Not all the balloons will have a teardrop design at the Alabama Jubilee on Saturday and Sunday at Point Mallard Park. Several uniquely shaped balloons, including a UFO, an armadillo sheriff and a firefighting Dalmatian, known as “fire dog,” will float in the air during the event, which start…

The Oak Lea subdivision gets a splash of red, white and blue around the patriotic holidays through the efforts of Marine Corps veteran Jacob Cevallos, who puts out more than 800 U.S. stick flags in honor of veterans and those who serve in the military.

United Launch Alliance isn’t taking any chances with its new Decatur-assembled Vulcan Centaur rocket, opting to stand down Thursday from a planned hot fire test, continuing the potential delays before its debut mission dubbed Certification-1.

The Carrie Matthews swimming pool will open Saturday with a full summer schedule for the first time in four years, and the Point Mallard Aquatic Center also will begin its season but faces challenges with staffing, especially for lifeguards.

Austin Junior High will have a new principal effective July 1 after the Decatur Board of Education on Thursday approved the transfer of the current principal to the central office.

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