Limestone County Newswire

Limestone County Newswire

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  1. As Huntsville grows, city has $1 billion road projects wish listRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... to I-65. Much of that stretch of highway is in included in Huntsville's city limits through annexations in Limestone County. And the continued extension of a northern bypass. The kicker, of course, is money. It's not a matter of the road projects ...

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  2. Brookhill Third Grade KidcamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Sunny, warm Fridays before long weekends can be a big challenge for students - especially when a special guest is coming! That may sound like a problem, but it really makes for a fun morning. I visited the Third Grade at Brookhill Elementary in Athens before lunch today, and I found some great, energetic, and smart students! These kids are just old enough to remember what happened in Limestone County back on April 27, 2011, so when we started talking about tornadoes, it really hit home for them.

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  3. Howard, Alabama Shakes make donation to Limestone HospiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Decatur Daily

    ... in the band's name for its annual fundraising drive. Each year the band has supported the organization's Limestone County Chili Challenge, which is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Athens High School gym. Tickets are $10 and will be available ...

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  4. How Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard gives back to her hometownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Alabama Live

    ... biggest young rock groups. This week, Brittany Howard made a personal monetary donation to Hospice of Limestone County, to support the organization's only annual fundraiser, a Chili Challenge cook-off. Howard's grandmother Helen West began working ...

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  5. House Majority Leader Hammon survives opposition from Ed HenryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Decatur Daily

    ... Henry's comments, Speaker of the House Rep. Mac McCutcheon, R-Monrovia, whose district includes part of Limestone County, said actions within caucus meetings shouldn't be discussed outside of them. "We have an agreement that we won't talk about ...

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  6. Things to DoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Decatur Daily

    Guests sample chili at the 28th annual Hospice of Limestone County Chili Challenge in Athens. [CRYSTAL VANDER WEIT/DECATUR DAILY FILE] Organizers of the 29th annual Hospice of Limestone County Chili Challenge offered attendees one piece of advice: come hungry.

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  7. 12 area teams begin push toward state tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Decatur Daily

    ... championship. [JERONIMO NISA/DECATUR DAILY] Tanner's Kirstin Brown (40) grabs a rebound during the 2017 Limestone County Basketball Tournament. Brown and the Rattlers open play at 3 p.m. today in the Northwest Regional. CRYSTAL VANDER WEIT/DECATUR ...

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

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Decatur Daily

    ... Tickets cost $25 at the door or $20 online, listenlocalhsv.com . Organizers of the 29th annual Hospice of Limestone County Chili Challenge offered attendees one piece of advice - come hungry. The annual event at Athens High School will feature 20 ...

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  9. Toney man arrested for shooting man in foot during verbal argumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Alabama Live

    Hunter Andrew Helmick, 18, was seen running with the rifle behind his residence on Jennings Chapel Road when Limestone County Sheriff's Office investigators arrived on scene. Jennings dropped the weapon when confronted by authorities and ran into the residence.

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  10. Mediacom Joins Crowded Gigabit Party in Huntsville -Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Broadbandreports

    Mediacom has announced that the company has launched 1 Gbps broadband service in Huntsville, Alabama. According to Mediacom, this week's launch of gigabit service will cover 18 communities in Madison County and Limestone County, Alabama, and Giles County and Lincoln County, Tennessee.

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  11. Bring on the Heat: Chili Challenge to feature 20 teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Decatur Daily

    Layton Romine collects chili for the judges during the 2016 Hospice of Limestone County Chili Challenge. [CRYSTAL VANDER WEIT/DECATUR DAILY FILE] With classic and creative concoctions, 20 secret-spice-toting teams will bring the heat to the 29th annual Chili Challenge cooking competition in Athens on Saturday.

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  12. Man convicted of assault in Athens motorcyclist shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    A Limestone County jury has convicted Noah McGlawn of first-degree assault in the shooting of a motorcyclist in Sept. 2012.

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  13. Recent survey shows number of homeless people increasing in Madison CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... Madison, Morgan and Limestone counties. NACH released the numbers and found no homeless people reported in Limestone County in 2016 nor 2017. In Morgan County, the total number of people living unsheltered, in emergency shelters and transitional ...

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  14. Lawmakers still questioning prison plan, mathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Decatur Daily

    ... will save the expected $50 million a year. Sen. Tim Melson, R-Florence, who represents part of Limestone County, said he doesn't understand how cost savings will pay off the loan. Rep. Lynn Greer, R-Rogersville, doesn't like that most of the state's ...

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  15. Celebrating Valentine's Day with chocolate treatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Decatur Daily

    ... samples, merchants will offer discounts, Spirit of Athens will broadcast love songs on the Square and Limestone County will color the courthouse with red lights. Line a baking pan with foil. Grease foil. On top of double boiler placed over simmering ...

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  16. Limestone County deputies investigate a shots fired callRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | WAAY

    Deputies in Limestone County are investigating a shot fired report, but there seems to be some confusion as to exactly what happened. Investigators said the problem is conflicting stories during the investigation.

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  17. Prison reform in AL legislative to impact Limestone Correctional FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Alabama 2017 Legislative Session begins Tuesday amid the threat of a federal takeover of the state's overcrowded and understaffed prison system, It is a top issue for lawmakers, and any reform passed will have an effect on Limestone County. The question now is whether that will be good or bad economic news for the area.

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  18. Man Charged With Shooting Motorcyclist On Highway 72 trial has startedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... interrogation he drove past several other people thinking of potentially shooting them before making it to Limestone County. On Monday attorneys interviewed close to 40 Limestone County residents to become jurors and it was narrowed down to 6 woman ...

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  19. Over-budget courthouse wins awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | The Decatur Daily

    Martin & Cobey Construction won an Alabama BuildSouth Award from the Alabama chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America for its work restoring Limestone County's 1918 courthouse. JERONIMO NISA/DECATUR DAILY Martin & Cobey Construction won an Alabama BuildSouth Award from the Alabama chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America for its work restoring Limestone County's 1918 courthouse.

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  20. Limestone bridge project advances at endangered snail's paceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | The Decatur Daily

    ... since Christmas Day 2015. EVAN BELANGER/THE DECATUR DAILY Efforts to replace a flood-damaged bridge in Limestone County have been moving slower than the endangered snails that live in the creek beneath it. Local officials said this week that the ...

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