A juvenile male was shot Saturday, on July Fourth, near East Acres Apartments and later died of his injuries at UAB Hospital, according to Decatur police.
The call that upended the Stewart family’s normal life came the Wednesday after Memorial Day. Flynn Stewart, Blake and Andrea Stewart’s 6-year-old son, tested positive for the coronavirus. Eleven days later, another call came. Andrea Stewart, too, tested positive.
Frequent turnover of principals at some Decatur schools has rewarded good administrators, the superintendent said, but an education expert said it can create problems within schools.
A Decatur woman will be arraigned Aug. 24 after a Morgan County grand jury indicted her for manslaughter in her role in a fatal five-vehicle wreck on Point Mallard Parkway on June 25, 2019.
City Chief Financial Officer John Andrzejewski’s latest projection shows Decatur’s revenues are trending toward a positive or at least a flat ending to fiscal 2020 despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Decatur City Council will hold a hearing Monday on First Response Ambulance Service’s appeal of a $10,000 fine for failure to meet response time requirements in the fourth quarter of 2019.
Decatur City Schools' 18 students of the year for 2019-20 included a curious Woodmeade fifth grader, a leader at West Decatur Elementary and a recent Austin High graduate who excelled academically while also contributing in other areas.
Mobile and Tuscaloosa have joined the list of Alabama cities requiring face masks to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, and the Decatur City Council plans to consider a similar ordinance at a work session Monday.
City officials hope a plan to give the north end of Sixth Avenue in Decatur the feel of a boulevard rather than a highway will benefit from an $800,000 state grant.
Wayne Thrasher and Rodney Gordon have announced plans to run for Decatur City Council ahead of Tuesday's start to the municipal election's two-week qualifying period.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA has delayed the launch of its newest Mars rover yet again — to the end of July at the earliest — this time for a rocket issue.
After Gov. Kay Ivey used a different legal authority to extend her "Safer At Home" order this week, several state senators said they'll renew a push for legislation placing more limits on similar orders in the future.
Authorities found about 60 spent bullet casings in the Valhermoso Springs house where seven people and a dog were discovered fatally shot June 4, according to affidavits filed by investigators.
Decatur City Council members said Tuesday they weren’t ready to consider an ordinance, with possible fines and jail time, requiring people in public to wear a face covering during the coronavirus pandemic.