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A Limestone County sheriff’s deputy found a mobile meth lab during a traffic stop, leading to the arrest of three men on drug charges, an official said.
From the Athens News Courier
$15,000 reward offered in Alabama cold case 9 hours ago
LUVERNE, Ala. (AP) — A $15,000 reward is being offered for information that would solve a cold case killing in south Alabama.
State to help east Alabama with tourism 9 hours ago
ANNISTON, Ala. (AP) — The state is offering a hand to eight east Alabama counties trying to increase tourism.
Bedbugs found in Limestone motel room 9 hours ago
A Limestone County motel has been cited for having bedbugs in one of its rooms.
Groundbreaking signals a “community investment” Today at 2:00AM
Delegates from Calhoun Community College, Alabama Industry Development & Training and Alabama state government will break ground Friday on the third and final phase of construction at the …
NAACP hosting Awareness Day Yesterday at 7:40PM
Limestone County NAACP will host “Athens/Limestone County Community Awareness Day” from noon until 5 p.m. Saturday at Lincoln-Bridgeforth Park in Athens.
Limestone judge tells murderer he did himself no favor by deceiving Yesterday at 4:23PM
Limestone County Circuit Judge Robert Baker told convicted murderer Kenny Dewayne Adams Thursday he did himself no favor when he lied to law enforcement officials after the fatal stabbing of his …
Browns Ferry Unit 1 completes refueling, returns to service Yesterday at 3:45PM
The Unit 1 reactor at the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant returned to service at 8:16 p.m. Wednesday, following the successful completion of a planned refueling and …
Jury finds Alabama lawmaker not guilty of perjury Yesterday at 3:14PM
OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — A jury found Republican Rep. Barry Moore not guilty of charges of perjury and giving false information on Thursday in the first trial to come out of an investigation that …
State bill would keep daylight savings time year-round Yesterday at 3:13PM
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — If state Sen. Rusty Glover has his way, Sunday will be the last time Alabama residents turn back the clock one hour to standard time.
Alabama monitors 3 from Ebola areas Yesterday at 3:12PM
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's health officer says his staff has monitored three people who traveled to Alabama from west African countries with Ebola outbreaks, and there have been no problems.
From The Decatur Daily
Athens student’s condition improves Yesterday at 10:40PM
Athens High football player Tarik Malone remained hospitalized Wednesday, but his condition had improved from critical to fair, according to a Huntsville Hospital spokeswoman.
Adams sentenced to 30 years in murder case Yesterday at 4:21PM
ATHENS — Kenny Dewayne Adams, convicted of intentional murder on Aug. 27, was sentenced to 30 years in prison today by Limestone County Circuit Court Judge James Woodroof.
Browns Ferry Unit 1 reactor back in service Yesterday at 3:29PM
ATHENS — Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant’s Unit 1 reactor returned to service Wednesday night after a planned refueling and maintenance outage ended.
Football player wounded in stabbing in fair condition Yesterday at 2:34PM
Athens High football player Tarik Malone is in fair condition today, according to a Huntsville Hospital spokeswoman.
Athens schools to hold Veterans Day programs Yesterday at 10:47AM
ATHENS — Athens City Schools will celebrate Veterans Day with the following programs:
Athens to begin leaf pickup Monday Yesterday at 10:22AM
ATHENS — The city of Athens will begin its fall leaf pickup Monday.
Limestone NAACP to hold community awareness day Yesterday at 10:19AM
ATHENS — The Limestone County NAACP will hold a community awareness day Saturday at Lincoln-Bridgeforth Park.
Stabbing victim still critical 10/29/2014
ATHENS — An Athens High football player left in critical condition after a stabbing at the school Tuesday is expected to recover, but might not be able to return to athletics soon, coaches and …
An Athens High School football player is listed in critical condition today after police said he was stabbed by a teammate.
ATHENS — This morning, the Limestone County Commission approved seeking $5 million in bonds and awarded construction contracts for the renovation phase of the county courthouse renovation.
From Huntsville Times
Former Limestone County commissioner indicted in false weight load scheme at farmers cooperative 36 minutes ago
A federal grand jury indicted Tommy Mirrel Raby Jr., 52, with one count of falsely reporting harvest weight loads as part of a scheme with four cooperative employees between November 2009 and March …
Superintendent addresses stabbing at Athens High School that left student in critical condition 10/29/2014
Police say Rashaun Tyree Anderson, 16, and Tarik Jacques Malone, 18, got into a fight in a locker room within a field house outside the main campus building. Police said Anderson pulled a knife and …
Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson said two football players got into a fight, possibly about a stolen item, in a locker room inside the field house outside the school's main building. He said the …
Statue of survivor, Charley the Irish setter, reminder of family's resilience after April 28 tornado 10/28/2014
Jo Holt asked the sculptor to carve a likeness of her beloved Irish setter, Charley, into the portion of the tree that remained.
The town of Elkmont has received a $200,000 grant from the state to assist a poultry science company with an $8 million renovation of two hatchery sites in rural Limestone County.
Alabama Senate District 1 candidates Democrat Mike Curtis and Republican Tim Melson answered AL.com's questions about their race in the Nov. 4 general election.
The Alabama Department of Public Health will conduct a Drive-Through Flu Clinic from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 at the Athens Sportsplex at 1403 U.S. Highway 31.
Scenes from Elkmont: Surprising location of Alabama's 'goat cheese capital;' outdoor outfitter and bike rentals now open 10/27/2014
For a town with a tiny two-block "business district" and fewer than 500 residents, Elkmont, Ala., is booming.
Athens State president has 'full support' of trustees in face of faculty disapproval: guest opinion 10/27/2014
President Glenn has the full support of the Board of Trustees. He has been completely forthcoming with the Board and has consistently kept the Board informed on all matters of concern.
Former Athens City Councilwoman Mignon Bowers remains in ICU after wreck; husband improving 10/27/2014
Former Athens city councilwoman Mignon Bowers remains in critical condition in a Florida hospital following an Oct. 15 wreck but her husband, who was also injured, may be released this week, …