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DECATUR, AL (WAFF) - An environmental group that declared intent to file a lawsuit over high levels of potentially dangerous chemical compounds found in the water near the Decatur area has filed a federal lawsuit.
'Out with a bang': McCollum's has last hurrah Today at 12:20AM
Donna Tucker paused with tears in her eyes as she remembered some of the Christmases she had while working at McCollum’s Catfish and Seafood, and how sometimes late owners Marie and Allen McCollum …
The short-term vacation home industry has reached north Alabama.
Las Vias Mexican Grill grows in tumultuous Decatur market Today at 12:10AM
Oscar Salcido is no stranger to the business of Mexican cuisine in the Decatur area.
Alcohol opponents say Hartselle council can't ban nightclubs Today at 12:10AM
HARTSELLE — Opponents of alcohol sales said the City Council can’t guarantee that bars and lounges will not come to Hartselle if voters approve alcohol sales.
Unique hobby draws international business for Decatur resident Today at 12:10AM
What do gunslingers and registered nurses have in common? Ask Billy Bates — otherwise known as “Graver Bill.”
Pets of the week Today at 12:00AM
Airelia is a charcoal and white female domestic shorthair blend. She is about a year old and weighs about 6.4 pounds. Airelia is gentle, sweet and beautiful. She likes to be held and rewards you with …
ADEM proposes $27,000 fine against local industrial plant Today at 12:00AM
The Alabama Department of Environmental Management has proposed a $27,000 fine against Ascend Performance Materials for violating emissions standards at the company’s plant near Decatur.
Decatur High may get new principal Wednesday Today at 12:00AM
A new principal for Decatur High School could be named as early as Wednesday, Decatur City Superintendent Dan Brigman said.
Sewer main work to begin Tuesday Today at 12:00AM
A Decatur Utilities contractor will begin installing a sewer main Tuesday at the intersections of Vine and Oak streets and Oak and Canal Street in Northeast Decatur.
W. Morgan-E. Lawrence residents split on safety of water supply Today at 12:00AM
When his mother asked whether water from the sink is safe to drink, 7-year-old Connor Souders shook his head “no.”
Jeremy Goforth enters race for mayor of Decatur 2 hours ago
DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Friday, blue shirts dotted the fields of City View Farm, the back of the shirts read ‘Together We Goforth.’ Jeremy Goforth, owner of Decatur Athletic Club, says his …
Stolen illegal weapon and drug paraphernalia discovered during a raid on a Priceville home 6 hours ago
PRICEVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The Morgan County Sheriff’s Department discovered stolen property and drug paraphernalia at a Priceville residence on Saturday. Deputies assisted by The Madison-Morgan …
Environmentalists sue 3M, Decatur & Morgan County to, “Take that river back.” Yesterday at 12:51AM
DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Yet another lawsuit is filed over the PFOA and PFOS contamination in the Tennessee River. This time it’s the environmental group Tennessee Riverkeeper suing the City of …
DECATUR, Ala. – A 48-year-old man is behind bars Friday night after a grand jury indicted him for the rape of a 15-year-old girl. Thomas Harvey Chaffee III, 48, was indicted on one count of rape in …
MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – The Morgan County Coroner’s Office has identified a deceased kayaker as 17-year-old Alonda Taylor Veniszee. Search and rescue crews say they recovered Veniszee’s body at …
DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Investigators say one person is dead after being shot Tuesday evening. Lt. Proncey Robertson with Decatur Police tells WHNT News 19 the shooting took place Tuesday evening …
HARTSELLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A group of residents in Morgan and Lawrence Counties say they have no more trust in local or state officials regarding the quality of the water they’re drinking. …
DECATUR, Ala.- Decatur Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division is asking for the public’s help to identify the male and female in the photos above. Police say both are suspected …
Routine traffic stop leads to arrest 6/20/2016
DECATUR, Ala.- 39- year- old Jason Brian Sheffield was arrested Monday afternoon during a routine traffic stop on Brookwood Dr. in Somerville. Sheffield, a passenger in the vehicle, attempted to hide …
UPDATE: Hartselle couple now offering reward, desperate to find disabled veteran’s service dog 6/20/2016
HARTSELLE, Ala. (WHNT) – There have been sightings, but sadly, no reunion yet for Angel and her owners in Hartselle. Angel belongs to a disabled veteran, Senior Airman (ret.) Kenneth Blagburn and …