A defendant allegedly involved in the fatal shooting of seven people in eastern Morgan County in June 2020 was denied youthful offender status on Tuesday and pleaded not guilty and not guilty by reason of mental disease and mental defect to the six capital murder charges he is facing.
The Morgan County Commission on Monday voted to pay out about $2 million in employee bonuses — $5,120 each for full-time and about $3,500 for part-time workers — with COVID-related funding from the American Rescue Plan Act.
The Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering has entered its second year of existence, and two students from Morgan County are taking advantage of advanced placement classes and other opportunities that the public state magnet school offers.
Two local educators say the state's delay in setting a reading score third graders need to achieve to earn promotion has complicated efforts to help students improve on the standardized test, but a lawmaker says schools should already have focused on remediation.
A defense witness for murder suspect Shadeed Abdul Fuqua testified in Morgan County Circuit Court on Wednesday that the man who shot and killed Jarmaine Cardell Jones on Nov. 21, 2019, was not in the courtroom. Fuqua was sitting about 20 feet from the witness.
Almost one-fourth of Alabama third graders tested last school year would have been held back based on the cutoff score in reading recommended to take effect in 2022.
Men’s and women’s basketball programs, absent from Calhoun Community College since 2001, are returning and will be joined by women’s volleyball, school officials announced Monday.
Calhoun Community College will relaunch men’s and women’s basketball and start women’s volleyball in the fall of 2022, school officials announced this morning.
A Falkville man, who is accused of hitting his wife in the head with a baseball bat and his fists, is facing a second-degree assault charge, according to the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office.
HARTSELLE — Already delayed a year, Morgan County courthouse annexes planned for Hartselle and Cotaco are most likely still more than two months from opening.
Hartselle City Schools this month became the first north Alabama school district to implement BASE Education, an online social-emotional learning curriculum designed to assist students with mental health issues.
A tornado watch is in effect for Morgan and Limestone counties until 10 tonight, with the main threat of tornadic activity being between 3:30 p.m. and just after sunset, according to the National Weather Service in Huntsville.
A Wayne Farms spokesman said the employee protest over long work shifts caused by a labor shortage at the company's plant in Albertville on Monday did not impact the three Decatur sites.