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Training to save lives: Sand Mountain area firefighters undergo weeks of training

FORT PAYNE, Ala. (WHNT) — A group of firefighters from the Sand Mountain area are training in real life situations to essentially save lives.

At fire department in Fort Payne a building is smoking, cars are mangled and firefighters are waiting. 155 more words

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Three Marshall County deputies arrested, charged with criminal mischief

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Three Marshall County deputies were arrested Wednesday, charged with criminal mischief.

A citizen representative with the Chuck Ellis for Sheriff campaign signed warrants for the three deputies. 199 more words

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Jackson County works to grow existing industry, draw in businesses

JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — Jackson County economic development officials are working to draw industry to the area, and grow existing companies.

Jackson County officials say existing industry is the backbone of the area. 430 more words

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Property owner finds nearly 50 marijuana plants, holds grower at gunpoint

CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — A property owner found nearly 50 marijuana plants growing on his land Wednesday afternoon, and then held the grower at gunpoint until police arrived. 83 more words

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DeKalb Co. manhunt ends, still looking for man wanted on multiple charges

HAMMONDVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — After searching for hours Wednesday morning, DeKalb County deputies are asking for the public’s help to find a man wanted on multiple charges. 204 more words

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Arrest made after large scale theft in Rainsville

RAINSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)- Things looked a little bit different at the Field of Dreams in Rainsville Tuesday, after an early morning burglary.  When the parks and recreation director came out to the field of dreams Tuesday morning, he discovered two storage buildings had been broken into, and dozens of items had been stolen, including lawn mowers and a John Deer Gator. 202 more words

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Three people arrested in connection with numerous Jackson County thefts

JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) —¬†Deputies say three people are facing charges related to a string of burglaries spanning over the past two weeks.

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen says the office received several reports of burglaries in the Stevenson and Bridgeport areas over the last two weeks. 115 more words

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