COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Police say a woman and her three children have been found dead at a Georgia apartment complex and a man has been arrested.
FORT PAYNE (AP) — Police in Alabama say a man tried to pour gasoline on a woman and attempted to run an officer over before he was shot and wounded by authorities.
MONTGOMERY (AP) — Alabama indicated in a court filing that it might agree to keep the state's new abortion ban on hold until 2020 to let a legal challenge play out in court.
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has placed racial animus at the center of his reelection campaign, and even some of his critics believe it could deliver him a second term.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama residents can now bid on state and federal surplus property more than three times a year.
Bench trials for two former Athens High School students and a Toney woman arrested following an April 10 ruckus at Athens High School have been moved to Aug. 15, court records show.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary numbers suggest.
TOKYO (AP) — A man screaming "You die!" burst into an animation studio in Kyoto, doused it with a flammable liquid and set it on fire Thursday, killing 33 people in an attack that shocked anime fans across Japan and beyond.
The superintendent and the chief school financial officer of Athens City Schools will be receiving pay raises on July 1.
Eighteen-month-old Emmaline Maher, left, does her best to follow along Wednesday as Deputy Stephen Young of the Limestone County Sheriff's Office reads "The Gum-Chewing Rattler" by Joe Hayes to her and her sister, 4-year-old Anna Grace Maher, during Storytime at the Visitors Center. The Athe…
Seventeen federally protected slackwater darters were among the more than 3,000 fish killed in May by a raw sewage spill in Athens, according to a report by the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
Differences in city versus county building practices were discussed at Tuesday's Athens Planning Commission meeting as residents voiced concerns about a new housing development being constructed just inside the city limits.
An Elkmont woman wanted on theft charges hid in the attic of a local business to avoid arrest, records show.
In North Alabama each year, more than 1,000 births end with an infant staying in the Huntsville Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
The Limestone County Board of Education approved the following personnel actions at its July 11 meeting:
• Revival. Peace Missionary Baptist Church will host a revival series 7 p.m. today through Friday, July 17–19, at the church, 1214 Plainview Circle, Athens. Guest evangelist is Leroy Elliot of Chicago. Various choirs will furnish the song service each night. More information: Mike Bailey, 25…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer mock commando raids to test nuclear power plants' defenses against terrorist attacks. Fewer, smaller government inspections for plant safety issues. Less notice to the public and to state governors when problems arise.
A dog is on the mend Wednesday at Limestone Veterinary Clinic after animal control officers found him with a makeshift splint on an infected injury but no obvious cause or lead to the owner.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama has until Aug. 5 to respond to a request to block the state's near-total abortion ban from taking effect this fall.
DETROIT (AP) — The heat wave that has been roasting much of the U.S. in recent days is just getting warmed up, with temperatures expected to soar to dangerous levels through the weekend.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary statistics suggest.
NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists say they nearly eliminated disease-carrying mosquitoes on two islands in China using a new technique.
GENEVA (AP) — The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced Wednesday after the virus spread this week to a city of 2 million people.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation's addiction crisis accelerated from 2006 to 2012.
Your favorite food trucks and then some will be back Friday in downtown Athens along with live music and games, crafts and activities for kids.
On any given day, there may be dozens of opportunities on your calendar to recognize a hobby, a food, an occupation, or a cause near and dear to someone’s heart. From National Oatmeal Month to National Houseplant Appreciation and National Pharmacist days, it would be difficult to keep up wit…
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman is being accused of starving and physically abusing her 13 and 11-year-old daughters.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A summer afternoon at the beach quickly became a scramble to save a pod of disoriented pilot whales, with vacationers joining lifeguards and state wildlife crews in the water trying to keep roughly 30 of the large marine mammals from beaching themselves on the Georgia coast.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes were posting slight losses in midday trading on Wall Street Wednesday as a sharp drop for railroad operator CSX pulled industrial companies broadly lower.
MONTGOMERY (AP) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore has raised less than $17,000 so far in his newest U.S. Senate race.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Officials in West Palm Beach are hoping a continuous loop of children's songs played throughout the night will keep homeless people from sleeping on the patio of a city-owned rental banquet facility.
Apple and Google are rolling out dozens of new emojis that of course include cute critters, but also expand the number of images of human diversity.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dust off your Captain Marvel cosplay, San Diego Comic-Con is here.
A discussion about historical preservation between an Athens resident and the City Council dominated a large part of Monday's City Council meeting, though a resolution was not decided.
Citing a growing population and increased responsibilities, Limestone County's top law enforcement officials on Monday asked the County Commission for more money for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.
While households are expected to spend more than ever on school supplies this year, parents and guardians can get a little extra for their money during the sales tax holiday this weekend.
• VBS. First Union Baptist Church will host vacation Bible school 6–8:30 p.m. today through Thursday, July 18, at the church, 18356 Edgewood Road, Athens. "In The Wild" will feature classes for prekindergarten through sixth grade, with games, food, fellowship, crafts and Bible story time. Tr…
The Athens City Council was split Monday on a decision to hire a Nashville-based architect to create a master plan for a park to be built on the former Pilgrim's Pride property on Pryor Street.
CHICAGO (AP) — The alligator had a good run as day after day the people hunting for him in a Chicago lagoon came up empty, but in the end he was no match for an expert the city shipped in from Florida.
When Paul Njoroge gets on an airplane, he becomes fixated on the first few minutes after takeoff.
NEW YORK (AP) — The gravitational pull of Amazon Prime Day is so strong on shoppers it's benefiting other retailers as well, according to an early analysis from a key data group.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. industrial production was flat in June, as a slump in utilities was offset by gains in output by factories and mining.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — New research gives some biological clues to why women may be more likely than men to develop Alzheimer's disease and how this most common form of dementia varies by sex.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.
Dozens of immigrants lined up Tuesday at a major Mexico border crossing, waiting to learn how the Trump administration's plans to end most asylum protections would affect their hopes of taking refuge in the United States.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — HBO's "Game of Thrones" slashed its way to a record-setting 32 Emmy nominations Tuesday for its eighth and final season, leading HBO back to dominance over Netflix, the streaming service that bumped it last year from atop the increasingly crowded television heap.
This Week's Circulars
Funeral for Antonio Derelle Parker, 30, will be noon Saturday, July 20, 2019, at Peoples Funeral Home. Burial in Thatch-Mann Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-7 p.m. Friday and one hour before the service at the funeral home.
David Larry Newton, 72, of Athens, died Monday, July 15, 2019 at Athens-Limestone Hospital. Mr. Newton was born June 21, 1947, in Limestone County. He was a member of First Independent Methodist Church of Athens, a retired welder, and a member of Athens Masonic Loge No. 16. Funeral will be 2…
Funeral for Marilyn Dean Holt, 64, is noon Sunday, July 21, 2019, at Peoples Funeral Home. Visitation is 6-7 p.m. Saturday. The body will be in the church one hour before the funeral. Burial in Thatch-Mann Cemetery.
Funeral service for Pearline Ratliff, 89, will be 1 p.m. Thursday, July 18, 2019, at Peoples Funeral Home, Athens. The Rev. Jeremiah Gardner officiating. Peoples FH directing. Visitation noon-12:30 p.m. Thursday at Peoples FH. Burial in Thatch-Mann Cemetery.
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