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An Athens man is facing an assault charge for shooting another man in the chest Friday afternoon, an official said. [Read More]
The boyfriend accused of scalding two children in a tub of hot water pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated child abuse Monday, receiving the... [Read More]
The trial for a second suspect accused of intentionally scalding two children in a bathtub in 2015 ended before it began Monday after the suspect... [Read More]
An 18-year-old woman has been charged with rape and other offenses involving a juvenile. [Read More]
This week marked the beginning of spring, or at least that's what it says on the calendar. [Read More]
Vice President Mike Pence will be in Huntsville Tuesday as part of the fifth meeting of the National Space Council. [Read More]
The wild population of bobwhite quail has suffered a severe reduction of habitat in the last 50 years, and numbers of quail have steadily declined. [Read More]
Each year, K-12 students from across the country can enter their artwork in the Wildlife Forever State Fish Art Contest. The contest requires student artists... [Read More]
Those who love trees should make plans to attend Athens State University's annual Arbor Day Festival, set for next month, according to a press release. [Read More]
County Young Farmers committees received Awards of Excellence during the Alabama Farmers Federation's 97th annual meeting in Montgomery Dec. 2. They were honored for agricultural... [Read More]
The tornadoes that devastated parts of East Alabama on March 3 caused numerous fatalities and injuries, while creating massive destruction of property. [Read More]
All green plants are food for other creatures. I am repeatedly reminded of this statement from one of my botany professors almost 40 years ago. [Read More]
The Alabama Conservation Advisory Board recently received a crash course in chronic wasting disease at the board's first meeting in Montgomery. [Read More]
Wake up at 5 a.m. Head to the barn to wash, groom and work cattle. Go to school. Return home. Feed and walk cattle. [Read More]
It's not every day you see someone on horseback at a drive-thru window, but The News Courier's Angie Christopher snapped a photo of this scene... [Read More]
The Limestone County Farmers Federation received the Award for Excellence Dec. 3 during the Alabama Farmers Federation's 97th Annual Meeting in Montgomery. To earn the... [Read More]
Nearly 150 farmers, including some from Limestone County, met with elected officials and agency representatives to discuss trade, the farm bill and disaster relief during... [Read More]
Those caught on the highway behind a tractor or fertilizer truck this week might have been delayed a little as they tried to head out... [Read More]
For the second year, Alabama is operating under an Exempted Fishing Permit from NOAA fisheries to allow state fisheries management agencies more flexibility to set... [Read More]
The flowering dogwood, Cornus florida, is perhaps the best loved and most admired small tree in the United States. [Read More]