A Decatur man was charged with robbing a convenience store last week.
Decatur Parks and Recreation indoor and outdoor recreation facilities, venues and parks will return to a normal schedule today after over a year of COVID-19 restrictions and shutdowns, city officials said.
SOMERVILLE — A 76-year-old Somerville man is facing four counts of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12 and one count of sexual torture involving female relatives, according to authorities and court records.
A female corrections officer with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office was in Decatur-Morgan Hospital in “serious but stable” condition this evening after being assaulted by an inmate earlier in the day, a sheriff’s spokesman said.
Decatur's taxi and ride-sharing options took a hit during the pandemic, but those in the business are beginning to see a rebound as COVID-19 cases decline.
After the program was shuttered for a year, foreign exchange students will be able to return to Decatur City Schools next school year.
The jobless rates in Lawrence, Limestone and Morgan counties have dropped to the pre-pandemic levels of a year ago, and local businesses are struggling to recruit employees.
Upgrades to two city parks, down-payment assistance and allocations for nonprofits are the focus for proposed fiscal 2021 uses of the federal funds Decatur receives annually for meeting the needs of low-income residents.
Crews from Decatur Utilities Electric Operations will replace a pole and other underground equipment near Shady Grove Lane at Hawthorne Drive Southwest on Saturday from 6 a.m. until about 5 p.m. The eastbound lane of Shady Grove Lane will be closed.
Decatur City Schools Superintendent Michael Douglas is working on a roughly $1 million plan to upgrade the Delano Park softball field for Decatur High, in part so that female athletes will have facilities that are comparable to those of male athletes.
When Mason Postreich, a fourth grader at Chestnut Grove Elementary, hit the 1 million mark in the number of words read in the first nine weeks of the school year, he set a goal to do the same for each nine weeks of the school year.
The use of temporary employees at the Morgan County Regional Landfill's Recycling Center adds about $10,000 monthly to operating costs, but less expensive state inmate labor could become available next month or in June.