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Teacher on paid leave following shooting arrest in Decatur

September 1, 2015 by AL.com

AL.comA Danville High School teacher is on paid leave following an arrest last week in Decatur. Dennis Noel Holmes II is charged with discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle, reports AL.com news partner WHNT News 19. Holmes was arrested Thursday, two ...

Alabama high school football: Austin tops Spain Park in 3 OTs and complete ...

August 22, 2015 by AL.com

AL.comAsa Martin runs the ball during the Spain Park High School vs Austin High School football game Friday evening in Decatur, Ala. (Sarah Cole/scole@al.com). Sarah Cole. By Paul Beaudry | pbeaudry@al.com on August 22, 2015 12:15 AM, updated August 22, ...

Austin 38, Spain Park 35 (3 OT): Ivan Torres' field goal lifts Black Bears ...

August 21, 2015 by AL.com

AL.comHe rushed for 286 yards on 23 carries and three touchdowns, thanks to an offensive line anchored by Alabama commit Deonte Brown. Martin also caught a 66-yard touchdown pass. Game ball: It definitely goes to Martin. The shifty sophomore slashed through ...

Chamber director steps down to take job with Hartselle High School

August 3, 2015 by AL.com

AL.comBefore she worked for the Decatur Chamber, the 1999 University of North Alabama graduate was the community development director for the Chamber of Commerce in Corinth, Miss., and a private banking officer for Colonial Bank in northwest Alabama.

Wal-Mart says Rebel mascot Alabama teen wanted for class ring was never available

July 8, 2015 by AL.com

A West Morgan High School graduate said Tuesday he was turned away from Wal-Mart's jewelry counter while trying to order his class ring because of the school's rebel mascot. Aaron Browder told The Decatur Daily on Tuesday that an associate at the ...

Decatur couple passionate about health education

June 29, 2015 by The Decatur Daily

The Decatur DailyJeanette works as a gastroenterologist as a partner in a Decatur medical practice, and Al is an asthma expert who also plays in a band and mentors high school juniors and seniors at Austin and Decatur high schools as part of a Decatur Morgan County ...

Gulf Shores swears in two new officers

June 15, 2015 by Gulf Coast News Today

Ben graduated from Decatur High School in Decatur Alabama. He comes from a law enforcement family. His Grandfather was an Alabama State Trooper and an Alabama Bureau of Investigation Agent. His Grandfather retired at the rank of sergeant in 1988.

Photo taken at Decatur High led detectives to crime spree suspects

May 20, 2015 by AL.com

AL.comCrystal Bonvillian | cbonvillian@al.com By Crystal Bonvillian ... A photo taken in the cafeteria at Decatur High School helped lead detectives to the four suspects charged with murder and robbery in a weekend crime spree that ended with two men dead.

Decatur police charge 4 suspects in string of crimes with second murder

May 20, 2015 by WTVM

DECATUR, AL (WAFF) - Four people are now charged with a second count of capital murder after Decatur police linked a second body to a weekend crime spree. Arrest affidavits are also revealing new details about the string of crimes committed in Decatur ...

CAT course an eye-opener for Illinois high school students

May 10, 2015 by Peoria Journal Star

Peoria Journal StarDECATUR, Ill. — Eisenhower High School students found out during spring break that there's a lot more to Caterpillar Inc. than meets the eye. "You drive past it, and you think it's just a factory," said Salat Al-Nurridin, a junior in the Operation ...

Moody's assigns Aa3 to Decatur City Board of Education, AL's $84.4M Special ...

April 30, 2015 by Moodys.com (press release) (subscription)

Moody's Investors Service has assigned a Aa3 rating to Decatur City Board of Education's (AL) $84.4 million Special Tax School Warrants, Series 2015. Concurrently, Moody's has affirmed the Aa3 rating affecting $30.3 million of outstanding parity debt.

Austin High offensive lineman Deonte Brown commits to Alabama

April 29, 2015 by AL.com

AL.comAlabama picked up a verbal commitment Wednesday night when Austin High School offensive guard Deonte Brown announced his commitment on his Twitter page. The 6-foot-3, 350-pound Brown, from Decatur, is a four-star recruit on the 247Sports ...

Recruiting: Four-star OG Deonte Brown Commits To Alabama

April 29, 2015 by BamaHammer

BamaHammerBrown, from Decatur Al (Austin High School) becomes Alabama's seventh commit for the class of 2016. He is rated as a three-star according to 247Sports but a four-star according to their composite rankings which is an average of all of the major ...

Alabama teacher honored for helping feed hungry children

March 10, 2015 by AL.com

AL.comThe program has spread to nine city schools and is one of the reasons she was selected at the district's elementary teacher of the year. Mark Christopher, a math teacher at Decatur High, was tapped as the secondary teacher of the year by a committee ...

Alabama senators want students to pass civics test before graduating high school

February 19, 2015 by AL.com

AL.comArthur Orr of Decatur and Trip Pittman of Montrose announced their plans after reports showing that young adults know little about government. Orr will introduce a bill to require students to be tested on the same questions immigrants must answer as ...

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