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Americans were struck with bicentennial fever in 1976 as the country celebrated its 200th birthday.
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July 30 police reports Today at 12:00AM
2nd suspect charged in Athens burglary Yesterday at 2:46PM
ATHENS — A second suspect was arrested Thursday in connection with a burglary in which money, guns and a safe were taken from a Theresa Lane home, authorities said.
Have you seen these missing Decatur teens? Yesterday at 2:00PM
Decatur police are asking the public to help with finding two teen girls who have been missing for a week and might be in danger.
Limestone Community Leadership Day set for Saturday Yesterday at 11:30AM
ATHENS — A free event Saturday will provide a chance for local residents to strengthen their sense of community, according to Wil Woodruff, chairman of the Limestone County NAACP.
July 29 police reports Yesterday at 12:00AM
ATHENS — Money, guns and a safe were taken from a Theresa Lane home that was broken into through a window, authorities said.
Pot, pills and pipes seized in Ardmore 7/28/2016
ARDMORE — Police seized pills, marijuana and two pipes when they arrested a woman on drug charges Wednesday, authorities said.
Athens man charged in vehicle theft 7/28/2016
ATHENS — A vehicle reported stolen from a local auto shop was found at a nearby abandoned business on Wednesday, authorities said.
The countdown for the start of school is on, and parents are feeling the pinch as they lay out money for supplies.
July 28 police reports 7/28/2016
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North Alabama law enforcement warning residents of counterfeit gold, silver being sold Yesterday at 1:12PM
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 …
Joshua Marc Hendon, 31, of Minor Hill was arrested Friday following a search of his home.