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Athens, Alabama is located in Limestone County. Zip codes in Athens, AL include 35611, 35612, and 35614. The median home price in Athens is $189,500. More Athens information.

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Wednesday | Alabama Live

Trial for Athens man accused of killing cousin over 'Fast and Furious' DVDs to begin...

ATHENS, Alabama - The trial of an Athens man accused of stabbing his cousin to death with a pocket knife over two "Fast and Furious" DVDs is set to begin next week in Limestone County Circuit Court.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Alabama Live

Smart911 will store residents' pertinent information for better...

LIMESTONE COUNTY , Alabama - An enhanced 911 system that stores pertinent information for emergency responders, such as number of people living in a household or medical information, will save critical time during a crisis, Limestone County officials said today during a press conference to announce the new service.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Alabama Shakes featured in national campaign commerical

Alabama Shakes and Mercedes-Benz partnered together to shoot a commercial in the band's hometown of Athens.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014
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Alabama Live

On my nightstand: Author Kelly Kazek

Today a uthor and AL.com reporter Kelly Kazek pulls back the curtain and lets us sneak a peek at her reading list with the latest installment in our weekly "On my nightstand" feature.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

News Courier

the Hot Seat: Simulator prepares firefighters for complex road conditions

And though it may seem like a more complex version of today's popular driving games, the goal of the Emergency Vehicle Driver Simulation Trainer is to prepare firefighters for a number of hazards they may encounter while operating a fire truck.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Alabama Live

Athens parents arrested after 9-month-old tests positive for meth

ATHENS, Alabama -- An Athens couple are in the Limestone County Jail after their 9-month-old baby tested positive for methamphetamine.

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Alabama Live

Athens man allegedly attacks teen with box cutter over police call

ATHENS, Alabama -- Athens police say anger over a 911 call sent one man to the hospital and another to jail this weekend.

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American Bass Anglers

Welcome to American Bass Anglers 256-232-0406

Alabama North anglers of the ABA Weekend Bass Series will make their final stop of the year at Lake Guntersville on August 16th & 17th, 2014.

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American Bass Anglers

Welcome to American Bass Anglers 256-232-0406

Athens, AL. August 11, 2014 American Bass Anglers announced today the launch and weigh in sites for the 100% Plus Team Tour.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Alabama Live

Limestone County mother arrested after 7-month-old, 2-year-old test positive for drugs

ATHENS, Alabama -- An Athens woman already on bond for methamphetamine-related charges is back in jail after her young children tested positive for similar drugs.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Alabama Live

Jefferson County man accused of forging $2,648 check at Athens bank

Athens police say the suspect, Walter Tyrone Spencer, 42, of Ensley cashed a forged check totaling $2648.25 at Regions Bank on West Hobbs Street on Feb. 28. Investigators issued a warrant for his arrest and caught up to him Wednesday.

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Alabama Live

Free Tomato Sandwich Day this Saturday at the Athens Saturday Market

Gina Garth making free tomato sandwiches at last year's Athens Saturday Market. She'll be back this Saturday starting at 9 a.m. ATHENS, Alabama-The Athens Saturday Market celebrates a southern staple with Free Tomato Sandwich Day this Saturday at 9 a.m. The market also sells seasonal produce such as squash, zucchini, beans, field peas, okra, and ... (more)

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Alabama Live

Elkmont man killed after crashing into house

ELKMONT, Alabama -- An Elkmont man is dead after losing control of his car on Alabama 127 just after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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Alabama Live

First hands-on assembly employees begin training for Airbus A320 facility in Mobile

"I'm really excited to be in on the ground floor of something of this magnitude, something that's not just good for the Mobile area but for the entire state of Alabama," Doug Adams of Athens, Ala., said from one of six classrooms in the AIDT Aviation Training Center at Mobile Aeroplex.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Alabama Live

Athens woman fought Target security officer before being arrested for robbery, Decatur police say

An Athens woman fought with a Target security officer Saturday when he tried to stop her from leaving the store with stolen merchandise, according to a Decatur Police report.

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News Courier

Birdie Thornton Civitan Club chartered in Limestone County

Special-needs persons at the Birdie Thornton Center in Athens now have additional advocates following the creation of a new Civitan Club.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Alabama Live

Athens 18-year-old, stabbed in neck, holds down assailant until officers arrive

ATHENS, Alabama -- A man is in the Limestone County jail following the overnight stabbing of a teen, who held his attacker down until help arrived.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Alabama Live

Guinness World Records approves Athens Grease Fest to attempt to break world's largest toga party record

ATHENS, Alabama - If you have a toga, or even if you don't yet, your presence is requested at a party Sept.

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News Courier

Three transported after crash

Three women were transported by EMS to Athens-Limestone Hospital with minor injuries Thursday when the red Ford Focus they were riding in hit a white Toyota Camry in front of Peoples Funeral Home off U.S. 31 in Athens.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Alabama Live

Smithsonian traveling exhibit exploring American workers will include Limestone County...

ATHENS, Alabama - In Limestone County, the definition of "work" during its nearly two centuries of existence has evolved from plowing behind a mule to producing electric power with a nuclear reactor.

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