One man was sentenced to 5 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to assault while another man pleaded guilty to assault and capital murder in connection to a 2016 shooting that killed one and injured another.
The East Limestone Indians say it's an honor to be asked to march in the Vietnam Veterans Day parade in Hawaii next year. But before some 160 band members can board a plan, they need funds to cover the cost of the trip.
An Amazon Fulfillment Center coming to west Huntsville is bringing 500 full-time jobs to the area. The center will be in charge of picking, packing, and shipping larger and bulkier items like patio furniture and outdoor equipment.
Athens City Schools Chief Student Financial Officer and Assistant Superintendent Serena Owsley says most elementary schools in the system are at up to 85% capacity, and the new building could help accommodate growth in the district.
“We build up excitement for this event all year long. When it stops on Saturday night, we’re talking about getting ready for the next one the next year,” said presenting committee member Michelle Williamson.