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Americans were struck with bicentennial fever in 1976 as the country celebrated its 200th birthday.
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Elkmont man arrested in connection to storage unit burglary Yesterday at 5:26PM
An Elkmont man has been arrested in connection with a burglary at Edgewood Mini Storage, according to the Limestone County Sheriff's Office.
Community yard sale benefits band Yesterday at 11:13AM
The East Limestone community yard sale is Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon at the East Limestone Old Gym.
Pilgrim's asking $1M for old processing plant Yesterday at 12:10AM
ATHENS — If Athens is to purchase and demolish a dilapidated former chicken-processing plant in the heart of the city, it could cost taxpayers more than city officials hoped.
Controversial pet crematorium coming to Athens Yesterday at 12:00AM
ATHENS — The owner of an incoming pet crematorium said this week he’ll spend more than $250,000 refurbishing the vacant building where he plans to locate the business.
March 23 police report Yesterday at 12:00AM
ATHENS — An Elkmont man is in jail after being arrested Wednesday morning and charged with breaking and entering a vehicle, authorities said.
Arrest made in pawn shop burglary 3/22/2017
ATHENS — An Athens man is facing a burglary charge related to the break-in of a local pawn shop Sunday morning, according to police.
A 36-inch pipeline buried more than 70 feet below the bottom of the Tennessee River will provide water to accommodate booming economic development in Limestone County, officials said Tuesday.
March 22 police reports 3/22/2017
2 Athens men face deportation 3/21/2017
ATHENS — Two Athens men face deportation to Mexico after being arrested on misdemeanor charges, according to the Limestone County Sheriff's Office.
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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 …