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 2021-09-24 22:30 

The Decatur Daily

Love for the City event closes Athens street...

The Love for the City event in Athens will be Saturday, and Marion Street between Washington and Market streets will be closed to traffic....

 2021-09-24 22:29 

The Decatur Daily

Athens man charged in 4 car burglaries...

ATHENS — An Athens man was facing four felony charges for vehicle burglaries in the Tanner and Clements communities on Thursday after he barricaded himself in an apartment, according to the Limestone Sheriff's Office....

 2021-09-24 20:00 

The Decatur Daily

Former Decatur police Capt. Carlisle out at A&M...

HUNTSVILLE — Former Decatur Police Department Capt. Nadis Carlisle is out as chief of the Alabama A&M University campus police....

 2021-09-24 14:28 

The Decatur Daily

City cutting trees at Jackson Street...

Decatur Parks and Recreation has the portion of Jackson Street Southeast, between 10th Avenue and Somerville Road, closed until 2:30 p.m. today for tree work....

 2021-09-24 05:20 

The Decatur Daily

Old hospital to become green space, for now...

HARTSELLE — A demolition crew is busy taking down the former Hartselle Medical Center building, which will be turned into a green space, according to Kelli Powers, president of Decatur Morgan Hospital....

 2021-09-24 05:15 

The Decatur Daily

Recent rainfall boosts power production...

The Tennessee Valley Authority said the nearly 8 inches of rain that fell on portions of the region last weekend boosted power production and will help keep consumer power costs down. Drier weather the past three days has eased river......

 2021-09-24 05:15 

The Decatur Daily

Decatur council to vote on budget despite 1 public review...

A City Council majority appears ready to approve Decatur's fiscal 2022 budget despite holding only a single 44-minute public review, which one councilman said was insufficient and limited public access to the process compared to other local cities....

 2021-09-24 05:05 

The Decatur Daily

Limestone farmers market to get new restrooms...

ATHENS — Limestone County will replace aging, small restrooms at its farmers market with a new restroom building that will be handicapped accessible and available for community events....

 2021-09-24 05:00 

The Decatur Daily

Sept. 23 police reports...

Arrests...

 2021-09-24 05:00 

The Decatur Daily

Ivey's sets special session agenda...

MONTGOMERY — Lawmakers next week will focus on prison construction and funding, as well as two criminal justice reform bills, according to the call Gov. Kay Ivey issued Thursday....

 2021-09-23 21:20 

The Decatur Daily

Athtoberfest to close Washington in Athens...

The Athtoberfest Festival will be held in Athens on Friday, and Washington Street, between the railroad tracks and Marion Street, will be closed to traffic starting at 4 p.m....

 2021-09-23 19:21 

The Decatur Daily

Moulton man faces 5 drug charges...

MOULTON — A 21-year-old Moulton man is in Lawrence County Jail on drug charges after a search Tuesday of a residence on Lawrence County 460, according to the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office....

 2021-09-23 17:45 

The Decatur Daily

DU work to impact Chapel Hill Road traffic...

A Decatur Utilities crew will repair asphalt at 2644 Chapel Hill Road S.W. on Friday from 8 a.m. until about 11 a.m....

 2021-09-23 05:20 

The Decatur Daily

Interviews show city's concerns with garbage and debris pickup...

Possible fees for collecting apartment debris, backups caused by COVID-19 and the need for more garbage trucks and staff were among the issues candidates for Decatur's Environmental Services director said the department is facing in interviews Wednesd...

 2021-09-23 05:20 

The Decatur Daily

Property tax revenue rising in Morgan, helped by construction and industrial base...

A jump in construction of Morgan County residential and commercial properties means more property tax revenue, but most tax revenue continues to come from the county's industries....

 2021-09-23 05:10 

The Decatur Daily

Danville man indicted on 3 capital murder charges...

The Danville man accused of fatally shooting three people including his wife in May of 2020 was indicted on three counts of capital murder by a Morgan County grand jury, and two other men were indicted in other slaying cases....

 2021-09-23 05:10 

The Decatur Daily

Austin High homecoming parade returns this year...

Students at Austin High will be able to hold their homecoming parade through downtown Decatur next week after having to cancel the annual tradition last year as a result of the ongoing pandemic....

 2021-09-23 05:00 

The Decatur Daily

Weekly Wrap...

Practice for the World Celebration...

 2021-09-22 23:34 

The Decatur Daily

Sheriff: Girl missing in Danville...

A 10-year-old Danville Middle School student was reported missing Wednesday afternoon, according to the Morgan County Sheriff's Office....

 2021-09-22 23:34 

The Decatur Daily

UPDATED: Missing 10-year old found...

A 10-year-old Danville Middle School student who was reported missing Wednesday afternoon has been found and is safe at home, according to the Morgan County Sheriff's Office....

 2021-09-22 18:15 

The Decatur Daily

Vest completes term as ACCA president...

Morgan County District 2 Commissioner Randy Vest recently completed a one-year term as president of the Association of County Commissions of Alabama and will serve on the legislative committee for the next year....

 2021-09-22 05:20 

The Decatur Daily

DA seeks death penalty for Ricardo Bass...

Morgan County District Attorney Scott Anderson said he will seek the death sentence for Ricardo Bass in a fatal Decatur gas station shooting that was one of two Aug. 19 homicides that led to capital murder charges against Bass....

 2021-09-22 05:15 

The Decatur Daily

Limestone animal shelter contract up almost 63% since 2019 but gets approval...

The one-year animal shelter contract that the Limestone County Commission approved this week is 62.9% more than the county paid three years ago, but the veterinarian who operates the service said the higher amount is necessary because his costs have......

 2021-09-22 05:15 

The Decatur Daily

New restaurant planned for Southland Plaza property...

A Culver's restaurant, part of a chain known for "ButterBurgers," cheese curds and frozen custard, could open by the spring at Decatur's Southland Plaza on Sixth Avenue Southeast....

 2021-09-22 05:00 

The Decatur Daily

Sept. 22 police reports...

Arrests...

 2021-09-22 05:00 

The Decatur Daily

Statehouse's COVID-19 restrictions eased for upcoming special session...

After restricted public access the past two regular legislative sessions, next week's special session of the Alabama Legislature will largely be free of COVID-19 protocols....

 2021-09-22 05:00 

The Decatur Daily

Perry County facility key factor in prison plan...

The proposed plan to build new prisons in Alabama would also allow the purchase of the empty, privately owned prison in Perry County to hold parole violators who are crowding some county jails around the state....

 2021-09-21 18:45 

The Decatur Daily

City schedules road repairs for Sixth Avenue Southwest...

The Street Department to begin road repairs Wednesday on Sixth Avenue Southwest, between Ashley Drive and Eight Street,...

 2021-09-21 15:44 

The Decatur Daily

ALEA surplus vehicles at auction Thursday...

MONTGOMERY — The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency's surplus inventory will be displayed for auction beginning at 8 a.m. Thursday. ALEA is offering surplus fleet vehicles to the highest bidder via J.M. Wood Auction in Montgomery....

 2021-09-21 05:20 

The Decatur Daily

80-room hotel planned for downtown Decatur...

The "heart of downtown Decatur" — the corner of Moulton Street and Second Avenue Southeast — will soon be the site of an 80-room Fairfield Inn by Marriott, Mayor Tab Bowling said Monday....

 2021-09-21 05:15 

The Decatur Daily

Colleagues, students mourn deaths of two Decatur teachers...

Counselors were on hand at Decatur City Schools on Monday as students and colleagues mourned the weekend deaths of two longtime teachers, Rodney Randell and Amanda McCurry....

 2021-09-21 05:10 

The Decatur Daily

Three roads still closed from weekend flooding; cooler temps on way...

Up to 8 inches of rain in parts of the Tennessee Valley over the past 72 hours have temporarily closed at least three roads and left water on some roads Monday afternoon, according to weather and road officials....

 2021-09-21 05:10 

The Decatur Daily

3 die in area weekend wrecks...

Two people in a vehicle traveling more than 100 mph on U.S. 31 south of Decatur late Saturday night died from injuries they received when the car ran off the road and overturned minutes after deputies aborted a chase, authorities......

 2021-09-21 05:10 

The Decatur Daily

Pets of the week...
 2021-09-21 05:05 

The Decatur Daily

In the community: Festival, pageantry despite rain...

In spite of a cloudy and rainy weekend, festivalgoers turned out Saturday in Hartselle to enjoy the city's Depot Days. In Decatur, the annual Miss Riverside pageant was celebrated at Riverside Senior Living on Friday....

 2021-09-21 05:05 

The Decatur Daily

Sept. 21 police reports...

ARRESTS...

 2021-09-20 20:41 

The Decatur Daily

UPDATE: Contractor killed in Nucor accident identified...

A Texas man died from injuries in an industrial accident at Nucor Steel in Trinity today, according to Decatur police....

 2021-09-20 18:36 

The Decatur Daily

2 Decatur men facing robbery charges; victim shot...

Two Decatur men are in Morgan County Jail after allegedly robbing a male who was also shot in the incident Friday night, according to Decatur police....

 2021-09-20 17:57 

The Decatur Daily

Alabama Toyota plant to make truck engines, add 450 jobs...

HUNTSVILLE (AP) — A Toyota factory in Huntsville will add 450 jobs as the sole North American manufacturer of engines for the 2022 Tundra pickup truck, the company said Monday....

 2021-09-19 19:23 

The Decatur Daily

Three dead after weekend wrecks in Morgan County...

Three people died in two wrecks in Morgan County over the weekend....

 2021-09-19 05:15 

The Decatur Daily

Decatur's budget to grow by $7 million as pandemic leads to higher local tax collections...

A steady increase in city of Decatur revenue that appeared to benefit from the pandemic rather than being harmed by it has the mayor and chief financial officer proposing a fiscal 2022 budget that's almost $7 million more than the......

 2021-09-19 05:15 

The Decatur Daily

Area high schools, colleges respond to nursing shortage...

Area high schools and colleges are working to address a severe local and statewide shortage of nurses, with some expanding existing programs and one school starting a new nursing program....

 2021-09-19 05:15 

The Decatur Daily

Limestone budget includes 3% cost-of-living raises, 2 additional dispatchers...

Cost-of-living raises and two additional Sheriff's Office dispatchers are included in Limestone County's nearly $45.4 million fiscal 2022 budget that is 3.9% higher than the current spending plan....

 2021-09-19 05:10 

The Decatur Daily

Durant: US should have kept presence in Afghanistan...

PRICEVILLE — The U.S. Army helicopter pilot who was shot down, captured and later released in Somalia in 1993 called the American withdrawal from Afghanistan tragic and believes the U.S. should have kept a presence in the country where more......

 2021-09-19 05:10 

The Decatur Daily

'Devious licks' — Schools in Morgan County deal with TikTok-inspired thefts...

"Devious licks," a trend begun on the TikTok video sharing app, has led to school bathrooms being plundered nationwide and a multitude of thefts, including some in Morgan County....

 2021-09-19 05:10 

The Decatur Daily

More rain expected today after downpour Saturday closes numerous roads...

The Decatur area is expected to receive up to 2 inches of additional rain today after about 3 inches fell in some places Saturday afternoon and forced temporary closings of numerous roads, according to the National Weather Service in Huntsville......

 2021-09-19 05:10 

The Decatur Daily

'Retain Alabama' effort aims to sell students on homegrown opportunities...

Alabama college students rank cost of living, job opportunities and salaries as key factors in deciding where they'll live after graduation and about 43% of them are undecided about staying in Alabama, according to a recent survey....

 2021-09-19 05:00 

The Decatur Daily

Sept. 19 police reports...

ARRESTS...

 2021-09-19 05:00 

The Decatur Daily

Meetings...

To place a notice in "Meetings," call 256-340-2433 or mail to P.O. Box 2213, Decatur, AL 35609-2213, ATTN: Meetings; fax to 256-340-2392; or email to news@decaturdaily.com. Please submit items a week in advance....

 2021-09-19 05:00 

The Decatur Daily

Antebellum stories show region's shady side...

"Notorious Antebellum North Alabama," by John O'Brien (The History Press: Charleston, South Carolina), 2020, $21.99, 110 pages....

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