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Americans were struck with bicentennial fever in 1976 as the country celebrated its 200th birthday.
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Limestone nabs burglary suspect Yesterday at 12:00AM
ATHENS — The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 46-year-old man with in connection with multiple vehicle burglaries between Dec. 20 and Jan. 5.
Resistance anticipated for subdivision rules Yesterday at 12:00AM
ATHENS — Proposed subdivision regulations that garnered criticism from several surveyors and auctioneers last month are again slated to go before the Limestone County Commission, though some …
Athens State president gets $9,000 bonus 1/21/2017
ATHENS — Overlooking a net decline in enrollment last year, the Athens State University Board of Trustees on Friday approved a $9,000 bonus for university President Robert Glenn.
Hope, fear and indifference 1/21/2017
Local residents greeted the start of Donald Trump's presidency Friday with emotions ranging from hope to fear to indifference.
Jan. 21 police reports 1/21/2017
A Tanner woman was arrested Friday and charged with first-degree theft of property after being accused of stealing from a business where she was a manager, police said.
Samford University Cumberland School of Law announced the fall 2016 Dean's List.
December unemployment rates locally and statewide were up from November but were down or flat compared to the previous year.
Alabamians to join Women’s March 1/20/2017
MONTGOMERY — Jennifer Borba-Lindsey has never been to the nation’s capital but was traveling there alone from her home in Huntsville to join thousands of others for the Women’s March on …
After a speech Thursday at Calhoun Community College, civil rights activist Frederick Douglas Reese said he wouldn’t take the same stance against President-elect Donald Trump that his friend, …
From Huntsville Times
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 …