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Americans were struck with bicentennial fever in 1976 as the country celebrated its 200th birthday.
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From The Decatur Daily
Police: Manager at Decatur business accused of theft Yesterday at 2:52PM
A Tanner woman was arrested Friday and charged with first-degree theft of property after being accused of stealing from a business where she was a manager, police said.
Local Samford law students make dean's list Yesterday at 10:05AM
Samford University Cumberland School of Law announced the fall 2016 Dean's List.
December unemployment rates up from November locally, statewide Yesterday at 10:02AM
December unemployment rates locally and statewide were up from November but were down or flat compared to the previous year.
Alabamians to join Women’s March Yesterday at 2:30AM
MONTGOMERY — Jennifer Borba-Lindsey has never been to the nation’s capital but was traveling there alone from her home in Huntsville to join thousands of others for the Women’s March on …
Civil rights activist says Trump welcome to attend Selma re-enactment Yesterday at 12:10AM
After a speech Thursday at Calhoun Community College, civil rights activist Frederick Douglas Reese said he wouldn’t take the same stance against President-elect Donald Trump that his friend, …
Jan. 20 police reports Yesterday at 12:00AM
Resistance anticipated for subdivision rules Yesterday at 12:00AM
ATHENS — Proposed subdivision regulations that garnered criticism from several surveyors and auctioneers last month are again slated to go before the Limestone County Commission, though some …
Wallace State Community College in Hanceville has announced students qualifying for the President’s List and Dean’s List for the 2016 fall semester. Students are listed by hometowns:
Several students get Jacksonville degrees
ELKMONT — Limestone County Schools will spend more than $1.63 million upgrading Elkmont High School’s Boss Hill Stadium and other athletic facilities.
From Huntsville Times
Jimmy Lee Clay Jr., 20, of Waynesboro, Tenn., is charged with first-degree sexual abuse in the case out of Athens.
Unsuspecting residents of North Alabama have been scammed out of thousands of dollars by people selling counterfeit gold and silver in recent months.
The suspects include an Athens man who allegedly posed as a teen online to get nude pictures of a 15-year-old girl and a Tanner man accused of abusing a 4-year-old relative.
Michael Steven Campbell was arrested in July 2013 after the then-7-year-old victim accused him of molesting her.
Tyler Lee Morris of Athens was booked Tuesday on a charge of second-degree theft by deception.
Bailee Elise White, 25, of Athens is charged with second-degree rape.
Traffic stop leads to seizure of anxiety meds laced with powerful - and sometimes deadly - painkiller 6/21/2016
Joshua Leon Molt, 25, of Elkmont is charged with drug trafficking and unlawful possession of marijuana. He was being held Tuesday morning in the Limestone County jail.
The festival celebrates the Greek origins of the city's name and all kinds of fried foods.
The man walked into the Regions Bank on U.S. 72 just after 9:30 a.m. and, wearing a ski mask and brandishing a gun, demanded cash. He fled in a tan Dodge Intrepid.
If you're game, take a day off from your diet or responsible eating habits and attend the Athens Grease Festival on June 11, 2016, in downtown Athens, Ala., where you can sample some of the …