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DeKalb County School teachers incorporate the eclipse into coursework

GERALDINE, Ala. — Teachers in the DeKalb County Schools system are incorporating the eclipse into their lessons in preparation for the event on Monday.

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Northeast Alabama

Booze It And Lose It -- Rainsville preps for national anti-DUI campaign

RAINSVILLE, Ala. –  The Rainsville Police Department is kicking off “Booze It and Lose It” this week, a campaign against driving under the influence. “In my career I noticed that a lot of people don’t have a problem with drunk drivers or impaired drivers until they kill somebody,” says Chief Kevin Smith. 181 more words

Northeast Alabama

Hollywood Police Department welcomes students back to school

HOLLYWOOD, Ala. – The Hollywood Police Department wanted to make sure students in the area started their school year off with a little police knowledge. “We are always in the school bringing the kids something,” says Chief Jason Hepler. 243 more words

Northeast Alabama

Residents of Wannville are in desperate need of public water

WANNVILLE, Ala. – The Jackson County community of Wannville has drinking water issues.

“When we first moved here it was fine. Toward the end of the year last year, it started getting cloudy. 272 more words

Northeast Alabama

School out for the eclipse, or not? Decisions vary across northeast Alabama districts

As the eclipse gets closer school leaders in the Tennessee Valley are making decisions to close school for the day, or keep it open.

School leaders in some systems in northeast Alabama made the decision to close or dismiss early on Monday for the solar eclipse. 347 more words

Northeast Alabama

Community donations can help get Boaz City Schools' Pirate Pantry up and running

BOAZ, Ala. — Boaz City Schools is starting something new this year for students, but school leaders need the community’s help to make it a success. 273 more words

Northeast Alabama