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Our list of holiday lightings and Christmas parades coming up

Christmas Parades/Tree Lightings/Holiday Events Wed, Nov 27 EPB Window unveiling  5PM Friday, Nov 29 Holiday Cheer on the Pier 5-8:30 PM at Ross's Landing- Lighted Boat Parade (7PM)...

Officers from 7 agencies hunt down suspect on Alabama/Georgia line

"The Northern part of our county can sleep more peacefully knowing he's in custody." 

Stevenson man charged with punching referee at football game

FORT PAYNE, Alabama (WDEF) - A northeast Alabama man has been charged with punching a referee last Friday. 38 year old Johnny Ladell Gilliam from...

Officers arrest man who calls to report that his marijuana was stolen

 “It probably wasn’t the best decision for this individual to choose to report stolen marijuana, but we were happy to investigate it for him,”
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Kayaker drowns in Northeast Alabama

DEKALB CO. Ala. (WDEF) - A man drowned on the Little River at Little River Lake Canyon on Saturday. According the report, a 41 year...

Father arrested after child found wandering road

EMS responders found the child, but not a parent.
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Uptick in suicides puts spotlight on prevention

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - "We know from research. From decades of research into suicide prevention that 9 out of 10 lives can be saved...
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TVA implodes Widows Creek plant in Stevenson

STEVENSON, Alabama (WDEF) - TVA is moving on from their coal fired plant history. On Friday, they brought down the closed Widows Creek Fossil Plant...

DeKalb County, Alabama reeling from rash of suicides

FORT PAYNE, Alabama (WDEF) - The DeKalb County Sheriff is warning the community about a rash of suicides that have hit the northeast Alabama...

16 year old charged as an adult in meth case

MENTONE, Alabama (WDEF) - DeKalb County narcotics officers are charging a 16 year old as an adult in a meth case. On Wednesday, officers tried...

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