An FBI agent testified at a preliminary hearing this morning that one of the capital murder defendants in the June 4 fatal shooting of seven people in Valhermoso Springs told authorities he shot and killed four people, and the other defendant killed three others.
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.
MONTGOMERY — Alabama reported 695 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, the third day in a row newly confirmed cases were below 1,000.
The tumultuous six-month process of hiring a director of Decatur Youth Services continued Thursday as the City Council interviewed two new candidates for the position and reopened the application period.
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.
City Council District 3 candidate Philip Wright says he’s running for office because he thinks Decatur needs new city leadership.
First Response Ambulance Service met response-time requirements for the fourth month in a row, according to figures released this week at the Decatur Ambulance Regulatory Board meeting.
At 23, James Barnum is the youngest candidate in the campaign for Decatur mayor, and he believes he knows what will keep fellow millennials in the city.
NEW YORK — AMC Theatres, the nation's largest movie theater chain, will reopen in the U.S. on Thursday with retro ticket prices of 15 cents per movie.
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.
“Righting a Wrong,” a new exhibit at Athens-Limestone Public Library, will be on display through Aug. 31. The exhibit highlights how World War II impacted two individuals connected to Athens.
MOULTON — It wasn't the first day of his senior year that James Huang envisioned last winter, but the Lawrence County High student said he was glad the staff took precautions Wednesday to keep the students and themselves safe from the COVID-19 virus.
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.