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An effort to give Decatur city employees eight hours of personal leave during the holidays passed the City Council on Monday, but not without debate.
Free holiday meal for the homeless Yesterday at 3:34PM
A free holiday meal for the hungry and homeless in Decatur will take place on Saturday from noon-3 p.m. at the Morgan County Fairgrounds behind Home Depot on the Beltline.
Saint Ann Catholic principal resigns Yesterday at 1:42PM
Saint Ann Catholic School Principal Maria Nolen has resigned, Father Ray Remke told parents in a Dec. 13 letter.
Managed care organizations approved for north Alabama Yesterday at 11:59AM
MONTGOMERY – North Alabama Medicaid recipients will receive managed care from one of two regional care organizations approved by the state under the overhaul of the system.
DU says customers should be alert to payment scams Yesterday at 11:57AM
Decatur Utilities spokesman Joe Holmes cautions customers to be on alert for scams as the holidays approach.
Sheriff: Sex offender too close to school, day care Yesterday at 11:34AM
A convicted sex offender was arrested Wednesday after being caught living too close to a school and day care, Morgan County Sheriff Ana Franklin said.
Athens woman sentenced to life in fatal wreck Yesterday at 11:25AM
HUNTSVILLE — Madison County Circuit Court Judge Karen Hall sentenced an Athens woman to life in prison Wednesday for a 2012 car wreck that killed an Athens State University student.
Former mayor and state rep Bill Dukes dies Yesterday at 10:21AM
Former Decatur mayor and state representative Bill Dukes died early this morning, a family spokesman said.
Morgan commissioners approve $170k roof Yesterday at 9:49AM
Morgan County Commissioners approved a $170,525 bid today for a new courthouse roof.
More on road for Christmas, New Year’s Yesterday at 8:30AM
Four percent more Americans will be traveling during the year-end holiday season than in 2013, according to AAA Alabama.
More troopers to be on roads 12/17/2014
MONTGOMERY — The reorganization of Alabama’s law enforcement agencies was designed to make them more efficient and save the state millions annually.
Toddler saves caretaker by calling mom 10 hours ago
DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – A 2-year old Decatur boy is being hailed a hero by his family. Last week, a relative he was staying with passed out as a result of a medical condition. Turns out it was …
Former State Representative, Decatur Mayor Bill Dukes dies at 87 Yesterday at 12:13PM
Former State Representative Bill J. Dukes of Decatur died Thursday morning. He served in the Alabama State House for 16 years and prior to that, served as Mayor of Decatur for 18 years. In all, …
Phone scam artists demanding payment target Decatur Utilities customers Yesterday at 11:53AM
DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT)- Reports are flooding into Decatur Utilities that bill scam artists are calling customers and demanding immediate payment via credit card or pre-paid money card. The scam …
Site for new Decatur High School chosen 12/17/2014
DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – The Decatur City School Board Tuesday afternoon approved a site for the new Decatur High School. It will be built on the site of the existing Decatur High, with much of …
Man charged with making terrorist threats, public intoxication at Brookhaven Middle School 12/12/2014
DECATUR, Ala. – Decatur Police said a man was arrested and charged with making terrorist threats at Brookhaven Middle School Friday morning. Police said at 7:37 a.m., the Morgan County 911 …
DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – As the holidays rapidly approach, we’re getting word of plans to keep roadways safe from drunk drivers. In Morgan County, deputies will be out in force thanks to …
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Dr. James S. Klauber, Sr. was unanimously approved as president of Calhoun Community College in Decatur Wednesday. In recommending Dr. Klauber for the presidential position, …
Decatur hires eight firefighters 12/8/2014
DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Monday was the very first day on the job for eight new members of Decatur Fire and Rescue. It’ll be a year before they earn the title of firefighter. Some …
ATHENS, ALA. (WHNT) – A sudden end to a Limestone County murder trial that wasn’t set to begin until Tuesday. James Paul Pigg pleaded guilty to murdering his grandmother Monday morning. …
DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Managers at the Decatur Mall say this year’s Christmas shopping season is off to a good start. Some stores were open overnight and the mall sponsored a promotion …