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City considers 'calming circle' for traffic
An Athens department head is proposing the city calm such motorists in one area and consider doing so in others.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
Athens man arrested after police say he stole barber's AC unit and sold it to customer
ATHENS, Alabama - An Athens man was arrested Monday after a customer overheard his barber discussing a stolen air conditioning unit and realized a used one he'd bought earlier in the day was the stolen one, Chief Floyd Johnson said.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Stolen city truck used in ATM heist recovered in Madison Co.
According to the owner of the Chevron off of Huntsville Brownsferry Road and Highway 31, two men in dark colored hoodies broke the front door with a rock shortly after 2:30 a.m., entered and took the entire ATM from the store.
Missed Arby's grand reopening? Take a virtual tour of the remodeled Huntsville space here
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Roast beef lovers who missed the grand reopening of Arby's in Huntsville on Saturday can now take a virtual tour of the renovated quick-service sandwich chain.
Fire truck involved in wreck on I-65
Athens officials reported a wreck on I-65 involving a fire truck and another driver around 8 a.m. Monday.
Empty Bowls soup luncheon to benefit food insecurity problem in community
The project is a grassroots effort to raise hunger awareness and food aid, while LCCI is a food pantry and emergency assistance nonprofit comprised of nearly 40 local churches.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Scams Targeting Senior Citizens, The BBB Steps in
Scam artists are trying harder than ever to trick people into giving them money, and unfortunately they are targeting senior citizens.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Chick-fil-A to Host Annual Connect Race Series in Athens April 12
Chick-fil-A will host its annual Connect Race Series in Athens on Saturday, April 12, starting and ending on The Square.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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Pipe dreams: Organ gets new life in Athens
A smile creased Louise Steele's face as she remembered the sound of the pipe organ that once filled Athens State University's McCandless Hall.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The 9 oddest festivals in Alabama
D id you know that, here in Alabama, a Miss Opp Rattlesnake Rodeo is crowned each year? And did you know that a toga contest is held in Athens, Ala., where you can eat a fried red velvet cupcake while celebrating your victory? The 54th Annual Opp Rattlesnake Rodeo will be this weekend, April 12-13, in Opp, a town of about 6,600 residents in ... (more)
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Local resident in Progress-Oh! Makeover Contest
The 26-year-old Limestone County woman is one of six finalists in the contest. She recently lost 45 pounds and nearly five dress sizes and is hoping to win the competition, which will send her to Los Angeles for a head-to-toe makeover and more.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Free walking tours offered in AL towns
Free guided walking tours will be held in 33 towns across Alabama each Saturday morning in April, including Albertville, Athens and Huntsville/Madison.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Rodent Droppings, Dirty Dishes Not Cutting the Mustard
Lil' Dottie's at 18025 Nuclear Plant Road in Athens: Score of 75 a Not sanitizing dishes & drying dishes with common cloth towel.
Area leaders 'arrested' for MDA fundraiser
But the bevy of arrests around town was due to approximately 100 business and community leaders going to jail as part of Limestone's first-ever Lock-Up fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Some sharp kids: 18th Honor Band showcases 119 players w/VIDEO
The muscular strains of Scott Watson's "Awake the Iron" and the sweeping sounds of "A Tribute to Count Basie" filled the Clements Baptist Church sanctuary Tuesday night.
4 injured in head-on collision
Two women were airlifted to Huntsville Hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Expensive Huntsville flights lead local couple to launch affordable shuttle service to Nashville
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Like many local transplants, New York native Roger Nunamann and his Irish wife, Colette, came to the Huntsville area more than 10 years ago for a work opportunity.
Athens Burger King drive-through worker charged with using customer's credit card
ATHENS, Alabama -A worker in the Burger King drive-through on U.S. Highway 72 East kept a customer's credit card and later used it to buy items for herself, Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson said.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Athens police arrest 4 on drug, theft, forged instrument charges over weekend
Donnie Ford Parker was arrested and charged with second-degree theft of property after an incident at Athens Auto Collision on Highway 72. Police said he took cash and checks totaling $8,835 from the store on March 14. James William Malone was arrested on a warrant for possession of a forged instrument after attempting to cash a fake payroll check ... (more)
Mother severely burned while looking for children
Dominga was in critical condition Monday afternoon at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital burn ward, a spokeswoman said.