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Americans were struck with bicentennial fever in 1976 as the country celebrated its 200th birthday.
From the Athens News Courier
From The Decatur Daily
ATHENS — Four out of five city councilmen say they would support a resolution asking the Alabama Legislature for a voter referendum on Sunday alcohol sales, and a fifth says he’s leaning in that …
Sept. 27 police reports 2 hours ago
Gov. Robert Bentley is scheduled to attend an economic development announcement Tuesday morning at HDT Expeditionary Systems in Tanner.
Deadlines for municipal runoff absentee ballots approaching Yesterday at 12:55PM
Thursday is the last day for voters to apply for an absentee ballot for the Oct. 4 runoff elections.
Athens will consider passing along TVA rate increase tonight Yesterday at 12:43PM
ATHENS — The City Council will consider tonight passing along a TVA rate increase to Athens Utilities customers.
Limestone promoting disaster awareness Yesterday at 11:48AM
ATHENS — Two local agencies want to help the public be better prepared when disaster strikes.
Miniature golf tournament to benefit youths Yesterday at 9:15AM
A miniature golf tournament to help raise awareness of non-verbal youths is set for Saturday at Funland Park in Decatur.
Superintendents of 18 north Alabama school districts are preparing to push back against state-mandated letter grades they will receive in December because they say the grades will not accurately …
Sept. 25 police reports 9/25/2016
Young sisters open boutique 9/25/2016
EAST LIMESTONE — Sisters Ambria Ridgeway and Adrienne Wright are young for business owners.
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 …