestic battery curses during his court appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Daily Chronicle

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man charged with aggravated battery apologized to the judge after he cursed during his video appearance Monday morning from DeKalb County Jail. Tywan Frierson later made a courtroom appearance before Judge Robbin Stuckert at the DeKalb County Courthouse, where he apologized for his language after the judge told him he didn't address his matter in court properly.

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  11. DeKalb County probes 2 accidental deaths over weekend, including shooting that killed 13-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Alabama Live

    DeKalb County investigators had two accidental deaths to investigate over the weekend, including the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy. Sheriff Jimmy Harris reports that the boy was shot at a home in Collinsville on Sunday when a relative's gun accidentally discharged.

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  12. 13-Year-Old Boy Accidentally Shot to DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | WTVC

    DeKalb County, Alabama authorities are investigating after a 13-year-old boy was killed, authorities say due to an accidental shooting. The incident happened on Sunday.

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  13. A radio station on Lookout Mountain 'serving the heart of Dixie'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... the airwaves for several hours. It originates from a small AM station situated on top of Lookout Mountain in DeKalb County. "Mike Wallace, Newstalk 1400 WFPA Fort Payne, Alabama." Wallace is the owner of the station and it's his voice that is on the ...

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  14. Cruise-in Saturday to benefit Ider Special Needs ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    An event in DeKalb county this weekend will boast 200 cars, food, and activities but that's just the surface. It's benefiting a cause that's well worth it.

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  15. $77,760 in meth seized from DeKalb County 'supply line'; 4 arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Alabama Live

    ... were all arrested and charged with trafficking in illegal drugs. They were waiting for bonds to be set at the DeKalb County Detention Center where they await bond. The investigation was a joint effort between the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office, ...

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  16. Jason Gabriel ShaversRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A Jackson County man arrested in DeKalb County for a string of storage building burglaries is now a prime suspect for similar crimes in two other counties. Jason Gabriel Shavers, of Flat Rock, was arrested by DeKalb County authorities after Ider police say they caught him breaking into one storage unit.

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  17. Bond Set For Man Accused of Murdering a Woman on Lookout MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | WTVC

    ... Bobbie Lynn Ross back on Saturday. Police say they found Ross unresponsive at a home on County Road 127 in DeKalb County, Alabama. She reportedly died from blunt force trauma to the head. Minor is also accused of kidnapping and assaulting Norma Joe ...

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  18. DeKalb County meth murder, kidnapping suspect being held on $500,000 bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Alabama Live

    Douglas Steven Minor, far left, is led into court Thursday morning by DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris, in cowboy hat, Chief Deputy Michael Edmondson and a corrections officer. Minor was attending his first court appearance after being charged with murder, kidnapping and assault.

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  19. Jump Start Social Marketing Offers Expand Into SEO Services for...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | PR.com

    Jump Start Social Marketing offers expand into SEO services for clients in Jackson and Dekalb County Alabama starting May 2015. These are marketing plans designed to assist in Search Engine Optimization.

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  20. Officials: Man confesses to DeKalb Co. murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The DeKalb County district attorney signed a murder warrant for a man in the death investigation of a Fort Payne woman. Sheriff Jimmy Harris reports the pathologist preliminary report determined that the cause of death for Bobbie Lynn Ross, 35 of Fort Payne , was blunt force trauma to the head.

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