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  1. Decatur Heritage big man turns gym into 'lab,' finds niche on hardwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Decatur Daily

    ... (10-1) was ranked No. 2 on the latest Alabama Sports Writers Association Class 1A basketball poll. The Eagles play Athens and West Limestone later this week at Austin High in the annual Pepsi Classic. "I love basketball," Boler said. "To me, it's ...

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  2. Anderson East Unpacks His Unique Sound: 'I Definitely Don't Think I Am a Country Artist'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Billboard

    ... store? Forget about it." Be that as it may, those days of anonymity won't last much longer. On Jan. 12, 2018, the Athens, Ala., native will release his fourth album, Encore , which was preceded by the breakthrough single "All on My Mind." Ellen ...

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  3. Huntsville man accused of stealing checks in Athens, forging themRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Decatur Daily

    ... worth of merchandise at the Kroger in Columbia, $482.91 worth at Walmart online and a $1,552.21 purchase at Lowe's in Athens. Limestone County Sheriff's Investigator Caleb Durden obtained copies of the checks and documents from the retailers, as ...

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  4. Athens dog park still in the worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Decatur Daily

    Athens officials Thursday said plans for a city dog park are still in the works, though they have not selected a location. "We're right in the middle of designing a new recreation center, and depending on where it lays on the property, there might be space for a dog park," Mayor Ronnie Marks said.

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  5. Athens man arrested after afternoon shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... Ferry Rd. The two suspects were found inside the residence. They were both detained by officers and taken to the Athens Police Department for questioning. During questioning information was provided that allowed detectives to locate the pistol used ...

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  6. OOPS: Athens woman breaks into occupied vehicle of corrections officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    An Athens woman was arrested Saturday after making entry into an employee's vehicle and attempting to make entry into several other vehicles in the parking lot at the Limestone County Sheriff's Office. Natasha Dawn Mencia, 29, was busted when she tried to break into the wrong vehicle - more specifically, a vehicle occupied by corrections officer John Moore.

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  7. Athens woman charged in stabbing, robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | The Decatur Daily

    Melony C. Cook, 49, 21778 Nelson St., was charged with first-degree robbery and second-degree assault following the incident and was in Limestone County Jail with bail set at $5,000, police said. In a statement, Athens police said they responded to a call of a stabbing at the U Wash laundromat at Clinton and Forrest streets.

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  8. Athens woman arrested in jail's parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | The Decatur Daily

    An Athens woman didn't have to go far to be booked into Limestone County Jail on a breaking and entering charge Saturday, the Sheriff's Office said. Natasha Dawn Mencia, 29, 20414 Lovell Drive, was arrested in the parking lot of the county jail after a corrections officer observed her entering an unlocked truck belonging to another jail employee, authorities said.

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  9. 'Just take me to jail': Woman accused of burglarizing truck in sheriff's office parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | Alabama Live

    Natasha Dawn Mencia, a 29-year-old from Athens, is charged with breaking and entering a vehicle, a Class C felony that's punishable by up to 10 years in prison. Limestone County Corrections Officer John Moore was sitting in his vehicle eating a biscuit in the parking lot when Mencia tried to get in the passenger side, authorities said.

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  10. Athens man facing drug chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | The Decatur Daily

    An Athens man is facing a drug charge after Decatur police received a tip about a possible methamphetamine delivery Thursday night, authorities said. Austin Gerard Brooks, 25, 1410 E. Elm St., was charged with possession of a controlled substance-methamphetamine and three misdemeanors, police said.

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  11. Homes, loft apartments, commercial sites planned for Athens developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | The Decatur Daily

    Huntsville-based developers plan to transform what is now a vacant field in Athens into a development with single-family homes, loft-style apartments and commercial offerings. "It's a unique project that will be something different and exciting for Athens," said Dan Nash, one of four partners with Concord Land Development.

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  12. Gift GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | The Decatur Daily

    ... is just a start. I'm really beyond amazed," Tibbs said. Released in October, the 13-track album by Bradley Walker, of Athens, features the songs "Amazing Grace," "Family Bible," "I'll Fly Away," "The Old Rugged Cross," "Because He Lives" and ...

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  13. Athens woman faces drug trafficking chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | The Decatur Daily

    An Athens woman was arrested Thursday after investigators found methamphetamine, Hydrocodone, Xanax, marijuana and counterfeit money at her residence, said the Limestone County Sheriff's Office. Brooke Lashaye Carroll, 35, of 210 E. McLellan Street, was charged with drug trafficking, two counts of first-degree possession of a forged instrument, two counts of possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanors, authorities said.

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  14. Police arrest Athens woman on multiple drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Athens Police say they arrested a woman after finding several drugs while conducting a search warrant at her home Thursday. Investigators say they found methamphetamine, Hydrocodone, Xanax, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and counterfeit money during the search.

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  15. Lake Eufaula AFT Division 12 Event CancelledRead the original story

    Friday Dec 8 | American Bass Anglers

    Athens, AL. The American Fishing Tour event planned for this Saturday 12/09 on Lake Eufaula has been canceled due to weather issues.

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  16. Alabama high school students surprise teacher who lost his dog with a new puppyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    An Alabama high school teacher is spending his holiday season with a new puppy, thanks to the generosity of his students. Clements High School students in Athens, surprised their history teacher Troy Rogers at school last month with an 8-week-old golden retriever puppy.

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  17. Limestone County judge revokes probation for convicted rapist ClemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | The Decatur Daily

    ... time in jail if he didn't violate probation. The probation revocation hearing for Clem, 29, of 607 Corum Circle, Athens, was last week at the Limestone County Courthouse. "After considering the evidence at the hearing, this court is reasonably ...

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  18. Bethlehem Walk: Christmas story comes to life at Limestone churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | The Decatur Daily

    ... Reserve tickets at christmasnowandthen.com . a "The Christmas Story" by Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1917 U.S. 72, Athens. The drive-thru experience tells of the birth of Jesus. Open Saturday-Sunday and Dec. 16-17, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Mix the ...

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  19. Convicted rapist Austin Clem's probation revokedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | The Decatur Daily

    ... hearing. He argued that the prosecution's case against Clem was based on hearsay. Clem, 29, of 607 Corum Circle, Athens, was convicted on one count of first-degree rape and two counts of second-degree rape in September 2013, but his sentence ...

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  20. Vehicles already parked in prime spots for Athens Christmas paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | The Decatur Daily

    People have already parked their vehicles to hold prime viewing spots along Hobbs Street in Athens for tonight's Christmas parade.

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