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Bentley encouraged by visit to Calhoun's Robotics Park
The three-phased park is a collaboration between the state, Calhoun, Alabama Industrial Development & Training and robotics-industry leaders from across the nation.
New street signs coming to historic districts
Commissioners discussed a couple of designs and, by the end of the meeting, voted on the one they preferred, he said. The next step is to find a design for the decorative posts for the signs.
Five finalists chosen for Elkmont High principal vacancy
The statewide search to replace Elkmont principal Stan Davis, who retired May 31, includes two local contenders and three from outside the Limestone system.
- Woman accused of enticing, sexually abusing girl, 14
- UPDATE: Tractor-trailer driver recovering following train collision in Athens
- Limestone County under severe thunderstorm watch
Severe storms expected to strike much of Alabama
The weather service expects the line of storms to be over far northern Alabama around 3 p.m.; in the Tuscaloosa area by around 6 p.m.; and just south of Montgomery by 9 p.m.
UPDATE: Local GOP debates sheriff probe, vetting
District Attorney Brian Jones and Limestone County Commissioner Ben Harrison both called for calm and cooperation among members. Jones said he was “extremely disheartened and disappointed” in the group for bickering during the meeting.
Mom of son sentenced in school shooting reaches plea agreement
Hammad Memon, 17, pleaded guilty, May 28, to murder and was sentenced to 30 years in prison after shooting his ninth-grade classmate, Todd Brown, in the head at Discovery Middle School on Feb. 5, 2010.
Athens man accused of sexual abuse of teen girl
Both incidents occurred June 11 at different times in the area of Fifth Avenue and the train tracks, according to police.
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