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State opposes Fort Payne intervention in Terrapin Hills sewer case

A leaking sewage system in Fort Payne continues to be a mess. It's privately owned and there's a fight brewing over who should take care of it. The sewer system in Terrapin Hills continues to be a problem. One resident out there feels it could be affecting property values. The city of Fort Payne is

WAFF - 2017-09-22 00:18:13

'Cats handed first loss in heartbreaker

CULLMAN - The Fort Payne Wildcats had the lead for more than 40 minutes in Friday's regional matchup at Cullman, but lost their lead in the final minutes of a heartbreaking 20-16 loss on the road. The Wildcats have benefited from fast starts in their first two wins over Chattooga and Scottsboro. The

TIMES-JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 06:45:00

Chris Kuykendall seeks re-election as District 3 commissioner

Chris Kuykendall has announced his plans to run for re-election for DeKalb County Commission District 3 in 2018. Kuykendall has lived and worked in DeKalb County for over 60 years. He is a graduate of Fort Payne High School and Auburn University. He was commissioned as an officer in the United State

TIMES-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 23:52:00

Gaylesville woman facing arson charge

Cherokee County Sheriff's Office investigators charged a Gaylesville woman with arson in connection with a fire at a residence on County Road 81, Sheriff Jeff Shaver said. Broomtown, Gaylesville, Cedar Bluff and Tucker's Chapel fire departments responded to the blaze. Major Crimes Unit investigators

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-09-23 05:01:00

Rams named T-J Team of the Week

The Sylvania Rams were voted the Times-Journal Team of the Week presented by Northeast Alabama Community College. The Rams are coming off of another dominating beatdown over a regional foe. They stomped the New Hope Indians by a final score of 35-0 on the road. The Sylvania Rams were voted the Times

TIMES-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 21:08:00

Cooper named T-J Player of the Week

Plainview's senior running back Clay Cooper was named this week's Times-Journal Player of the Week presented by Twin City Used Car Sales. In one of the closest polls to date, Cooper's 1,294 votes edged defending Player of the Week Kris Shavers from Sylvania by 110 votes. Plainview's senior running b

TIMES-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 21:06:00

Woman charged in Cherokee County arson

A woman was charged Friday in a Cherokee County arson case, the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office said. Fire departments from Broomtown, Gaylesville, Cedar Bluff, and Tucker's Chapel responded to the blaze at a residence located on County Road 81. A second-degree arson warrant was obtained for 32-yea

AL.COM - 2017-09-22 21:21:16

Two men in jail after short chase

Two men are in jail after fleeing police and wrecking the car just outside the Marshall County line. DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris said Thursday morning around 1 a.m. DeKalb County deputy observed a vehicle sitting in the middle of County Road 964. He said when the deputy pulled in behind the v

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-22 23:24:00

Chase ends with crash, arrests in DeKalb County

A brief chase ended in a ditch and in a ride to jail for two men Thursday morning, according to DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris. A DeKalb County deputy decided to investigate why a vehicle was stopped in the middle of County Road 964 at 1 a.m. Thursday, and pulled in behind the vehicle with his b

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-09-23 05:01:00

Shannon J. Allen: He was Starsky, I was Hutch

One of Huck's stories stirred memories from my childhood and caused me to wonder about persons I haven't seen in years. Darren McElhaney was a classmate of mine in the fourth or fifth grade at Crossville. Darren's chin quivered when he became nervous or angry. We called Darren "Mook" or "MookElhaney

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-22 23:18:00

Bears edge Bulldogs, move to 5-0

RAINSVILLE - The Class 3A, No.9 Plainview Bears are off to a roaring 5-0 start in their 2017 campaign. The Bears finished off Region 7 foe Geraldine 37-14, handing the Bulldogs their first loss in Region play and third on the year. RAINSVILLE - The Class 3A, No.9 Plainview Bears are off to a roaring

TIMES-JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 06:47:00

Coming Soon for week of Sept. 24

Smile A While: Smile A While, a social group for women, meets at 11 a.m. on the second Tuesday of the month. The schedule is: Oct. 19, Chili's, Gadsden; Nov. 14, Hibachi Grill, Gadsden; and Dec. 13, Silver Lakes, Glencoe, bring a $10 gift for the gift exchange. For information, call Carolyn Biggio,

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-09-22 18:22:31

Tickets are still available for Lindsey Stirling's Warmer in the Winter Tour

Lindsey Stirling is coming to the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre for her Warmer in the Winter Tour on Nov. 22 at 8 p.m. Stirling is currently competing as one of the celebrity dancers on season 25 of "Dancing with the Stars." She is paired with professional dancer Mark Ballas. Her unique combina

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 22:54:00

Centre church group holds lunch to raise money for students' coats, shoes

For 50 years, the Men's Group at First United Methodist Church has sponsored a late September Sunday lunch, open to the public, with proceeds going to Centre Elementary School to buy winter coats and shoes for children in need. This year's meal is 10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Sunday in the church's gymn

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-09-23 05:01:00

Ben Alford: The Canaanite Woman, Jesus and Crossville

Most of us have heard the story. Jesus is traveling with his disciples when he encounters a Canaanite woman who asks him to heal her daughter, to rid her of a demon. Jesus does not even answer her, but he does tell his disciples, in her hearing, that he was sent only to the lost sheep of the house o

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-22 23:14:00

Create Complete: Shaw's Create Centre will open in October

The new building, located on Douthitt Ferry Road near Shaw Plant 94, the former commercial design and marketing headquarters, is scheduled to open in October. Plant 94 will continue to house the custom manufacturing operations and will become home to Shaw's Custom Design Studio and hospitality custo

DAILY TRIBUNE NEWS - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Shia LaBeouf says 'racist' accusation was free speech

Shia LaBeouf has justified calling a bartender a "f***ing racist" by telling a court he was exercising his right to free speech. The Hollywood star became embroiled in an ugly row with a bartender back in April when he refused to serve the actor more alcohol, but Shia's lawyer says the assault and d

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 06:00:00

Woman arrested after brandishing gun at Kardashian boutique

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say they have arrested a woman who pointed a gun at employees inside the Kardashian-owned DASH boutique in West Hollywood and later threatened reporters with a machete. A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office statement says Maricia Medrano was arrested Thursday night on

WAFF - 2017-09-22 16:55:58

Trump speaks at Luther Strange rally: Live updates

The president is making his first trip to Alabama since taking office in January to headline the campaign rally for Strange. But the early birds in line to get the best seats for the rally said they were there to see Trump, not Strange. Waylon Turner of Scottsboro said he was the first in line at th

AL.COM - 2017-09-22 21:06:47

Kellan Lutz and Brittany Gonzales engaged

Kellan Lutz and Brittany Gonzales are engaged. The 'Twilight' star was spotted enjoying a meal out with his girlfriend of over a year recently and she was reportedly wearing a sparkling ring on her finger. A source told Us Weekly magazine: "A woman sitting outside having breakfast shouted Kellan's n

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 18:09:05