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Stories with place: Athens
  • Bloodhound finishes in Top 10 in half-marathon 
    Updated: Jan-27-16 8:57 am

    ATHENS, Alabama - The top female finisher at the Trackless Train Trek half-marathon in Elkmont was the smallest, lightest runner in the entire race, but she did have one major advantage.

  • Doughnuts remain popular in north Alabama 
    Updated: Jan-24-16 9:01 am

    DECATUR, Alabama - The sweet smell of warm dough started seeping through the glass door and window panes early Tuesday morning. As the neon "Hot Now" sign flickered at 6 a.m., signaling zero hour, the line of customers snaking around the Krispy Kreme building numbered 125.