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A child abuse case opened last October resulted Wednesday in a grand jury indictment and arrest of an Athens woman on two counts of torture/willful abuse of a child.
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May 28 police reports Today at 12:00AM
Athens man charged in pistol theft Today at 12:00AM
ATHENS — A pistol that was reported stolen from a vehicle on Chopper Way has been recovered and a Limestone County man arrested, authorities said.
Limestone BOE eliminates 30 teachers Yesterday at 10:33AM
ATHENS — The Limestone County Board of Education terminated 30 certified teachers this week because of declining enrollment and lost local revenue, Superintendent Tom Sisk said.
May 27 Best Bets/Weekend Yesterday at 12:15AM
Stay safe on the water this Memorial Day weekend Yesterday at 12:10AM
As hundreds of water lovers are getting ready to boat, swim and enjoy the Memorial Day weekend, local emergency personnel are reminding the public about the importance of safety.
Police chase reaches 100-plus mph in Athens Yesterday at 12:00AM
ATHENS — A man who led police on a high-speed chase Wednesday night was jailed on a DUI charge and warrants, and issued nine traffic citations, authorities said.
Athens school board approves bonus, transfers Yesterday at 12:00AM
ATHENS — The city school board unanimously approved a one-time bonus of $15,546 for Superintendent Trey Holladay on Thursday after giving the school system’s top official high marks on …
Traveling? Safeguard your home from theft Yesterday at 12:00AM
If you’re heading out of town for the holiday weekend or planning a summer vacation, it’s important you safeguard your home from theft, local law enforcement said.
ATHENS — A former Athens Auto Tire & Wrecker Service employee is accused of stealing checks from the business and writing four totaling $1,400 to himself, authorities said.
ATHENS — The victim of a Wednesday afternoon rollover crash on Alabama 251 has been identified as a Lewisburg, Tennessee, man, state troopers said.
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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.
William Morris Vickers 74, is charged with the sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12. No additional details of the alleged crime were released by officials.
Andres Morales, 25, is charged with first-degree rape and first-degree sexual abuse.
Michael Steven Campbell, 60, of Elkmont was found guilty Wednesday afternoon.
Gary Ronald Graham, 40, was arrested Monday on a second-degree assault charge. The charge stems from a Sept. 30 assault against his brother.
Steve Glenn Hampton, 36, is being held in the Limestone County Jail in lieu of $15,000 bond.
Summer Lorraine Jones, 20, is charged with third-degree burglary, according to the Limestone County Sheriff's Office.
Mother posts heartbroken message after thieves take cancer-stricken daughter's cash for St. Jude 4/28/2016
Christy Paysinger's young daughter, Molly, is herself a St. Jude's patient. Molly was diagnosed with leukemia in July 2014, at the age of 2.
3 arrested in Limestone County meth bust 4/26/2016
Sheriff's narcotics investigators and deputies executed a search warrant at a residence in the 20000 block of Bonnie Blue Way in Athens.