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Americans were struck with bicentennial fever in 1976 as the country celebrated its 200th birthday.
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From The Decatur Daily
Carbon monoxide backup reported at Elkmont High 8 hours ago
ELKMONT — Limestone County maintenance and child nutrition staff are working to fix a malfunctioning oven that created a carbon monoxide backup at Elkmont High School this morning.
An Ardmore woman was arrested Wednesday on charges of third-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument after she allegedly tried to cash a forged check at a Decatur bank in July.
Longtime teacher from segregated schools dies at 101 Today at 12:05AM
ATHENS — One of the last surviving teachers from Limestone County’s segregated, all-black school system died Wednesday at the age of 101.
Oct. 28 police reports Today at 12:00AM
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Athens man, 63, dies while in custody at Limestone County Jail Yesterday at 6:55PM
ATHENS — A 63-year-old Athens man died in Limestone County Jail after being arrested today by sheriff's investigators, authorities said.
Flu season could be worse this year Yesterday at 12:15AM
Health officials are predicting this year's flu season could be more severe than last year's relatively mild season.
World War II display hopes to bridge generational gap Yesterday at 12:10AM
Jamie Mitchell has a clear vision for her work with the Collings Foundation's Wings of Freedom Tour.
Oct. 27 police reports Yesterday at 12:00AM
Bid for LimeCo alcohol sales falls behind Yesterday at 12:00AM
A Limestone County man may be out of options for at least two years in his quest to legalize alcohol sales in unincorporated portions of the county.
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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 …