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A Limestone County man who shot and killed his nephew will get a new trial.
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Physician aspiration: Tanner grad 1st in family to attend college, accepted into Duke pre-med program 7/3/2014
Recent Tanner High School graduate Josh Lovett, 18, is among approximately 2,000 freshmen accepted this fall into Duke University, from an estimated 32,000 applications. He plans to study …
From The Decatur Daily
3 statewide decisions on Tuesday’s ballots 8 hours ago
Some local voters will vote in the state Senate District 1 Republican runoff, while there will be three statewide decisions on Tuesday's ballot.
5 runoffs to finalize ballots in 3 counties 8 hours ago
Morgan, Limestone and Lawrence voters go to the polls again Tuesday to settle final positions on Republican and Democratic tickets for November's general election.
Charter going to all-digital cable format 9 hours ago
Charter Communications will do away with analog signals in Morgan and Lawrence counties next month and make the switch to an all-digital format.
Police reports 11 hours ago
ELKMONT — Roads, county spending and experience are issues in the Limestone County Commission District 3 Republican runoff between James Shannon and Stanley Hill.
Police reports 7/11/2014
Police briefs 7/11/2014
ATHENS — Investigators found stolen items sitting outside in plain view after a North Jefferson Street burglary when they went to interview a suspect.
ATHENS — A fleeing Harvest man’s vehicle struck a Limestone County Sheriff’s deputy late Wednesday night, causing minor injuries, authorities said.
ATHENS — Investigators found items reported stolen in a North Jefferson Street burglary “sitting outside in plain view” when they went to interview a suspect, an Athens police release said.
Officials celebrated the beginning of the second phase of the Alabama Center for the Arts this morning, but it will be at least three weeks before construction begins.
From Huntsville Times
Morgan County deputies report serving Dale Alan McClendon, 39, with an out-of-county-warrant in Athens when it was discovered he failed to register his employment with the Morgan County Sheriff's …
Athens man arrested hours after burglary when stolen items found 'outside in plain view,' police say 7/11/2014
An Athens man was arrested Thursday after he was caught with numerous items stolen from a home on N. Jefferson Street, according to Capt. Trevor Harris with Athens Police
It should come as little surprise that the website CollegeProwler.com ranked Athens State University as the "tamest" college in the state and here's why:
Court records show both Mark Lewis Scott and his girlfriend, Tina Perkins Scott, were out on bond for burglary and marijuana charges from last July when they were arrested again Tuesday. They remain …
Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson reports a call came in at approximately 10 p.m. concerning a suspicious van emitting a strange odor at the apartments. Officers found the van in the 600 building and …
Employees told police they saw the suspect, 26-year-old Michael Thomas Haney put several items into shopping bags and try to leave without paying. Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson said officers …
Sheriff Mike Blakely said it started when the woman, Tina Perkins Scott, picked up her boyfriend, Mark Lewis Scott, to go to Ardmore. Blakely said they started arguing in the truck, and it apparently …
Those tornadoes you saw in Limestone County Tuesday? They were scud clouds, or faux twisters 7/8/2014
Several callers reported seeing tornadoes this afternoon in western Limestone County but what they were seeing were actually scud clouds, according to a forecaster with the National Weather Service …
An Elkmont man is being treated at Athens-Limestone Hospital after a dispute with his girlfriend ended with her shooting him in the foot, Limestone Sheriff Mike Blakely said.
Athens mother asked in murder-suicide note to place her cremated remains with those of son, beloved cat 7/8/2014
A mother and son found dead in their Athens home last week after apparently making a murder-suicide pact wanted their cremated remains to be placed in a container along with those of their beloved …