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The city of Decatur today settled the portion of a lawsuit that since February has prevented it from borrowing money and that threatened to derail the Bass Pro-anchored Sweetwater development.
MOULTON– Lawrence County Superintendent Heath Grimes has been selected to attend an academy to observe successful educational practices.
Honor society to induct Decatur High graduates 10 hours ago
Two former Decatur High students, who are twins, will be inducted into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars next month.
Griffith: Voters ready for state lottery Yesterday at 11:19PM
MONTGOMERY — Democrat Parker Griffith said Alabama can’t afford four more years of Gov. Robert Bentley, attacking Bentley’s record on job creation, Medicaid and establishment of a state …
Hartselle OKs $29.1M school budget Yesterday at 11:17PM
HARTSELLE — The Hartselle school board approved a $29.1 million budget with a more than $340,000 projected deficit earlier this week.
City attorney: Mayor’s car allowance is no violation Yesterday at 11:15PM
Decatur City Councilman Billy Jackson earlier this week questioned Mayor Don Kyle’s $5,700 annual vehicle allowance, saying it was one of the reasons he opposed the 2015 budget.
DA drops charges after teen recants: Harvest woman, 50, was accused of having sex with 14-year-old Yesterday at 11:12PM
ATHENS — Charges have been dropped against a Limestone County woman accused of having sex with and bribing a 14-year-old boy.
Area Briefs Yesterday at 11:09PM
Post 15 to honor Boys Nation rep.
Police Briefs Yesterday at 11:06PM
Neighbor aids in arrest of suspect
Provost resigns at Athens State Yesterday at 10:46PM
ATHENS — No explanation was provided for Wednesday’s resignation of Athens State University Provost Ronald Cromwell, but the announcement came after several weeks of controversy at the …
Child discipline has limits Yesterday at 10:43PM
Growing up in the country outside Courtland, Bruce Jones got the whack of a belt or a swat from a switch from his mom or a neighbor if he got out of line.
Fire at Decatur apartment complex 12 hours ago
DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) — Emergency crews responded to a fire at an apartment complex in Decatur this morning. The call went out just after 5:00 a.m. It happened at Dover Glenn Apartments, located …
TRINITY, Ala. (WHNT) – This weekend we brought you a heartbreaking story from Morgan County. A Trinity man shot and wounded his wife Sunday before taking his own life. This tragedy unfolded …
TRINITY, Ala. (WHNT)– After an attempted murder and suicide last weekend, a family is torn apart. Trinity police say Adrian Wray shot himself after wounding his wife, and their 5-year-old son …
UPDATE: Decatur City Council upholds former Animal Services executive director’s termination 9/15/2014
DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – The Decatur City Council voted 4-1 to uphold the termination of former Animal Services Executive Director Carol Wicks Monday evening. Former Decatur Animal Services …
Decatur police officer wrecks patrol car 9/15/2014
DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) — A Decatur police officer is recovering this morning after wrecking his car overnight. It happened at about 12:15 Monday morning. Officials say the officer was on …
DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – A Decatur man wound up behind bars after an argument with a roommate turned violent. Decatur Police arrested 21-year-old Steven Lee Norton early Sunday morning and …
TRINITY, Ala. (WHNT) – A man is dead and his wife is in the hospital after an attempted murder, suicide in Trinity. One of their children witnessed the shooting, and the other called 911. …
Termination letter outlines allegations against former Decatur Animal Shelter Director Carol Wicks 9/11/2014
DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Decatur Mayor Don Kyle says he will wait until Monday morning before making any comment regarding the firing of the city’s animal shelter director. Carol Wicks has …
Capital murder suspect Orlandos Deloney accepts plea deal, tells court, “I’m truly sorry.” 9/11/2014
DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Capital murder suspect Orlandos Deloney accepted a plea bargaining deal from prosecutors Thursday afternoon and pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of manslaughter in …
DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Carol Wicks, the embattled director of the Decatur Animal Shelter, was fired Wednesday afternoon by Mayor Don Kyle. Wicks’ attorney, John Mays, confirmed a letter …