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DeKalb County Economic Development Authority (DCEDA) recruits new businesses and provides ongoing support for existing businesses located in DeKalb County.

Facility to offer construction, plumbing, electric, and aviation programs

Emily Kirby | Times-Journal

Pictured (from left) are FPHS Principal Patrick Barnes, Board member Randy Bynum, Sen. Steve Livingston, Rep. Nathaniel Ledbetter, Gov. …

Steven Stiefel | Times-Journal | Apr 9, 2021

Pictured are DeKalb Economic Development Director Jimmy Durham and Ken Chandler, VP of Operations & Supply Chain for Environmental Solutions Group, Heil Co.’s parent company.

The Fort Payne City Council returned to live meetings on April 6 and approved a resolution to grant a tax abatement to Heil Co. so the company can move forward with plans to modernize locally.

DeKalb Economic Development Director Jimmy Durham said…

State incentivizing the consumer transition away from fossil fuels

Steven Stiefel: Times-Journal Jun 18, 2021

Fort Payne is among 18 Alabama communities that will see the installation of electric vehicle charging stations near interstates and other major highways following the awarding of $4.1 million in grants to fund up to 80% of the cost. …

Staff Reports: Times-Journal

May 11, 2021

Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $1 million grant to prepare Fort Payne high school students and adults for the future while helping to meet the needs of Alabama’s workforce in several career fields.

The funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will be used…

Fort Payne Middle School robotics teams set eyes on state

· Cinthia Rico — Times Journal

· Mar 23, 2021 Updated Mar 23, 2021

The Fort Payne Middle School Robotics Team recently competed in their FIRST Lego League Virtual competition and are moving forward to the upcoming virtual state competition.

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