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  1. School system report cards coming in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Decatur Daily

    Public school systems expect to receive their second state-issued report card with letter grades in December, and Decatur-area superintendents are frustrated at another last-minute change in the formula for calculating the grades. Rep. Terri Collins, R-Decatur, said the federal Every Student Succeeds Act now requires state officials to count how English Language readers are performing as an indicator.

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  2. Chatterbox: CASA holds Miss America pageant watch party with sashes and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | The Decatur Daily

    Thank you for Reading! On your next view you will be asked to log in or create an account to continue reading. Recipients of Richard Alexander Hubbard Forever Learning Scholarships are, front row from left, Russell Orr Jr., Tamara Langham and Terrance Allen.

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  3. Charges dropped against man accused of making terrorist threat in churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | The Decatur Daily

    Thomas Zebulun Lewter would have been guilty of making a terrorist threat had he entered O'Neal Church of Christ on June 30, according to a motion filed by a Limestone County prosecutor, but the charge for that crime was defective because the incident took place July 8. At the request of Limestone County Assistant District Attorney Gray West, charges against Lewter, 35, were dismissed this month without prejudice, meaning they can be refiled at a later date. According to the Limestone County Sheriff's Office and an affidavit signed by his wife, Lewter entered O'Neal Church of Christ during services July 8 and complained about his wife's filing of a divorce complaint two weeks before.

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  4. Pathway to jobs: Morgan schools look to produce more skilled workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2018 | The Decatur Daily

    Thank you for Reading! On your next view you will be asked to log in or create an account to continue reading. Senior Austin Hutto welds a frame during collision repair class at Brewer High School in Florette.

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  5. Limestone DA seeks funding from Decatur, Huntsville, MadisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | The Decatur Daily

    Faced with declining revenue and a growing caseload, Limestone County District Attorney Brian Jones is asking Limestone County and the cities of Huntsville, Madison and Decatur to include $200,000 in their upcoming budgets for his office so it can adequately prosecute cases. The Limestone County DA's office is responsible for prosecuting every felony and county misdemeanor case within Limestone County's boundaries, including portions in Huntsville, Madison and Decatur, according to Jones.

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  6. Hartselle school enrollment tops 3,500Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | The Decatur Daily

    Kindergarten teacher Amy Cole comforts her student Josie Claire Stewart on the first day of school at F.E. Burleson Elementary in Hartselle on Tuesday. [CRYSTAL VANDER WEIT/DECATUR DAILY] Amanda Bain kisses her daughter, kindergartner Cailyn Bain, goodbye on the first day of school at F.E. Burleson Elementary in Hartselle on Tuesday.

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  7. Rep John Lewis, civil rights icon, released from hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | The Decatur Daily

    U.S. Rep. John Lewis, the 78-year-old civil rights icon and veteran congressman from Georgia, was released from the hospital Sunday evening after his weekend admission for an undisclosed reason. Lewis' spokeswoman, Brenda Jones, said in an emailed statement that Lewis left the hospital a day after he was admitted for "routine observation."

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  8. Back-to-School Benefit: Community groups collecting supplies and shoes for studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | The Decatur Daily

    Melissa Pounders, foreground, Dawana Dumas, back left, and Konnye Long carry school supplies to be distributed at the Boys and Girls Club. [JERONIMO NISA/DECATUR DAILY] Melissa Pounders, foreground, Dawana Dumas, back left, and Konnye Long carry school supplies to be distributed at the Boys and Girls Club.

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  9. Hartselle creates career-tech partnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | The Decatur Daily

    Hartselle City Schools has launched a career readiness program that will give students an opportunity to work while in school and graduate with the skills to work in one of the city's manufacturing plants. "The reality is every student is not going to college, but it's our responsibility to make sure they have skills to get employment," said Superintendent Dee Dee Jones.

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  10. Limestone DA: Woman pleads guilty to child abuse in scalding caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | The Decatur Daily

    An Elkmont woman who had two children seriously burned by scalding water in 2015 has pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated child abuse, officials said. As part of the plea agreement, Amanda Marie Reyer, 26, of Bullington Road in Athens, also waived her right to appeal, Limestone County District Attorney Brian Jones said Monday.

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  11. 8 Things to DoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | The Decatur Daily

    Julia Morrison, left, and Angela Green in a scene of Calhoun Community College's production of "Doubt." [JERONIMO NISA/DECATUR DAILY] Julia Morrison, left, and Angela Green in a scene of Calhoun Community College's production of "Doubt."

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  12. Limestone commission approves agreement with DOT for Harvest Road projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | The Decatur Daily

    Bids will be opened later this month on a project to widen and resurface heavily traveled Harvest Road in Limestone County. The Limestone County Commission on Monday approved an agreement with the state's Department of Transportation to resurface and widen a nearly 4A1 2-mile stretch of the road from Alabama 251 to Love Branch Road.

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  13. Father figure: Tanner man serves as role model to community's youthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | The Decatur Daily

    Dale Townsend helps fill the gap for children who may not have a father at home by coaching dozens of kids at the Decatur Youth Services boxing facility. [JERONIMO NISA/DECATUR DAILY] Dale Townsend coaches Karsin Page at Decatur Youth Services' boxing gym.

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  14. 12 candidates on primary ballot for Lawrence commission spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | The Decatur Daily

    All five Lawrence County Commission seats are open this election cycle, and a dozen candidates are facing opposition in Tuesday's primaries. District 3 incumbent Bradley Cross is the lone commissioner not seeking re-election.

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  15. Decatur-area schools expanding pre-K servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | The Decatur Daily

    Pre-kindergarten students Raylea Moore, left, and Kingsley Abbott play with building blocks at Priceville Elementary on Tuesday. [JERONIMO NISA/DECATUR DAILY] Pre-kindergarten students Raylea Moore, left, and Kingsley Abbott play with building blocks at Priceville Elementary on Tuesday.

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  16. Lawrence commission mixed on prioritizing road workRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | The Decatur Daily

    Lawrence County Engineer Winston Sitton said he is willing to meet with commissioners as a group or individually to discuss prioritizing road projects. At a Wednesday morning work session, County Commission Chairman Mose Jones Jr. said he favors commissioners compiling a prioritized list of road projects for their districts.

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  17. Step into History: Walking tours filled with towns' tales, legends and secretsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2018 | The Decatur Daily

    David Breland brings parts of a model train into the historical Train Depot in Decatur. He will guide a walking tour at the Depot.

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  18. Alabama's 'Bloody Sunday' racial violence of 1965 rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2018 | The Decatur Daily

    Senator Doug Jones walks with his wife, Louise, on the Edmund Pettus Bridge on Sunday, March 4, 2018, in Selma, Ala., during the annual commemoration of "Bloody Sunday," the day in 1965 when voting rights protesters were attacked by police as they attempted to cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge. Martin Luther King III stands on the Edmund Pettus Bridge on Sunday, March 4, 2018, in Selma, Ala., during the annual commemoration of "Bloody Sunday," the day in 1965 when voting rights protesters were attacked by police as they attempted to cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge.

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  19. Black history celebration includes community actorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | The Decatur Daily

    A Black History Month Celebration on Saturday will recognize individuals who played integral roles in breaking racial barriers in Athens and Limestone County. Under the direction of City Councilman Frank Travis, the Athens-Limestone Community Association's event, held from 6-9 p.m. at the Beasley Center, 202 W. Bryan St., Athens, will feature community actors in historic roles of Plato Jones, a former slave, Benjamin Hill, the first African-American veterinarian in Athens, and Joseph Betts, a Union soldier and the great-great-great-great grandfather of Meghan Markle, the fiancA e of Prince Henry.

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  20. History Lesson Remembering Black History with art, photographs, music, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | The Decatur Daily

    Photographs of Athelyne Celest Banks in the "Beautiful Women of Old Town and Beyond: Their Legacy of Caring, Community and Culture" at the Morgan County Archives. [JOHN GODBEY/DECATUR DAILY] A photograph of Billie Augusta Allen Phillips is included in the "Beautiful Women of Old Town and Beyond: Their Legacy of Caring, Community and Culture."

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