Decatur Fire & Rescue and the Personnel Board are hoping a $5,000 supplement is an offer that paramedic-trained recruits can’t refuse.
A recent report that ranks Alabama 47th in the country in overall child well-being only reinforces to the director of the city program for at-risk youths and their families the need for robust programs during the summer and throughout the year.
A 29-year-old registered sex offender from Huntsville traveled to Decatur and had unlawful sex with a child, according to Decatur police.
The annual Battle for Decatur, which was held for 35 years at Point Mallard Park on Labor Day weekend, will return to Limestone County for a second consecutive year.
The revitalization of Bank Street continues as one of Decatur's youngest churches will occupy a building that has been vacant for five years, adding to two other projects to renovate vacant buildings on the historic downtown Decatur street anchored by the Old State Bank.
A planned subdivision of estate homes and a development of 150 town homes both moved forward in the approval process this week, pushing the number of Decatur homes under construction or in the planning stages over 500, with three new town home developments also in the works.
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers will host the 10th annual Blood Donor Birthday Party in honor of Angeleck Williams on Aug. 5 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The site of an infirmary that opened in 1900, Decatur's high school for Blacks during segregation and a church founded by former slaves will be among 13 tour stops on a planned Old Town Decatur digital walking tour.
Calhoun Community College officials are hoping COVID-19 relief fund reimbursements planned for this fall will motivate students to return to classes after the pandemic affected attendance last year.
Decatur City Schools has taken the first step in developing a strategic plan for the next five to 10 years that will incorporate input from the community, teachers and school leaders on issues such as the location of future elementary schools and academic progress.