Three-year city employee Kyle Demeester will be Decatur’s new CFO if contract negotiations are successful, but he won't be required to live in the city for which he works.
Polyplex USA announced plans Wednesday to invest $90.6 million to expand production of specialized plastic film at its Decatur facility on Mallard Fox Drive Northwest and add 100 jobs when the project is complete.
Francisco Blanco, his wife Oyuki Blanco-Castro and their three children see their friends and co-workers get excited every fall when college and NFL teams take the field. But they admit American football has them stumped.
Jackson family lore says they’re descendants of Andrew Jackson, the nation’s seventh president, and the family has become one of most prominent and well known in the city.
My fourth great-grandfather Thomas M. Hubbard had an interesting role in the Revolutionary War before eventually settling in Alabama. He fought in several battles and was in the crossing of the Delaware on Christmas night in 1776.
The Journal, a Huntsville weekly newspaper, set the future life of Curtis Allen Moseley into context on May 31, 1890, with the following article regarding the wedding of his parents in Decatur:
Frederick O’Neal Smith was born in Mount Hope, Alabama, in 1889. He grew up working on the farm and attended school through the eighth grade.
The director of planning for Athens City Schools was placed on paid administrative leave Wednesday, the day after he was named in a federal indictment alleging he and others conspired to profit from fraudulently enrolling private school students in public virtual schools.
Sixth Avenue resurfacing, Church Street Northeast road reconstruction and Beltline Road Southwest realignment lead a bevy of regional and state road projects planned for the spring and summer in and near Decatur.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A judge approved Chapter 11 bankruptcy plans for North Carolina-based Belk on Wednesday, creating a new infusion of capital and cutting the debt load for the beleaguered department store chain.