Even as nine Morgan County residents were reported Wednesday as dying of COVID-19, Decatur Morgan Hospital is out of first-dose vaccines and the state health department reported a more contagious and possibly more deadly strain of the new coronavirus has for the first time been detected in Alabama.
Joe Wheeler Electric Membership Corp. and three other power companies have asked that the Tennessee Valley Authority be required to let them use its power lines for delivery of electricity generated by other suppliers, including solar energy providers.
With the recent closing of the application period for Decatur’s vacant chief financial officer position, city officials disagree on how the interview and selection process for filling the position should proceed.
A Falkville man armed with a knife, rope and crowbar broke into a Southwest Decatur residence Jan. 19 and raped a 14-year-old girl inside, according to Decatur police.
LACON — In an isolated area of Lacon Mountain in southern Morgan County, authorities spent more than seven hours Tuesday searching the property of a Capitol riot suspect whom neighbors say they knew little about.
With one of two court claims seeking to block an overpass project on Alabama 20 rejected, the city of Decatur is moving forward to close a portion of Bibb-Garrett Road as construction begins.
MONTGOMERY — Pay raises for teachers are possible in next year's state education budget, as are more school nurses, a greater focus on literacy and an effort to catch students up from learning loss resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
FALKVILLE — The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office is assisting federal authorities today in the search of the property of Lonnie Leroy Coffman, who was arrested on weapons charges following the Jan. 6 Capitol rioting in Washington, D.C.
The Morgan County Soil & Water Conservation District is now accepting applications for a $500 scholarship sponsored by the Alabama Conservation District Employees Association.