Decatur Fire & Rescue and the Personnel Board are hoping a $5,000 supplement is an offer that paramedic-trained recruits can’t refuse.
ATHENS — Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely’s trial session Thursday started with an inquiry into witness intimidation and ended with testimony from a man called “Tall Paul” who said he loaned the sheriff $30,000 cash on a handshake.
MOULTON — Renovation work on the historic courthouse on the Moulton square entered Phase 2 on Wednesday when the Lawrence County Commission accepted a Mobile company’s bid to demolish the interior of the building constructed in 1936.
A recent report that ranks Alabama 47th in the country in overall child well-being only reinforces to the director of the city program for at-risk youths and their families the need for robust programs during the summer and throughout the year.
A 29-year-old registered sex offender from Huntsville traveled to Decatur and had unlawful sex with a child, according to Decatur police.
The annual Battle for Decatur, which was held for 35 years at Point Mallard Park on Labor Day weekend, will return to Limestone County for a second consecutive year.
The revitalization of Bank Street continues as one of Decatur's youngest churches will occupy a building that has been vacant for five years, adding to two other projects to renovate vacant buildings on the historic downtown Decatur street anchored by the Old State Bank.
A planned subdivision of estate homes and a development of 150 town homes both moved forward in the approval process this week, pushing the number of Decatur homes under construction or in the planning stages over 500, with three new town home developments also in the works.
OAKVILLE — Jesse Owens was more than just a track-and-field athlete and four-time Olympic gold medalist. He was a golfer, a Western movie fanatic, a friend, and a grandfather.
ATHENS — Prosecutors presented casino records of Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely’s alleged Las Vegas gambling during his trial Wednesday.
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers will host the 10th annual Blood Donor Birthday Party in honor of Angeleck Williams on Aug. 5 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.