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Americans were struck with bicentennial fever in 1976 as the country celebrated its 200th birthday.
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Convicted child molester gets 15 years in prison 4 hours ago
ATHENS — A Limestone County judge sentenced 60-year-old Michael Stephen Campbell to 15 years in state prison Wednesday for a sex crime involving a 7-year-old child.
A Huntsville civilian who died trying to save a Trinity man who drowned last year is one of 23 people honored with Carnegie medals for heroism announced today.
ATHENS — The Limestone County Commission discussed Wednesday — and will consider next week — taking over maintenance responsibilities for what District 3 Commissioner Jason Black described as …
ATHENS — Three juveniles are accused of damaging the Pincham-Lincoln Center by breaking 23 windows and spraying fire extinguishers inside the building, authorities said.
Convicted child molester gets 15 years in prison Yesterday at 3:15PM
ATHENS — A Limestone County judge sentenced 60-year-old Michael Stephen Campbell to 15 years in state prison Monday morning for a sex crime involving a 7-year-old child.
Athens follows county and state on Carpenter's sluggish hiring Yesterday at 12:00AM
ATHENS — In what Mayor Ronnie Marks described as a show of support, the City Council has approved an agreement reflecting sluggish hiring at Carpenter Technologies.
TVA electric rate hike predicted Yesterday at 12:00AM
Local utility providers are bracing for another rate increase from the Tennessee Valley Authority, a move likely to increase electric bills for residential and commercial customers across the region.
June 28 police reports 6/28/2016
ATHENS — A proposed budget for the city’s electric department reflects continued residential growth and an anticipated rate increase from the Tennessee Valley Authority.
ATHENS — Mayor Ronnie Marks said today he will recommend the City Council skip a mid-year budget revision for the water services department because it is unnecessary.
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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 …
Joshua Marc Hendon, 31, of Minor Hill was arrested Friday following a search of his home.
Dusty Stewart, 35, of Athens was arrested Sunday and charged with third-degree theft, according to the Limestone County Sheriff's Office.
William Cody Clark, 22, was booked Tuesday on two counts of third-degree burglary, according to the Limestone County Sheriff's Office.
The man is seen getting out of his vehicle and, off camera, he attaches the 25-foot Freedom Spirit camper. He is then seen driving away with it.