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Steven Davis rolled into Applebee’s Restaurant in Athens Tuesday night for a bite to eat before heading home. He was surprised to learn the man drawing beer behind the bar was Athens Mayor Ronnie Marks.
From the Athens News Courier
Fútbol pay it forward: Tanner girls’ gift morphs into $4,500 donation from MA Yesterday at 5:34PM
When the 18 members of the Tanner High School girls soccer team heard about the death of senior classmate Alexis Hamilton, they decided to donate their uniform money to the family of the beloved …
The exuberant Athens High School seniors in DayLee Green’s Advanced Placement English class each created a children’s version of the epic Old English poem “Beowulf,” writing …
Let the games begin 4/9/2014
West Limestone High School emerged as county champions after winning the tiebreaker for total points in the nine-team field. The Johnson Rebels placed second and the Piney Chapel Panthers claimed …
Opening day ... let the games begin! 4/6/2014
From The Decatur Daily
Service: Warmer temps to remain 12 hours ago
With her heavy coat zipped high and the hood pulled up to block the chilly wind, Patsy McCurry cringed Tuesday afternoon at the idea of more frigid weather.
Police reports Yesterday at 8:13PM
Tax season ends with a flourish Yesterday at 8:00PM
The Decatur post office was a hive of activity Tuesday as last-day filers tried to get that all-important April 15 postmark on their tax returns.
Police briefs Yesterday at 7:06PM
MOULTON — A father and son were arrested last week after a traffic stop in east Lawrence County, officials said.
News briefs Yesterday at 7:05PM
CADDO — East Lawrence High student Brett Vance was elected state Beta Club president at the organization's convention last week.
Athens woman top-3 finisher in make-over contest Yesterday at 4:14PM
Brittany Powell shared her frustration and struggles with the world. There, on a website for thousands to see, Powell told of a one-year, 45-pound weight loss journey in hopes someone somewhere would
Suspect in AC unit theft arrested Yesterday at 4:02PM
ATHENS — Investigators arrested a suspect Monday in the theft of a barber shop’s central air conditioning unit, Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson said.
Calhoun moves Arbor Day celebration inside Yesterday at 12:07PM
Calhoun Community College is moving Wednesday’s Arbor Day celebration inside to Carlton Kelley Gymnasium because of the predicted cold weather.
Pollen, cold returning 4/14/2014
The rainfall Monday might have eased some sniffles, but not for long."With the rain we've had and will continue to get, there's less pollen flying around in the air," Morgan County forester …
Last day to file taxes 4/14/2014
If you plan to file you income tax form by mail today, make it to the post office by 5 p.m. to ensure the April 15 postmark.
From Huntsville Times
The affected area will be between Hall Road and Glover Road. Crews will be replacing system wiring during this time.
Athens man arrested after police say he stole barber's AC unit and sold it to customer Yesterday at 4:31PM
An Athens man was arrested Monday after a customer overheard his barber discussing a stolen air conditioning unit and realized a used one he'd bought earlier in the day was the stolen one, Chief …
Fire truck responding to wreck on I-65 struck in Limestone County; motorists asked to use caution 4/14/2014
An Athens Fire Department engine responding to a wreck was struck by a motorist just before 8 a.m. today on Interstate 65 northbound near Huntsville-Browns Ferry Road, according to a city …
Motorists stuck in rush hour traffic crossing the Tennessee River to or from Morgan County realize the need for additional lanes but are they willing to pay a toll?
Limestone County Schools will open two hours late. Arab City Schools will open one hour late. The delays are because of potentially bad weather. North Alabama is under a tornado watch until 10 a.m.
WHNT reports the cars collided on Edgewood Road at about 1 a.m. Two women were airlifted to Huntsville Hospital with serious injuries. Two other people had minor injuries and went to an Athens …
A worker in the Burger King drive-through on U.S. Highway 72 East kept a customer's credit card and later used it to buy items for herself, Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson said.
Edward Fudge, formerly of Athens, Ala., and author of 'The Fire that Consumes: A Biblical and Historical Study of the Doctrine of Final Punishment,' will be honored by a conference on his legacy …
Fire crews responded to a house on Elkton Road just south of Thach Road just after midnight Thursday. They contained the fire to the master bedroom, although the rest of the house had smoke damage. …
Limestone County Schools Superintendent Tom Sisk told WHNT the decision follows an ongoing investigation but could not go into details. He said a forensic auditor is conducting it, and this does not …