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  1. High School bands ready to perform at the Outback BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. - Athens High School and Ardmore High School will each be represented at the upcoming Outback Bowl in Tampa.


  2. Holiday Lights: Lentzville Road, AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    There's a quarter-mile of Christmas lights on a drive-through loop. In all, there are more than 20,000 lights!


  3. Athens getting ready for annual tree lighting and toy giveawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Christmas will come early today in Limestone County, as Santa Claus will make an appearance as part of annual event in Athens. Snacks will be served and there will also be a drawing for bicycles.


  4. Save money, time and personal health with Christmas light installersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Holiday light displays are popping up all over north Alabama every day. If you want to put up Christmas lights and don't have the time or energy, WHNT News 19 can help you and save you money at the same time.


  5. Don't call 911 with questions about cooking a turkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Dispatchers at 911 centers across the nation answer calls, never knowing who is on the other end of the line. But holidays often bring out some strange calls.


  6. Tanner family prepares Thanksgiving dinner for more than a thousand strangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    For any number of reasons, not everyone is going to be able to sit down with family and friends to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. And that bothers a Limestone County family.


  7. IRS phone scam making the rounds, targeting people in Tennessee ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    WHNT News 19 was recently tipped off from a viewer about a popular IRS Scam making the rounds. Helena Gatlin of Athens got a threatening call from someone claiming to be from the IRS, saying she was part a lawsuit and she needed to pay up.


  8. Authorities need your help finding missing Athens man with Alzheimer'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Lonnie Ray Cottles is 76-years-old and is on oxygen. He lives at 1110 W. Pryor St., where he was last seen at 5 p.m. He may have been headed to church services when he got disoriented.


  9. Other high schools offer support to Athens player as he recoversRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Tarik Malone is recovering from surgery at Huntsville Hospital. Police say another player stabbed Malone in the field house at the stadium.


  10. Athens woman charged in elderly person's assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Police say an Athens woman is charged with elder abuse and second-degree neglect. Cindy Keyes is being held in the Limestone County Jail. 1 comment

  11. Sex offender arrested in Athens for working less than 1,000 feet from a schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Wednesday, the U.S. Marshal's Office alerted Athens Police that Tony Allred, a convicted sex offender, was working at a locksmith located less than 1,000 feet from Athens Middle School.


  12. Six months after the storms, Hickory Barn Bar-B-Que set to reopen at new locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Despite working a minimum of ten hours a day, every day since August 1st, Hickory Barn Bar-B-Que owner Bill Davis still finds the time to have a little fun. He needs that down time because, in one week, the real work will start.


  13. Athens lawyers battle over release of information regarding effectiveness of certain smoke detectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    A Limestone County lawsuit could decide what type of smoke detector you are able to buy and use in your home. It all stems from a fire earlier this year that claimed the lives of an elderly woman and her daughter.


  14. Athens families homeless after Monday night stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The severe storms Monday night left a number of families in the Athens area homeless. A tree fell on an apartment building just off Clinton Street as the first round of storms moved through the area.


  15. Storm damage in Limestone CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Winds brought down a tree at Lindsay Lane and Highway 251 in Athens. The tree fell across the roadway and took several power lines down.


  16. Several power outages reported in various cities from Monday's stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The Owens Cross Roads outage stretches from Old Big Cove Road south to the Marshall/Madison County Line and West of US Highway 431. This area includes customers on or near Hobbs Island Road, Oak Grove Road, Old Hwy 431, and Clouds Cove Road.


  17. 7th Annual Pink Elephant Luncheon to be held Oct 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The Pink Elephant Luncheon is held by the Athens-Limestone Hospital Foundation to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer. This fundraiser will benefit Athens-Limestone Hospital's Pink Elephant Fund.


  18. Groundbreaking ceremonies for Asahi Kasei PlasticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Groundbreaking ceremonies took place in Athens Monday morning for a new $30million plastics manufacturing facility. Asahi Kasei Plastics of North America will produce plastic polymers for a number of different industries.


  19. One Year Later: still no safety changes at site of deadly I-565 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    This week marks one year since a young mother, her unborn child and another man were killed in a horrific crash on I-565 near Mooresville Road. For family members, the pain is not going away, neither is their resolve to force officials to make that stretch of roadway safer for drivers.


  20. Two people injured in motorcycle accident near AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Two people were badly injured in a wreck involving a motorcycle near Highway 72 and the Elk River, just west of Athens.


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