A man charged with capital murder in the shooting and beating death of his ex-wife, an owner of a Southeast Decatur bakery, has been evaluated for mental competency and a judge will determine next month if he is fit to stand trial.

Twenty-six properties owned by the estates of former Decatur landowners Joe E. Terry and his daughter Ann Terry Mayfield sold for nearly $1.1 million at a public auction Wednesday.

Athens Limestone RSVP will be sponsoring Free Tax Help through VITA, The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, at locations in Athens, Ardmore and Decatur.

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!