— Johnson Elementary School was presented the Top Dog Recycler Award in March by Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful. The school recycled 4.83 pounds of commodities per student in February. Shown above with the school’s Green Team, back row from left, are Tammy Haymon, KALB education coordinator, Nathan Dejareett, first grade; Lilly Garland, second grade; Grayson VanWagner, second grade; Audrey Zirbel, second grade; and Assistant Principal Glenda Egbert; front row, Jonah Bailey, second grade; Adileigh Webb, kindergarten; Carson Morrow, first grade; Bryson Norton, kindergarten; Avery Ruf, first grade; and Molly Haney, first grade.
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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.
Architect approved for upgrades to East senior center
The upgrades at the East Limestone Senior Center include a 14-by-14-foot safe room for 28 occupants.
- Morgan Co. deputy resigns after Wal-Mart shooting
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