Monday Jul 21
Body of missing DeKalb County woman pulled from lake in Cherokee County
Sarah Jane Ortiz, 20, of Valley Head was reported missing on July 16. Friends and family told authorities she never returned home July 14. DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris now reports a body found in Weiss Lake in Leesburg late Friday has been identified as Ortiz.
Valley Head Volunteer Fire Department gets replacement truck after old one destroyed in storms
Valley Head officials received a new KMC 5-ton pumper/tanker truck from the Alabama Forestry Commission Friday to replace the one destroyed by flooding during the storms on April 29. Fire Chief Will Blackburn said in a media statement the DeKalb County department lost several pieces of equipment in those storms, including the tanker trucks.
Food Network to air DeKalb County episode of 'Restaurant: Impossible' starting May 28
It's been nearly two months since celebrity chef Robert Irvine and his army of Food Network helpers invaded Big Jim's Bama Q in Hammondville with a $10,000 makeover and complete restaurant turnaround.
'Restaurant Impossible' filming in Hammondville
Thursday and Friday, the Food Network program's crew will join the celebrity chef at Big Jim's Bama-Q in Hammondville, just outside Mentone.
DeKalb County barbecue joint to get $10K makeover from Food...
A Southern barbecue joint in DeKalb County will get a little TLC from celebrity chef Robert Irvine and his staff on the hit Food Network show "Restaurant: Impossible" next month.