Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely was arrested today after being indicted on 13 theft and ethics charges, Attorney General Steve Marshall announced.
Gov. Kay Ivey is taking part in a groundbreaking ceremony this afternoon for the first onsite automotive supplier for the $1.6 billion Mazda Toyota Manufacturing USA plant being built in Huntsville-annexed Limestone County.
ATHENS — The Oakgrove and Sweet Springs roads intersection will be closed until 1 p.m. today for repairs, according to the Limestone County Emergency Management Agency.
A fifth automotive parts manufacturer has announced plans to support the Mazda Toyota plant under construction in Huntsville-annexed Limestone County, bringing the total of supplier jobs locally to nearly 1,700.
A Japan-based auto supplier plans to build a $60 million plant near the campus of Mazda Toyota Manufacturing USA in Huntsville-annexed Limestone County, Gov. Kay Ivey announced today.
ATHENS — A power outage on the west side of Athens-Limestone Hospital caused by a blown transformer fuse lasted about two hours this afternoon, and no patients had to be evacuated, according to a hospital spokeswoman.
ATHENS — Mason Glenn Gilliland, 23, was ejected from a vehicle in a one-vehicle accident early this morning in Athens and died at the scene, according to Police Chief Floyd Johnson.
ATHENS — Athens State’s new president, who started the job two weeks ago, said he was drawn to the state’s only upper-division institution by its mission to help students complete their degrees.
ATHENS — Nine Limestone County projects are planned for the road building season next year using the first proceeds from the new state gas tax for road and bridge construction.