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Former Decatur Mayor Don Stanford dies at 82

Former Decatur Mayor Don Stanford died Friday at age 82. He had led Decatur through the national recession of 2008.

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Embattled 'Big 10' cities stand to receive influx of cash from proposed internet sales tax increase

Alabama’s “Big 10” cities stand to make a windfall of cash should the proposed online retail tax increase pass the House of Representatives on Tuesday while many of the state’s metro areas remain embroiled in hardship or controversy.

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Morgan County DA Scott Anderson taking a new approach to truancy, bad conduct in schools

Morgan County District Attorney Scott Anderson has implemented a program called the Helping Families Initiative to curb the truancy and bad behavior that is ongoing in his county and city schools in Morgan County.

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Decatur Mayor Bowling walks out of public comment portion of council meeting; Says will not stay in the future

On Monday, Mayor Tab Bowling walked out of the public comment portion of the City's council meeting just two speakers in.

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Decatur Mayor Tab Bowling says city will begin enforcing protest permit requirements

Decatur Mayor Tab Bowling issued a statement Thursday saying the city will begin enforcing permit requirements for protesting.

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Stephen Perkins family files federal lawsuit in death case; Names of officers revealed

The attorney for the family of Stephen Perkins has filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of the Perkins family

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Decatur Police say viral video of man arrested at Walmart had a warrant; Officer injured

Video circulating on Facebook and TikTok showing a Decatur Police Officer attempting to arrest an individual at a Walmart has gone viral.

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Decatur officials terminate 3 officers, suspend 1 involved in death of Stephen Perkins: 'Effective Immediately'

Decatur Mayor Tab Bowling held a press conference Thursday afternoon to discuss the fate of the officers involved in a shooting that led to the death of Stephen Perkins on September 29.

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Ivey announces $30 million for electric vehicle training center in Decatur

Gov. Kay Ivey announced Monday that a new $30 million dollar Electric Vehicle training center will be coming to Decatur.

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Protests underway at Ivey event following Decatur officer-involved shooting

Protesters gathered Tuesday outside the Double Tree Hotel in Decatur, where Gov. Kay Ivey was speaking at the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce’s Legislative Update.

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Gov. Ivey announces $125 million steel manufacturing investment coming to Decatur as workforce participation rate continues to lag

Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $125 million investment from Nucor Corp to open an advanced manufacturing facility in Alabama which will produce transmission towers.

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Decatur Mayor Tab Bowling caught violating city ordinance by renting out guest house on Airbnb

Decatur Mayor Tab Bowling admitted to violating the city’s ordinance prohibiting short-term rentals.

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Decatur apartment manager arrested, accused of stealing rent money from tenants

 An apartment manager in Decatur is facing first-degree theft of property charges after police claim she stole more than $45,000 from tenants, possibly up to $150,000.

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Video: Man who struck off-duty Decatur officer with car now charged with attempted murder

A man originally charged with second-degree assault after being accused of hitting a police officer with a vehicle is now charged with attempted murder.

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Decatur man charged with rape of a relative after being released on $0 bond for sexual assault of a minor

A Decatur man has been charged with two felony sexual assault charges months after being released with no bail on a previous charge of sexually assaulting a person under 12.

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Amazon job fair coming to Decatur this weekend

Are you in the Decatur area and want to work at Amazon? Go to the Decatur Career Center (DCC) on Friday and Saturday for the Amazon job fair.

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4th and 5th inmates escape work release centers in past 3 months in Alabama; No response from ADOC

Police said they believed two Morgan County jail inmates took a car from a Decatur business job while on work release on Sunday before they were quickly located.

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Alabama Hobby Lobby employee charged with Christmas Eve sexual assault

A Hobby Lobby employee is charged with sexually assaulting a fellow employee on Christmas Eve.    According to an arrest warrant and...

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United Launch Alliance successfully launched Space Test Program mission for the U.S. Space Force

By Brandon Moseley The United Launch Alliance (ULA) successfully launched a national security mission for the U.S. Space Force on Tuesday....

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ULA to launch Space Test Program mission for U.S. Space Force

By Brandon Moseley Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL05) congratulated the United Launch Alliance (ULA) on its upcoming launch of a national...

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Protest erupts over vaccine mandate at North Alabama rocket manufacturer; State agency leaving plant

By Erica Thomas, Managing Editor An agency of the Alabama Department of Commerce assisting a north Alabama rocket manufacturing plant...