Jim Hawkins was at home in Athens Thursday watching television and minding his own business when he received a call from someone claiming to be an Internal Revenue Service employee.“He told me I wasn't paying enough taxes and they would be sending the police over there in 5 minutes,” Hawkins said.The caller asked Hawkins to give him a checking account number or a debit card number to clear up the matter and, presumably, make the police stand down. Hawkins didn't bite.
The woman who died in an Oct. 30 house fire in Limestone County died of smoke inhalation, the state fire marshal said Thursday.Cathie Carter, 63, was found dead inside the rubble of her two-story wood-frame home that Monday morning. It was the second fire-related death in Limestone County this year.
A man accused of fracturing the spine of a fellow prisoner at Limestone County Jail is facing a felony assault charge, court records show.Zachary Wayne Weatherford, 26, of 17812 Elles Drive, Athens, was charged Wednesday with second-degree aggravated assault in connection with the incident that occurred Nov. 14, according to Limestone County District Court records.Weatherford remained in the Limestone County Jail Thursday with bail set at $5,000.
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Selecting a term
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