Limestone

$7.2 million cotton gin facility in the works for Limestone County

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — A county at the heart of Alabama’s cotton industry is getting a new gin for the first time in generations. Associated Growers...

Supreme Court won’t hear case of man serving 35 years for Limestone County rape

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. — The Alabama Supreme Court has decided not to hear the case of a convicted rapist whose case gained national attention when...

Athens Police seeking help to identify man found walking naked on Mooresville Road

An uncommunicative man was taken into police custody after he was discovered walking on Mooresville Road with no clothes on. Athens Police Chief...

I-65 ramp resurfacing in Limestone County to begin this week

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. — Workers are scheduled to start a $3.5 million resurfacing project on Interstate 65 in northern Limestone County Wednesday...

Limestone County schools approve suicide prevention training

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala.- In less than a week, kids will be back at class. And teachers will be learning some ways to help students who may be feeling...

Fort Henderson renovation efforts underway in Limestone County

ATHENS, Ala. – A historic plot of land in Limestone County holds a centuries-old past and an organization hopes to give it a face lift to bring its...

Authorities search for inmate who left work release in Limestone County

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – A search is underway for an inmate who escaped from a work-release job site in Athens. The Alabama Department of Corrections...

Limestone County Coroner confirms three dead at Highway 99 and Market Street intersection

ATHENS, Ala. — Three people were found dead Saturday in Athens, according to the Limestone County Coroner Mike West. West says the incident happened...

Athens man dies in single vehicle wreck Thursday

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. — State troopers confirm an Athens man died Thursday night in a single-vehicle wreck on Elkton Road in Limestone County....

Learning about the endangered spring pygmy sunfish

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – An environmental group that has worked to protect a threatened Limestone County fish from a massive auto manufacturing plant...

Joffrion challenges Rep. Brooks to Congressional campaign debate

Democratic Congressional candidate Peter Joffrion challenged U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks to debates across the 5th Congressional District Thursday. A...

Tractor trailer fire blocks southbound lanes on I-65 near Elkmont

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. — A tractor trailer went up in flames Thursday morning on I-65 in northern Limestone County, according to state troopers....

Limestone Co. Sheriff’s Office Youth Mentor Camp helps children improve their socialization and teamwork skills

ATHENS, Ala. – Kids in Limestone County are spending time at a different kind of summer camp this year learning more about the people that protect...

Athens City Council appropriates one time check to Athens Boys & Girls Club to extend summer program hours

Educators and parents are counting down the days to the upcoming school year while making sure the little ones have plans for the rest of the summer...

Construction resumes on Mazda Toyota assembly plant in Limestone County

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. — Construction resumed Tuesday morning on the Mazda-Toyota plant in Huntsville after discovery of an endangered fish species...