More nighttime delays are possible next week on Interstate 565 eastbound east of Greenbrier Road as work continues on a $14.3 million widening and resurfacing project, according to the Alabama Department of Transportation.
The Alabama Department of Public Health reported an all-time high number of new coronavirus cases today in the state and in Morgan and Limestone counties.
The city of Decatur may have to pay almost $2 million more than planned for land to build an Alabama 20 overpass after a court-ordered appraisal, and a dissenting landowner said the cost could end up increasing by at least another $7 million.
Tax preparers across north Alabama are seeing more late filers this year, despite the tax deadline being pushed back, and they suspect disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are responsible.
ATHENS — A spike in COVID-19 cases in Limestone County, including increased hospitalizations and its first reported death this week, has Athens Mayor Ronnie Marks considering options ranging from requiring masks and temperature checks for visitors at city buildings to a mask ordinance.
An indicted Limestone County district court judge has resigned, according to a court filing this week, ending his salary before a tribunal ruled on whether he would be removed from office.
ATHENS — Traci Collins, the chief nursing officer at Athens-Limestone Hospital, will be the interim president of the hospital following the recent resignation of David Pryor, the hospital announced today.
MONTGOMERY — States like Alabama with soaring coronavirus infection rates have a window of opportunity to bring it under control, the country’s top infectious diseases expert said Tuesday as he spoke in favor of state and local requirements to wear face coverings in public.
The first Limestone County resident has died of COVID-19, according to data released by the state today, and the county is seeing a spike in new cases.
ATHENS — The 38th annual Limestone Sheriff’s Rodeo, typically held in May, has been rescheduled for Aug. 21-22, at the Limestone Sheriff’s Rodeo Arena.
Limestone County Schools today said all summer programs that were scheduled to begin Monday have been canceled because multiple staff members were directly exposed to COVID-19 and there was one confirmed positive case for the virus.
A Decatur woman will be arraigned Aug. 24 after a Morgan County grand jury indicted her for manslaughter in her role in a fatal five-vehicle wreck on Point Mallard Parkway on June 25, 2019.
Walking around downtown Athens, Jamie Adams stood in front of the rust red cinder-block wall across the street from the Alabama Veterans Museum and Archives and imagined the story it could tell.