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Crews working to restore power to Limestone Co. A Hartselle company is expanding and that means more jobs coming to Morgan County.

Reports of a power outage in Limestone County.

This morning, the WAFF Twitter and Facebook blew up with reports of the power being out in Limestone County. We've been calling authorities and learned that most of the traffic lights in the city have been impacted. Crews are out trying to get the power restored.

A lightning arrester caused an outage at the Athens Primary substation. Most customers on the west side of Athens and in the western portion of the county are without power.

Tune in to WAFF News Today to stay in the know! We'll bring out the latest!

Hartselle company is expanding and that means more jobs coming to Morgan County. 

Busche Alabama plans to create 100 more jobs over the next year. The company manufactures parts for heating, ventilation and air conditioning compressors for semi trailers. The Indiana-based company is primarily looking to hire machine operators. Hiring is expected to ramp up near the end of the year.

State regulated gambling and lottery is gaining momentum. 

Senators had a rough draft of the legislation to review over the weekend. We keep hearing about the budget challenges the state and some believe this is the way to climb out of a multi-billion dollar deficit hole. 

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians want the exclusive right to run casinos in the state, hear why at 6:30 a.m.

Looks like it's going to be another beautiful day!

We'll start today with plenty of sunshine, and that won't change heading into the afternoon. Morning lows are near normal levels with most of us into the mid 50s.

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