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  1. Alumni carry on 'love and spirit' of Limestone's only all-black high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 3 | The Decatur Daily

    Onlookers take pictures of the Trinity Grand Reunion Parade as it makes its way through Athens on Saturday. More photos at decaturdaily.com .

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  2. Prayers for protection: How churches are reaching out to first respondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 1 | The Decatur Daily

    Athens State security officer Thomas Townsend joins in the prayer during a Unity Rally in Athens in July. JERONIMO NISA/DECATUR DAILY People hold hands as they sing "We Shall Overcome" during a Unity Rally at Athens State University in July.

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  3. 4 Things to DoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 1 | The Decatur Daily

    ... County where black students could receive a high school education. The Trinity Grand Reunion Parade in downtown Athens will kick off at 10 a.m. at Lincoln-Bridgeforth Park. The parade will go down Washington Street, around the square and return to ...

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  4. Small, "extreme" drought continues in Northeast AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 1 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... Jackson County is still the same: dry as a bone. Here's the latest drought monitor map; note the area from Athens and Decatur west into The Shoals is now essentially free of drought while Northeast Alabama and North Georgia are still in the "severe" ...

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  5. Get your game on: Staging high school football matchups takes workRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 31 | The Decatur Daily

    Athens High students get ready to cheer before Friday night's rain-delayed game against Sparkman. WILLIAM T. MARTIN/DECATUR DAILY Athens High students get ready to cheer before Friday night's rain-delayed game against Sparkman.

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  6. Shirley McDonaldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 30 | Hawk Eye

    ... four siblings, Leonard Ford Jr., Janice Carpenter and David Ford, all of Mount Pleasant, and Randy Welcher of Athens, Ala.; and several nieces and nephews. The memorial service for Mrs. McDonald will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with ...

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  7. Youths killed in 'horrendous' crash connected to schools in Limestone, Madison countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 29 | The Decatur Daily

    ... Reid Road, state troopers spokesman Curtis Summerville said. A passenger in Allred's vehicle, Michael Swanner, 16, of Athens, also was killed, trooper reports show. Swanner was a former student of Sparkman High School in Madison County, a ...

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  8. Robert Lee Garrett Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 29 | Times Georgian

    ... County, Georgia, as well as LaGrange College and Middle Georgia College. He received his teaching certificate from Athens College in Athens, Alabama. After serving in the Army for two years, he began his teaching career in Douglas County and later ...

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  9. Limestone County Deputies lauded for their efforts to save wreck victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 29 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Hearts are heavy across Limestone County after three people were killed in a late night crash , just outside of Athens. Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely says his department doesn't investigate crashes, but they always respond to them to see if they can be of assistance.

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  10. Prayer vigil held for Limestone County crash victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Family and friends gathered Monday night to remember three young people killed in a two-vehicle wreck near Athens late Sunday . They died in a head-on collision off Reid Road just before Brownsferry Road.

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  11. Vigil for Limestone wreck victims is tonight in AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 29 | The Decatur Daily

    ... Chevy on Reid Road around 11:45 p.m., state troopers said. A passenger in Allred's vehicle, Michael Swanner, 16, of Athens, also was killed, trooper reports show. Swanner was a former student of Sparkman High School in Madison County, a spokeswoman ...

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  12. FreightCar America Inc. Announces Appointment of Jim America as Vice President, Human ResourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 29 | GlobeNewswire

    ... America, Jim worked for Carpenter Technology as an HR executive in establishing their new world class facility in Athens, AL. Previously, he has served as VP, Human Resources for Colonial Pipeline, U.S. Pipe and Foundry and at one time was the ...

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  13. 3 youths with ties to schools in Limestone, Madison counties killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 29 | The Decatur Daily

    ... with a 2008 Chevy on Reid Road, according to state troopers. A passenger in Allred's vehicle, Michael Swanner, 16, of Athens, also was killed, trooper reports show. Swanner was a former student of Sparkman High School in Madison County, a ...

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  14. Athens celebrates first playground accommodating disabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 29 | The Decatur Daily

    The city of Athens and the Greater Limestone County Chamber of Commerce will celebrate at 2 p.m. Tuesday the completion of the city's first playground designed to accommodate children with physical disabilities. The $119,000 project added specialized play equipment to the existing Kids Dugout playground at the Athens Sportsplex on U.S. 31 North, including the installation of a rubber surface to allow wheelchair access.

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  15. 3 killed and 2 injured in head-on crash near AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 29 | The Decatur Daily

    A two vehicle-crash on Reid Road late Sunday left three people dead and two others injured, authorities said. A driver, Justin Lee Allred, 19, of Athens, and a 16-year-old passenger in a 2000 Chevrolet Impala were killed when the vehicle collided with a 2008 Chevrolet, state troopers spokesman Curtis Summerville said in a statement.

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  16. Athens booming as bedroom communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 28 | The Decatur Daily

    In the latest sign of residential economic recovery in Athens, multiple subdivisions, some of which stalled when their developers went out of business, have resumed activity. City Planner Mac Martin read through a list of nearly a dozen subdivisions, including the 49-lot Ridges of Oakdale, which is full; the 26-lot Meres in Athens Phase 1, which he said is is nearing build-out; and The Village at Piney Creek, which he said has become "a pretty hot commodity" since its development stalled during the Great Recession.

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  17. 3 killed in Limestone County wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2016 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... of Christ claimed the lives of three people at 11:45 Sunday night. One of the victims was Justin Lee Allred, 19, of Athens who died at the scene. The other, a 16-year-old male was flown to Huntsville hospital and died there. Troopers say the 2000 ...

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  18. Casa Blanca to re-open as Lucia'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | The Decatur Daily

    Lucia's Cocina Mexicana in Decatur occupies a building that has been home to several previous restaurants, including Mama Blues and Quincy's Family Steakhouse. JOHN GODBEY/DECATUR DAILY ATHENS - The former Casa Blanca restaurant in downtown Athens will re-open under a new name as early as next month.

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  19. Big Al surprises MDA crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | The Decatur Daily

    ... photos from this and other Saturday events at decaturdaily.com . WILLIAM T. MARTIN/DECATUR DAILY Tyrone Harris of Athens crosses the finish line to win the sixth annual Bill J. Dukes [email protected] Run on Saturday morning at Point Mallard Park. WILLIAM T. ...

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  20. Athens siblings win $1,500 at Ducky DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | The Decatur Daily

    Elizabeth Clark, left, of Caddo and Taylor Handley of Athens cheer on their ducks during the finals of the Ducky Derby on Saturday at the Point Mallard Ice Complex. Handley's duck won the race and $1,500.

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