A federal inmate housed in the Morgan County Jail was charged with second-degree assault after attacking a female corrections officer at the jail during meal time Monday afternoon, the Sheriff’s Office said today.
Decatur Parks and Recreation indoor and outdoor recreation facilities, venues and parks will return to a normal schedule today after over a year of COVID-19 restrictions and shutdowns, city officials said.
SOMERVILLE — A 76-year-old Somerville man is facing four counts of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12 and one count of sexual torture involving female relatives, according to authorities and court records.
A female corrections officer with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office was in Decatur-Morgan Hospital in “serious but stable” condition this evening after being assaulted by an inmate earlier in the day, a sheriff’s spokesman said.
Decatur's taxi and ride-sharing options took a hit during the pandemic, but those in the business are beginning to see a rebound as COVID-19 cases decline.
After the program was shuttered for a year, foreign exchange students will be able to return to Decatur City Schools next school year.
The jobless rates in Lawrence, Limestone and Morgan counties have dropped to the pre-pandemic levels of a year ago, and local businesses are struggling to recruit employees.
Upgrades to two city parks, down-payment assistance and allocations for nonprofits are the focus for proposed fiscal 2021 uses of the federal funds Decatur receives annually for meeting the needs of low-income residents.
Crews from Decatur Utilities Electric Operations will replace a pole and other underground equipment near Shady Grove Lane at Hawthorne Drive Southwest on Saturday from 6 a.m. until about 5 p.m. The eastbound lane of Shady Grove Lane will be closed.