— Limestone County is under a severe thunderstorm warning until 4 p.m. First reponders have answered several weather-related calls this afternoon, including reports of tree and power pole on fire. Firefighters also responded to a house fire on Pryor Street, though it's unclear if the fire was lightning related. The roof was also blown off a mobile home on Shaw Road.
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- 3 Limestone teens charged with burglaries
- Athens man arrested on Wal-Mart theft charges
Athens State's tuition to increase 6 to 9 percent
The Athens State budget is facing an approximately $1.1 million budget deficit, according to Vice President of Financial Affairs Mike McCoy.
Sex offender arrested over travel plans
The warrant was issued after Wells was not at his residence on several occasions during resident checks on the week of April 11.
Athens man arrested for stolen credit card, other charges
McFarland is accused of taking his father’s medication and his wallet, which contained cash and credit cards, on April 10.
- UPDATE: Power restored after wreck damages Lindsay Lane utility pole
Athens hospital board approves low-interest $10M loan, guaranty deal with Huntsville Hospital
The 10-year loan through PNC Bank is replacing a $7.1 million bond for ALH, with an interest rate fixed at 1.92 percent.
BREAKING: Limestone man arrested after shooting man in chest
The shooting victim was taken to Huntsville Hospital and is listed in fair condition in the surgical intensive care unit, said hospital spokeswoman Pam Sparks.
- Sheriff: Elkmont couple arrested on meth charges with child present
BREAKING: Traffic accident damages utility pole on Lindsay Lane
Athens Utilities has closed Lindsay Lane from Strain Road to Huntsville-Browns Ferry Road. It will be closed until 4:30 p.m. today.
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