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  1. Sleeping truckers robbed at gunpoint in Athens parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Alabama Live

    ... 9th Avenue and Houston Street. Anyone with information about this crime should call Detective Tim McIntire with ther Athens Police Department at (256) 233-8700.

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  2. Two events will close roads in downtown Athens on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    City leaders say a race and parade will impact downtown area streets in downtown Athens on Saturday, May 9. Police ask drivers to avoid these areas during the events, if possible. Family FunZone opens at 7 a.m. for children under 12. The free event will be on The Square until 10 a.m. The races start and end on West Washington Street.

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  3. Athens, Limestone County Schools address technology changes in annual State of the Schools addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The future of education can be summed up in two words: responsible technology. That was the theme of Friday's State of the Schools address at Athens State University.

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  4. PHOTOS: Meth lab explodes inside motel room in Athens, no one hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Athens Police say one person is in custody after a meth lab exploded inside a motel room early Wednesday morning. Police are looking for another suspect, too.

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  5. Athens Budget Inn remains open after meth lab explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    There was a confirmed meth lab explosion at the Budget Inn on Highway 31 in Athens on Wednesday morning, according to Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson. The Budget Inn manager stated that the alarm was triggered in room 123 for smoke around 4:45 a.m. The manager said he ran into the room and saw smoke.

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  6. 2 charged in armed robbery that left victim beaten at Athens hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Alabama Live

    Two men were taken into custody Sunday afternoon in connection to a robbery at an Athens hotel earlier that morning. The alleged robbery was reported Sunday morning at the Budget Inn on U.S. 31. The 40-year-old victim told police he was doing his laundry when two men approached him and asked him for fifty cents.

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  7. Crews work to repair power outage in AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The outage is said to be impacting residents on the west side of both the city of Athens and Limestone County. A lightening arrester caused an outage at the Athens Primary substation.

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  8. Alabama Shakes: Fun and fearlessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... her small Alabama hometown - are adored by critics, revered by fans. It all began at the end of a dirt road in rural Athens, Alabama, where Howard grew up fearless and free. "I used to go out in this yard," she said of her childhood, "and it had a ...

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  9. 17 suspects facing charges following Athens drug bustRead the original story

    Sunday May 3 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Athens News Courier reports that the arrests were made Friday as part of the Athens Police Department's "Spring Fling 2015" operation. Athens police Chief Floyd Johnson said the operation was carried out with investigators from the Limestone County Sheriff's Office.

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  10. The soulful Alabama ShakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | CBS News

    Brittany Howard and her bandmates were all friends from a small Alabama town when success came, with a roar, to their rock band, Alabama Shakes. Adored by critics and revered by fans, their second album is now topping the charts. Jan Crawford reports from Athens, Alabama, where it all began.

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  11. a Alabama Shakes: Fearless and freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | CBS News

    ... her small Alabama hometown -- are adored by critics, revered by fans. It all began at the end of a dirt road in rural Athens, Alabama, where Howard grew up fearless and free. "I used to go out in this yard," she said of her childhood, "and it had a ...

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  12. Savannah Scottish Games held at Bethesda AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | SavannahNow

    Ian Maule/ Savannah Morning News- Angie Beaugh, of Athens, Ala. compete in the Scottish hammer throw during the 39th Savannah Scottish Games at Bethesda Academy in Savannah on Saturday, May 2nd, 2015.

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  13. Seventeen people arrested in Athens roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Spring Fling 2015 included a list of 35 arrest warrants, investigators say, and as of Friday night 17 people were taken into custody on a total of 26 charges. The other 18 will be listed in a database as "wanted", police say, until officers are able to find them.

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  14. Northern Alabama man in critical condition after shootingRead the original story

    Saturday May 2 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A northern Alabama man is in critical condition after being shot five times while retrieving personal items from his ex-girlfriend's Athens residence. The Limestone County Sherriff's Department said the victim was shot by 32-year-old Jason Sparkman, the ex-husband of the victim's ex-girlfriend.

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  15. Authorities responded to a shooting at a residence in Athens on Friday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Limestone County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of shots fired at 6:55 p.m. at a residence on 27874 Trotter's Lane. When they arrived they found the 37-year-old victim had been shot five times.

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  16. 17 arrested, 18 to go in 'Spring Fling' drug crackdown in Athens, Limestone CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Alabama Live

    Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson reports that 17 people were arrested Friday as part of a drug crackdown effort called "Spring Fling 2015." Investigators with the Athens Police Department and Limestone County Sheriff's Office executed arrest warrants in two waves on Friday.

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  17. Alabama Shakes feasting on Southern soul foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... one, and being brave has really paid off, I think. We tried a lot of new things this time around." Formed in 2009 in Athens, Alabama by Howard and schoolmate Zac Cockrell, Alabama Shakes started out like high school bands everywhere: copying their ...

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  18. Alabama Shakes top US chart in independent firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The China Post

    ... since country singer Jason Aldean's "Old Boots, New Dirt" in October. Alabama Shakes - based in the small town of Athens, Alabama and with little glitz in appearance - rose quickly from obscurity after a well-received performance at New York's ...

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  19. 2 Limestone County men charged with buying meth ingredient at Athens Wal-MartRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Two Limestone County men were arrested Tuesday after they were allegedly seen by narcotics officers buying pseudoephedrine in an attempt to make meth. The Decatur Daily reports that Jeffrey Bryan Wise, 50, of Athens and Tony Ray Pope, 55, of Elkmont were booked into the Limestone County jail.

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  20. Indie sensation Alabama Shakes tops US album chartRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Daily Star

    ... since country singer Jason Aldean's "Old Boots, New Dirt" in October. Alabama Shakes -- based in the small town of Athens, Alabama and with little glitz in appearance -- rose quickly from obscurity after a well-received performance at New York's ...

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