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A Limestone County sheriff’s deputy found a mobile meth lab during a traffic stop, leading to the arrest of three men on drug charges, an official said.
From the Athens News Courier
Athens woman charged with assaulting deputy, DUI, endangering child Yesterday at 7:00PM
An Athens woman accused of kicking a Limestone County sheriff’s deputy who was responding to a domestic violence call has been charged with assault, driving under the influence, endangering the …
Charge against stabbing suspect could be upgraded Yesterday at 6:24PM
A Limestone County grand jury may upgrade the assault charge against Rashaun Anderson, the 16-year-old accused of stabbing a fellow Athens High School football player at the school’s field house …
Superintendent: Stabbing “very rare” incident Yesterday at 4:59PM
Twenty-four hours after an Athens High School football player was stabbed, Athens City Schools Superintendent Trey Holladay said his system is safe and all necessary measures were taken to inform …
Lawmaker in perjury trial says he was truthful Yesterday at 1:06PM
OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — A lawmaker facing perjury charges testified Wednesday that he was truthful when he appeared before a grand jury investigating public corruption and suggested he was being set …
Commission approves $5 million loan Yesterday at 10:44AM
A $5 million loan for the third phase of renovations at the Limestone County Courthouse was unanimously approved during a Wednesday work session of the Limestone County Commission.
Toys for Tots to accept applications Yesterday at 8:52AM
Christmas is fast approaching and families who plan to seek assistance from Toys for Tots can sign up next week.
Commissioners Daly, Latimer reflect on time in office Yesterday at 8:00AM
When the Limestone County Commission holds its second meeting next month on Nov. 17, three new faces will greet its constituency.
REPORT: Stabbed AHS football player loses kidney, part of colon following attack Yesterday at 7:32AM
An Athens High School football player stabbed Tuesday afternoon remains in Huntsville Hospital this morning, though media outlets report his injuries are not life-threatening.
Georgia man pleads to ID theft in Alabama Yesterday at 7:17AM
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A Georgia man has pleaded guilty in Alabama to conspiracy to file false tax returns and aggravated identity theft.
Alabama man sentenced to life in armed robbery Yesterday at 7:16AM
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Prosecutors in suburban Atlanta say an Alabama man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole in an armed robbery.
From The Decatur Daily
Stabbed football player in critical condition Yesterday at 2:31PM
An Athens High School football player is listed in critical condition today after police said he was stabbed by a teammate.
Contracts awarded for Limestone courthouse renovation Yesterday at 12:09PM
ATHENS — This morning, the Limestone County Commission approved seeking $5 million in bonds and awarded construction contracts for the renovation phase of the county courthouse renovation.
Player stabbed, another charged 10/28/2014
ATHENS — Students wrestled a knife away from a football player after he stabbed a teammate at Athens High on Tuesday afternoon, police said.
Police reports 10/28/2014
Athens' costs for storm cleanup $25,000 10/28/2014
ATHENS — The Athens Public Works Department collected roughly $25,000 in vegetation debris following the Oct. 13 storm.
Police briefs 10/28/2014
ATHENS — A Limestone County deputy's traffic stop turned into a marijuana arrest Monday on U.S. 72.
ATHENS — Other students wrestled a knife away from a football player who stabbed a teammate at Athens High School this afternoon, Athens police said.
ATHENS — The Athens Public Works Department collected roughly $25,000 in vegetation debris following the damaging Oct. 13 storm.
Meeting notes: Athens City Council 10/27/2014
The Athens City Council on Monday
ATHENS — The Athens City Council plans to make a push in fiscal 2015 to rid the city of homes in disrepair or with overgrown weeds and trashy lots.
From Huntsville Times
Superintendent addresses stabbing at Athens High School that left student in critical condition Yesterday at 6:31PM
Police say Rashaun Tyree Anderson, 16, and Tarik Jacques Malone, 18, got into a fight in a locker room within a field house outside the main campus building. Police said Anderson pulled a knife and …
Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson said two football players got into a fight, possibly about a stolen item, in a locker room inside the field house outside the school's main building. He said the …
Statue of survivor, Charley the Irish setter, reminder of family's resilience after April 28 tornado 10/28/2014
Jo Holt asked the sculptor to carve a likeness of her beloved Irish setter, Charley, into the portion of the tree that remained.
The town of Elkmont has received a $200,000 grant from the state to assist a poultry science company with an $8 million renovation of two hatchery sites in rural Limestone County.
Alabama Senate District 1 candidates Democrat Mike Curtis and Republican Tim Melson answered AL.com's questions about their race in the Nov. 4 general election.
The Alabama Department of Public Health will conduct a Drive-Through Flu Clinic from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 at the Athens Sportsplex at 1403 U.S. Highway 31.
Scenes from Elkmont: Surprising location of Alabama's 'goat cheese capital;' outdoor outfitter and bike rentals now open 10/27/2014
For a town with a tiny two-block "business district" and fewer than 500 residents, Elkmont, Ala., is booming.
Athens State president has 'full support' of trustees in face of faculty disapproval: guest opinion 10/27/2014
President Glenn has the full support of the Board of Trustees. He has been completely forthcoming with the Board and has consistently kept the Board informed on all matters of concern.
Former Athens City Councilwoman Mignon Bowers remains in ICU after wreck; husband improving 10/27/2014
Former Athens city councilwoman Mignon Bowers remains in critical condition in a Florida hospital following an Oct. 15 wreck but her husband, who was also injured, may be released this week, …
U.S. Marshals, Athens police say convicted sex offender was working too close to a school 10/23/2014
Tony Allred, 54, of Decatur was arrested on a warrant for adult sex offender-employment restriction violation. Police said the U.S. Marshals Service contacted them Monday after they learned Allred …