Temperatures may not rise above freezing today, winds could make it feel like 12 degrees tonight and warmer conditions arriving Wednesday may be too late for some water lines, forecasters said.
Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely, facing a 13-count ethics and theft indictment, is scheduled for arraignment in Circuit Court this afternoon, and the judge hearing the case has denied his motion to declare the state’s ethics law unconstitutional and to dismiss the indictment.
The Morgan County, Decatur, Hartselle, Limestone County, Lawrence County and Athens City school systems will operate on a two-hour delay Tuesday because of the threat of winter weather and extreme wind chills, officials said.
ATHENS — Three Limestone County Democrats have qualified for local elections and will not have challengers in the March 3 primary, according to Ken Hines, party executive committee chairman.
ATHENS — Options for redeveloping the former Pilgrims Pride site include building multiple parks, town homes with a park, or a hotel with the town homes and park.
Drug manufacturers, distributors and retailers are among the list of more than 20 defendants named in a federal opioid lawsuit filed by the City of Athens, which claims it has had to spend a "significant amount" of money to combat the crisis.
Five candidates have qualified for the Morgan County District Judge Place 3 race to fill the seat being vacated by Charles Langham, who is unable to seek reelection because of the state’s age limit for judges.
A 13-count ethics and theft indictment against Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely made no mention of gambling activities, but a brief filed by prosecutors last week directly ties two charges to gambling at Mississippi and Las Vegas casinos.
ATHENS — The Limestone County Commission is delaying until Nov. 18 a decision over transferring ownership of the Limestone County Event Center to the Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives so an agreement over parking access can be worked out.
A Madison County man faces an attempted murder charge after being accused of backing a pickup truck into a Decatur police officer’s motorcycle, injuring the lawman and fleeing Monday.
Farmers are constantly challenged by factors outside their control — too much rain or not enough, too hot or too cold, insects and trade wars — but increasingly in north Alabama their greatest challenge is access to labor.
A $1.6 billion plant Mazda Toyota Manufacturing USA is constructing in Huntsville-annexed Limestone County has Decatur-area school systems expanding how they deliver career technical education.