The Times-Journal is a daily newspaper published in Fort Payne, Alabama and serving the DeKalb County, Alabama region. The Times-Journal is a Southern Newspapers publication. The Times-Journal resulted from the merger in 1959 of the Fort Payne Journal, first published in 1878, and the Times-New Era. The latter newspaper was the product of the 1951 merger of The DeKalb Times and The Collinsville New Era.[2][3]

Of the 25 daily newspapers published in Alabama, the Times-Journal has the nineteenth highest daily circulation.[4]

The Times-Journal has won numerous awards from state newspaper associations, such as the Alabama Press Association and the Associated Press Managing Editors.

Weekly Post

The Weekly Post was a weekly newspaper published in Rainsville, Alabama, by Southern Newspapers and serving the DeKalb County, Alabama region. It was founded in 1986 by Carey and Teri Baker. In 2010 the Times-Journal absorbed the smaller sister-paper, the Weekly Post.[5]