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2 dead in plane crash near Highway 127 in north Alabama
Two people are dead after a plane crash in the Elkmont area Monday afternoon.
What you need to know for the Limestone Co. Special School Tax Renewal Election
LIMESTONE CO., Ala. (WAFF) - The 2023 Special School Tax Renewal Election is happening tomorrow and here is all you need to know about it. The election is to renew a $3 million special district property tax for Limestone County residents. According to the Athens-Limestone County Chamber of Commerce these are not new taxes but are taxes required to be renewed every 20 years.
ALEA: One lane reopens after crash shuts down I-65 southbound near Athens
A single-vehicle crash involving a commercial vehicle has shut down I-65 southbound traffic, north of Athens.
These athens, AL based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of athens..
Decatur Council Meeting Heats Up with No Decision on Officers, Mayor Absent
Experience the rising tension at the Decatur council meeting, where no decision has been made regarding the officers involved in a controversial case. With emotions running high and the Mayor's absence, the community awaits updates amidst the ongoing hearing.
Determination hearings start for Decatur police officers involved in Steve Perkins’ death
DECATUR, Ala. (WAFF) - The fate of four Decatur police officers will be decided this week according to city leaders. Mayor Tab Bowling is expected to decide whether the officers involved in the shooting death of Steve Perkins will be fired or face any other discipline. The determination hearings started...
Capital murder suspect convicted of reckless manslaughter in shooting outside Birmingham Burger King
A Decatur man has been convicted in the shooting death of another man outside a Birmingham fast-food restaurant. Matlando Lee West, 31, was initially charged with capital murder and facing a potential death penalty in the 2019 killing of 44-year-old Charles L. Brown. The deadly shooting happened Oct. 14, 2019,...
USPS to hold job fair in Athens on December 9
ATHENS Ala. (WAFF) - The United States Postal Service will hold a job fair Saturday at the Athens Post Office at 1110 West Market Street. Post office officials will be on-site to share opportunities as a Rural Carrier Associate and an Assistant Rural Carrier. Each position pays $19.94 an hour.
Today the gas price is close to $2.83 in Rogersville as of 2023-12-04. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.242, a week ago the price is $3.250 , according to AAA.
Limestone County teen sentenced to life for killing family denied new trial
An Elkmont teen sentenced to life without parole for killing his entire family was denied a new trial. According to court records, a Limestone County judge made the decision Friday. Mason Sisk's lawyers previously filed a motion for a new trial in October. Sisk was 14 years old when he...
Wish granted: Athens girl's gingerbread contest dream becomes reality
Ella was deemed the namesake of the contest, which she personally asked Mayor Ronnie Marks to bring to town earlier this year.
Giles Property Committee To Meet Dec. 5
The Giles County Property Committee will meet at the Office of Emergency Management on Columbia Highway at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, December 5.
Harvest man indicted for fatal crash involving motorcycle
A Harvest man will go to trial in Marshall County for a fatal crash involving a motorcycle. A grand jury indicted Patrick Meadows for manslaughter and vehicular homicide. It's for a crash last year that killed one man on Highway 69. Meadows is free on bond.
Multiple injured in Rogersville crash involving Huntsville School bus
Authorities say multiple people are injured after an accident involving a Huntsville City School bus in Rogersville.
Weekly Safety Report: Shooting and Meth Trafficking Incidents in Decatur, Alabama
Two incidents occurred in Decatur, Alabama this week. In the first incident, a man was shot in the leg on Saturday night in the 2700 block of Ashville Drive SW. The victim was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover. The Decatur Police Department is currently investigating the incident to determine a potential suspect and any charges that may be filed. In the second incident, a Hartselle man was found in possession of over 4 pounds of methamphetamine during a vehicle stop near Cedar Lake Road and Sandlin Road. The man was charged with trafficking meth and held in the Morgan County Jail.
Unveiling the Culinary Delights at Moe's Original BBQ
My recent visit to Moe's Original BBQ was a mixed bag. I was a bit let down by the quality of the meat and the noise level inside the restaurant. The provided scissors were also not up to the mark. However, the mini Moe's were absolutely fabulous, and the sides were a delight, especially the 'Alabama' white sauce.
Monday Is Deadline for Santa for Seniors Mailed Forms
Monday is the deadline to mail Santa for Seniors application forms to ensure that you are included in this year’s program. You may fill out a form online by visiting the Santa for Seniors Facebook page. Donations are continuing to be accepted through December 11 at WLX and at the Lawrence County Senior Citizens Center, located on Centennial Boulevard in Lawrenceburg. So far, donations have been extremely low this year, and all contributions will be greatly appreciated.
Black Lives Matter members arrive in Decatur ahead of predetermination hearing in support of Steve Perkins
DECATUR, Ala. (WAFF) - Support for Steve Perkins now includes members of the influential Black Lives Matter group. Saturday, members from across the country arrived in Decatur to join local cries for justice and accountability. “We’re tired of having press conferences,” said Eric Hall, a member of Black Lives Matter...
19-Year-Old Student Becomes Youngest Accounting Graduate in 30 Years
Athens State celebrated graduates from the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, and College of Education programs today during the Fall 2023 Commencement ceremonies. A separate ceremony was held for each respective college, with receptions held for the graduates and their families afterwards. During the College of Business’...
Farmer becomes 'buried up to his neck' in terrifying grain bin accident
LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. (WTVF/CNN/CNN Newsource/WKRC) - A farmer became 'buried up to his neck' in a terrifying grain bin accident. WTVF described it as a race against time after a farmer found himself buried up to the neck in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Per the outlet, the farmer survived, thanks to quick work from first responders, who said these kinds of accidents are often fatal.