HARTSELLE — A resurfacing project on 2.4 miles of Alabama 36/Main Street from just west of U.S. 31 to west of Interstate 65 in Hartselle will begin next week, according to the Alabama Department of Transportation.

ATHENS — The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that the Wales Street bridge over Interstate 65 north of Athens in Limestone County is tentatively set to close on or about Tuesday for work to raise the bridge, improving vertical clearance on the interstate.

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, which is building an automotive plant in the Greenbrier area, announced Thursday it will invest an additional $830 million for more cutting-edge manufacturing equipment for its production lines and enhanced training for its workforce.

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, the joint venture company building a plant in the Greenbrier area, today announced an additional $830 million in funding for more cutting-edge manufacturing equipment for its production lines and enhanced training for its workforce.

The Decatur and Morgan County school systems reopened Wednesday for in-person instruction, and officials said the year was off to a good start despite procedures altered for the coronavirus pandemic, including mask requirements and approximately 30% of students staying home for remote learning.

Demand for services has increased and financial support has decreased due to the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous nonprofits told the City Council as they sought fiscal 2021 funding this week, but the mayor said his proposed budget includes no increase in appropriations.

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