Several landowners on the north side of Alabama 20 in Decatur-annexed Limestone County sued the city last week in an effort to block construction of a planned overpass that would connect undeveloped land on either side of the busy corridor.
Coronavirus precautions keeping area residents at home have created more residential garbage, from an extra 55 tons weekly in Lawrence County to an additional 50 tons daily in Decatur.
Decatur police shut down a Wayne Farms drive-thru chicken sale in front of the NAFECO building at the intersection of Beltline Road and Alabama 24 this morning because of traffic congestion, police spokeswoman Emily Long said.
GE Appliances said it recently rolled out an “appreciation pay” of $2 additional per hour to hourly production employees, including those at its Decatur plant, as all shifts returned this week after a temporary reduction in manufacturing operations because of the uncertainty over the coronav…
The Decatur City Council on Monday approved zoning issues related to planned subdivisions in a teleconference, but only after a debate over whether doing so violated the Open Meetings Act.
Local first responders have adopted measures that include sanitizing work spaces, limiting outside contacts and planning for manpower shortages because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
A Morgan County deputy was treated for puncture wounds after being bitten Monday night by a Decatur police dog at the end of a pursuit that began near Hartselle, authorities said.
Longtime Decatur educator Ed Nichols is a finalist for the Madison City Schools superintendent position, but it will be at least May before interviews will be conducted, officials said.
Two internal candidates are among 11 applicants deemed “highly qualified" for Decatur's fire chief job, but there is debate about the selection process and whether it can move forward.
A Morgan County deputy was treated for bite/puncture wounds after being bitten Monday night by a Decatur police dog at the end of a pursuit that began near Hartselle, authorities said.
At least two area school systems are suspending their free food distribution programs and others may follow suit due to concerns for the safety of nutrition workers, parents and students, superintendents said.
The Decatur Public Library is offering temporary library card numbers during its online-only operation to those who live, work or attend school in Morgan County.