Decatur City Schools has hired Devin Williamson to be its Child Nutrition Program director after long-time director Julia Senn retired at the end of fall semester.
Decatur City Schools Superintendent Michael Douglas said the district is expecting to receive between $6 million and $8 million in federal COVID-19 relief funding through Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funds.
Mental health calls have increased across the Valley, and the root cause is likely COVID-19, according to crisis centers and emergency personnel.
Legislation to give businesses and other groups liability protection from civil lawsuits related to COVID-19 is expected to be a priority when Alabama lawmakers convene their 2021 session next month.
Hunter Pepper, the city of Decatur’s youngest ever councilman, has been cleared of a complaint to the state that he didn’t file the proper financial paperwork for last summer’s municipal election.
Riverside Senior Living resident Rose Miller received her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday and was grateful to get it.
Despite the city dropping its demand for a performance bond and issuing a certificate to operate, First Response Ambulance Service officials are now refusing to buy new vehicles until the ambulance ordinance is amended.
A Decatur man is facing drug charges after police attempted to pull over a vehicle at the intersection of 19th Avenue Southeast and Locust Street on Tuesday, according to Decatur police.
The head of Decatur Utilities on Monday pushed back on a councilman's complaint that residents were shouldering too much of the burden of a rate increase to finance the accelerated replacement of defective sewer pipe, saying industrial customers would see a sharp rate increase as well.