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Americans were struck with bicentennial fever in 1976 as the country celebrated its 200th birthday.
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More Limestone property up for auction Today at 12:05AM
More Limestone County property along busy Huntsville-Brownsferry Road is set to be auctioned.
Weekly wrap: Headed to state Today at 12:00AM
Competing means winning or losing, and north Alabama schools were big winners this week in the Northwest Regional basketball tournament in Hanceville. Austin's boys and girls teams from R.A. Hubbard …
Feb. 24 police reports Today at 12:00AM
Local student named to Northwestern-St. Paul Dean's List Yesterday at 6:00PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Taylorgrace Jurhs, of Athens, was named to the Dean's List at the University of Northwestern-St. Paul for the fall semester.
Athens PD to conduct child safety seat checks Yesterday at 1:20PM
ATHENS — City police will offer free child safety seat checks Friday to help ensure motorists are correctly using the life-saving devices.
Portion of Athens' Poplar Street closed for sewer repair Yesterday at 9:43AM
ATHENS — A portion of Poplar Street will be closed until 3:30 p.m. today.
Synthetic cadaver visiting area high schools Yesterday at 12:15AM
High school science students across the Tennessee Valley are getting about as close as one can get to working with a real cadaver.
Feb. 23 police reports Yesterday at 12:00AM
MONTGOMERY — A bill to define and target drugged driving stalled in a Senate committee, in part because lawmakers questioned changing from five to 10 years the period for considering previous …
MONTGOMERY — A bill in an Alabama Senate committee today would make multiple changes to requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly called food stamps.
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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 …