Julia Senn is retiring from Decatur City Schools this winter, after 34 years with the district.
After multiple weather postponements in recent days, Decatur Utilities’ plan to replace utility poles on each side of 2505 Spring Ave. S.W. is scheduled for later today.
Alabama health officials say COVID-19 is likely being under-reported, due to false negatives for rapid tests, health care providers not reporting cases to the state, and people avoiding testing because they don’t want to be placed in isolation or quarantine.
New Decatur High Principal Leslie Russell's affection for her students is evident as she greets them every morning, but it's an affection she said is balanced by her determination they will graduate with the tools they need to succeed.
Just over 4% of the city’s 500 full-time employees have tested positive for coronavirus since the pandemic began in March, Safety Coordinator Rodney Shepherd told the Decatur Personnel Board on Thursday.
The Planning Commission rejected the request by the owners of a World War II-era business, Decatur Nursery and Florist, to rezone their property even though the owners said the decision could threaten the continued viability of their store.
The $2 million hurdle First Response Ambulance Service must clear to renew its certificate for operating in Decatur involves a performance bond that the company says is unreasonably high and impossible for it to get.
Decatur City Schools will receive about 2,000 acrylic glass barriers and enough hand sanitizer and disinfectant to get the district through the remainder of the school year after the City Council on Wednesday voted to use up to $825,000 of CARES Act funding for the school system.
GUIN — Officials in the northwest Alabama city of Guin have dropped a lawsuit against chemical giant 3M that alleged chemicals from its manufacturing plant had entered a creek that supplies drinking water to the community.
Recent tree pruning along Gordon Drive Southeast that displeased some neighborhood residents shows the difficulty of balancing traffic safety and beautification, experts said, but there are trimming methods that are healthier for trees and aesthetically pleasing.