Kelly Gymnasium on the campus of Calhoun Community College was abuzz Saturday morning with the kind of activity normally reserved for the annual Decatur-Austin rivalry basketball game.
A recent increase in aquatic vegetation in Wheeler Reservoir has anglers like Decatur’s Joshua Bryant and his dad Bryan smiling, but local skiers, pleasure boaters and homeowners see the weeds as a menace.
Construction has started on several spec homes in the 60-lot Ledges of Oakdale subdivision in an area of Athens east of Interstate 65 and, in a couple of weeks, visitors will be able to stop by a sales trailer to choose finishes for homes yet to be built-out.
The first opportunity to wear jackets this fall will likely occur late Saturday night into Sunday morning when temperatures will dip into the upper 30s, according to the National Weather Service in Huntsville.
As the Limestone County Schools superintendent prepares to leave for another job, the school board’s president expects members to vote on an interim superintendent at its regular meeting Tuesday.
Mazda Toyota Manufacturing USA expects it'll need tens of thousands of applicants to fill the production jobs required at the $1.6 billion manufacturing plant under construction in the Greenbrier area, said a manager with the joint venture company.
President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw military support from the United States' ally in Syria, leaving the Kurds vulnerable to an attack by Turkey, has been criticized by some Republicans nationally. In Alabama, at least one Congressman thinks it’s the correct move.
The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that crews will be repairing guardrail on Alabama 20 at the U.S. 31 interchange in Decatur in Limestone County from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday and Friday, weather permitting.
Supporters of the Athens-Limestone Public Library are asking the Limestone County Commission to reconsider a reduction of the library’s fiscal 2020 appropriation, which was cut by $30,000 compared to the previous year.
Sixteen local positions will be on ballots in Morgan, Limestone and Lawrence counties next year, but no candidates filed to run for them Tuesday as qualifying opened for many races, according to the Alabama secretary of state's office.
Limestone County has been awarded about $1.4 million in funding to add turn lanes and a new signal at the U.S. 72/Mooresville Road intersection to help with traffic flow.