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Construction of the Bass Pro-anchored Sweetwater development must begin in late spring if it is to meet Decatur Mayor Don Kyle's goal of a September 2016 opening.
Tuesday busy day for meetings 10 hours ago
MOULTON — The Lawrence County Board of Education will have a board meeting on Tuesday at 8 a.m. The purpose of the meeting is to amend the driver’s salary for an additional auxiliary bus route.
WW II ship that visited Decatur safely home 10 hours ago
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Numerous boaters took to the Ohio River to escort a World War II-era troop ship back to its Indiana dock after a three-week cruise for stops in Alabama and Tennessee.
Robin Gillespie, gifted program instructor, has received $500 to help support a book club for gifted students at Oak Park Middle School.
To allow more community and alumni participation, Lawrence County High has moved its homecoming parade from Friday to Thursday at 6 p.m., school officials said.
Limestone County grand jury indictments Yesterday at 11:11PM
ATHENS — A Limestone County grand jury indicted an Athens man accused of sex abuse of a child under 12.
Police: Cocaine likely led to death of man Yesterday at 11:09PM
A cocaine overdose appears to have led to a man’s bizarre behavior last week and his death early Sunday morning, Decatur police said.
Decatur team wins Riverfest BBQ title Yesterday at 11:06PM
Decatur team Jiggy Piggy — better known as Bob Fite and Steve Blake — reclaimed the title of Riverfest grand champion Saturday. The win marks Jiggy Piggy’s fourth overall championship in …
Morgan clean-up starts today Yesterday at 11:05PM
The Morgan County Commission and Morgan County Adopt-A-Mile host their annual fall clean-up today through Saturday.
State of volunteers Yesterday at 11:00PM
Wet Nose Volunteer Terry Tubbs spent Friday afternoon in the cat cuddling room at Decatur Animal Services, playing with Moe, Ziggy and Sherry, a trio of kittens.
Class created to connect Yesterday at 10:57PM
Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter Adam Lanza kills 20 grade-school kids and six staff members.
Hartselle to vote on alcohol sales in November 2 hours ago
HARTSELLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Here we go again! The general election is coming up in November. In Hartselle that usually means another wet-dry referendum. Wet-dry referendums are almost a …
DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Decatur Police say a man whose actions Friday afternoon led to numerous calls to 911 died from an apparent drug overdose. Police say Friday afternoon around 2 p. m., …
DECATUR, Ala. – Police report a toddler drowned in the baptistery of a Decatur church Friday night. At 7:44 p.m. Friday night, Decatur Police and Decatur Fire and Rescue received a call of a …
DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Thursday, more than 4.2 million people registered to vote in Scotland’s historic election. They voted on an item that would allow them to declare independence …
Fire at Decatur apartment complex 9/18/2014
DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) — Emergency crews responded to a fire at an apartment complex in Decatur this morning. The call went out just after 5:00 a.m. It happened at Dover Glenn Apartments, located …
TRINITY, Ala. (WHNT) – This weekend we brought you a heartbreaking story from Morgan County. A Trinity man shot and wounded his wife Sunday before taking his own life. This tragedy unfolded …
TRINITY, Ala. (WHNT)– After an attempted murder and suicide last weekend, a family is torn apart. Trinity police say Adrian Wray shot himself after wounding his wife, and their 5-year-old son …
UPDATE: Decatur City Council upholds former Animal Services executive director’s termination 9/15/2014
DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – The Decatur City Council voted 4-1 to uphold the termination of former Animal Services Executive Director Carol Wicks Monday evening. Former Decatur Animal Services …
Decatur police officer wrecks patrol car 9/15/2014
DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) — A Decatur police officer is recovering this morning after wrecking his car overnight. It happened at about 12:15 Monday morning. Officials say the officer was on …
DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – A Decatur man wound up behind bars after an argument with a roommate turned violent. Decatur Police arrested 21-year-old Steven Lee Norton early Sunday morning and …