Latest The Decatur Daily Stories

2009-01-23 12:48:24

New York Giants wide receiver Taye Biddle suffered hand and leg gunshot wounds late Tuesday night, the Huntsville (Ala.) Times reported Friday. Decatur, Ala.

2008-08-06 09:01:04

By Deangelo McDaniel, The Decatur Daily, Ala. Aug. 6--Dean Griffin is a tall man with a tall order. As Decatur General Hospital's new president and chief executive officer, the Birmingham native has accepted the challenge of changing the hospital's financial fortunes.

2008-08-05 09:01:14

By Holly Hollman, The Decatur Daily, Ala. Aug. 5--ATHENS -- Athens Superintendent Orman Bridges Jr. said Monday was a happy day for the city school system. All the schools met or exceeded their adequate yearly progress goals as required by the state under the federal No Child Left Behind law.

2008-08-05 09:01:14

By Bayne Hughes, The Decatur Daily, Ala. Aug. 5--Decatur City Schools had mixed results in the 2007-08 test scores released Monday by the state Department of Education.

2008-08-05 09:01:14

By M.J. Ellington, The Decatur Daily, Ala. Aug. 5--MONTGOMERY -- Somerville Road Elementary School in Decatur was one of the success stories Monday, as the state released its annual No Child Left Behind report card.

2008-08-05 09:01:14

By Nancy Glasscock, The Decatur Daily, Ala. Aug. 5--MOULTON -- All Lawrence County schools except R.A. Hubbard and Hazlewood high schools made adequate yearly progress during the 2007-08 school year, according to the Alabama Department of Education.

2008-08-04 09:00:38

By Paul Stackhouse, The Decatur Daily, Ala. Aug. 4--I couldn't help but chuckle when I watched comedian Bill Engvall, who was visiting the stage in Montgomery to entertain the thousands of people gathered for the Buckmasters convention.

2008-07-27 12:00:41

By Deangelo McDaniel, The Decatur Daily, Ala. Jul. 27--Decatur General Hospital has lost money the past four fiscal years, primarily because of uncompensated care.

2008-07-25 12:01:05

By Deangelo McDaniel, The Decatur Daily, Ala. Jul. 25--HARTSELLE -- Two Hartselle school employees are among the more than 40 people who have applied for the high school principal's position.

2008-07-24 09:00:13

By Eric Fleischauer, The Decatur Daily, Ala. Jul. 24--After reporting massive drops in second-quarter earnings Tuesday, Wachovia Bank and Regions Financial Corp. stocks were climbing Wednesday. What gives? In part what gives is investor sentiment that things cannot get much worse.

Word of the Day
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'