The latest from TV, Radio, and Newspapers

Add a news source

Are we missing a Athens news source? Let us know!

Athens Newswire

Athens Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Athens, AL.

Results 1 - 20 of 56 for "" in Athens, AL

  1. Limestone County family fights Athens City Hall over decorations on daughter's graveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    A Limestone County family, still grieving over the death of their daughter, is now in a battle with city hall over her grave. Pat Montgomery says they chose Roselawn Cemetery in Athens because they allowed grave site decorations.


  2. List of Tennessee Valley Tornado SheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    WHNT News 19 has compiled a list of community tornado shelters in north Alabama. Find the shelter closest to you so you'll know where to go next time severe weather hits.


  3. Police say argument escalates into stabbing, shooting in AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 14 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Police received a call that a person had been cut on Acorn Hill Circle around 10:30 A.M. When officers arrived they were informed that a second victim had been taken to Athens Hospital with gunshot wounds. Police located the stabbing victim in Athens Hospital where he was treated for a minor puncture wound to the chest and later released.


  4. Annual Donnell House Christmas Festival of TreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 12 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The historic Donnell House, built in 1845 and located at 601 A1 2 Clinton Street in Athens, is hosting the annual Christmas Festival of Trees. The Donnell House is one of very few houses left after the sack of Athens by Union soldiers during the Civil War.


  5. Athens Police ask for public's help with search for identity of alleged robberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 9 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Athens police are asking for help in identifying a man wanted in connection to a robbery near a Chevron on Hwy 31 on Wednesday. Officers received a call around 1:13 p.m. saying someone was claiming to have been robbed down the road from the gas station.


  6. Crews working to get large brush fire under control in Limestone CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 4 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Firefighters from Limestone County and the City of Athens are working to put out a large brush fire on Berzett Road.


  7. Man dies in Limestone Co. jail same day he's arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The News Courier reports the man was being booked into jail Thursday when he appeared ill and requested a nitroglycerin tablet from his personal belongings. Deputy Stephen Young, public information officer for the sheriff's office, says moments after the nurses gave him the tablet he collapsed in full cardiac arrest.


  8. Students at East Limestone stop for national anthemRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Xan Kucejko snapped a picture of the trio stopping for the National Anthem at East Limestone High School during Night of the Bands Xan Kucejko snapped a picture of the trio stopping for the National Anthem at East Limestone High School during Night of the Bands ATHENS, Ala - Three Limestone County students displayed their national pride after stopping in their tracks to stand at attention for the national anthem. East Limestone High School was hosting Night of the Bands, which is when county schools come out and play their halftime shows.


  9. Two known drug houses demolished in "Box Alley" neighborhood in AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Construction crews started working early Tuesday morning to help Athens city officials make a dent in the drug traffic in one community: Box Alley. "For about three decades this particular area was the center of the drug activity for Limestone County," District Attorney Brian Jones said as he watched crews tear a condemned house down.


  10. Alabama teen accused of burning 95 hay bales 'out of spite'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | WHNT-TV Huntsville reports that 18-year-old Trace Bradford, of Athens, is facing up to 30 years in prison if he is convicted of second-degree arson and first-degree criminal mischief. Limestone County Sheriff's Office spokesman Stephen Young says Bradford last month set fire to a Lester house that the owner was turning into a hunting camp for the winter.


  11. Woman dies of injuries from wreck on I-65 in Limestone CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    One person died and two others were injured in a two-vehicle crash that happened Wednesday on Interstate 65 south in Limestone County. Alabama State Troopers say Susan T. Wilson, 54, of Burns, Tennessee was hurt when the 2016 Subaru she was driving was hit by a 2013 Kia driven by Stanley Wiggins, 28, of Decatur.


  12. Firefighters containing field fire in AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Athens Fire Department and Police Department are on the scene of a field fire at Elm Street and Hine Street. Athens Police Department says the crossing of Elm Street and Hine Street is blocked off at this time.


  13. Limestone County Deputy spots vehicle of alleged robbery suspects and prevents third attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. -Limestone County Deputies arrested two suspects believed to be in connection with two separate robberies, and say the arrest allegedly prevented a third.


  14. Limestone County woman arrested after having half a pound of methamphetamineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    According to the Limestone County Sheriff's Office 24-year-old Heather Nicole Legg was discovered to have over half a pound of methamphetamine in her vehicle Tuesday night. During the Investigation, they noticed what appeared to be a drug transaction taking place between Legg and another person at an Athens motel.


  15. Police investigate armed robbery at Athens gas stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The Athens Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred Monday night around 9:15 at the J-Mart Marathon gas station on Hwy 72 at Hine Street.


  16. Man taken to hospital after being run over by own SUVRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The Limestone County Sheriff's Office says a man is expected to survive after being run over by his own SUV. Investigators say they were called to Todd Circle, just west of Athens, just after 6:00 a.m. They say a man was having problems starting his Ford Explorer, so he crawled under the vehicle to try to get it started.


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

    Sep 1, 2016 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Locally-heavy downpours over the past two weeks helped much of the Valley west of Huntsville out of drought conditions Alabama's over-all drought picture improved over the past two weeks thanks to daily doses of scattered showers and storms. Total drought areal coverage dropped from 66% to 61% since last Thursday, but for all of the improvements, Jackson County is still the same: dry as a bone.


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

    Aug 29, 2016 | 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.


  19. Q&A with candidates running for Madison City Council District 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Below are five questions we posed to each of the candidates running for District 4 on the Madison City Council. Here are the answers, straight from the candidates.


  20. Fatal overnight crash kills passenger on Seven Mile Post RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    An overnight crash on Seven Mile Post Road has claimed the life of a woman from the Anderson community and injured another.


Athens Job Listings
View or post Athens job listings on Topix.
Athens Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Athens from Topix.
Athens Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Athens on Topix.