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Athens ceremony honors fallen law enforcement officers
Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson read the names of all nine law enforcement members killed in the line of duty within Limestone County.
Lotto fever hits as Powerball grows
A $550 million jackpot would be the second largest in Powerball history and the third largest for any lottery and it’s still growing. The next drawing will be held Saturday.
Food bank celebrates anniversary Saturday
... the food bank has not yet counted the amount of donated food collected after the Saturday food drive, but ... it was delivered via two 17-foot U-Haul trucks.
Weems sentenced to life for Amanda Taylor murder
Judge Jackie Hatcher sentenced Ronald Weems Thursday in the death of Amanda Taylor and added 10 years to his sentence for abuse of a corpse.
- Buckles awarded for team roping event
Movie and steak night at the Athens Saturday Market
“Eating Alabama” documents a couple’s search of a simpler life when they return home to Alabama and set out to eat local food.
- Alabama governor: Budgets basically look fine
Fallen officers to be honored today
Michelle Russell Lopez, the widow of Sgt. Larry Russell, will serve as the guest speaker. Athens Police Honor Guard will lay a wreath at the memorial.
Teens want laser tag, shopping, shelters and more in Athens
“Although we have entertainment for most ages, teenagers struggle to find something to do,” they said. “Things such as more shopping opportunities, a bowling alley or laser tag … would be an exciting development.”
LawLers in Final Four of barbecue sauces
The contest, organized by The Alabama Tourism Department, takes place at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Pepper Place Market in Birmingham.
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