Archive - Apr 18, 2013 - News Article
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Adams County until 5 p.m. today. A tornado watch means conditions are favorable to produce a tornado.
Adams County also remains under a flood watch from 2 p.m. this afternoon through Friday morning.
We will update this information throughout the day should any new watches or warnings be issued.
The long-awaited demolition of the former city street department garage got under way early this morning.
Street/Sanitaiton Superintendent Jeremy Gilbert said at Tuesday night's city council meeting that the entire project is likely to be completed in some 36 days, by May 17, or possibly earlier.
The main building could be down as soon as the first of next week, he said.
Further details in today's print and e-editions.
Nothing stays the same, the old saying goes, and Decatur City Council is proving that adage by eliminating the storm water department it created only nine years ago, in 2004.
There are good reasons, laid out by City Attorney Tim Baker at Tuesday night's city council meeting.
Over 30 Bellmont students are involved in the production of "Midsummer/Jersey," which will be presented on the stage of the schools' Erekson Theater this Saturday and Sunday.
Students are involved in the production as cast and/or crew members. Many students actors are playing more than one role.
The curtain goes up at 7 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Reserved seats are $7 for adults, $6 for students and seniors citizens, and are in the lower sections of the theatre.