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Tennessee Valley Pecan Company: The Secret Everybody Knows
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Tennessee Valley Pecan Company: The Secret Everybody Knows

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner In 1942, a Decatur family by the name of Hawthorne started a seasonal company in their...
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Express Employment Professionals
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Express Employment Professionals

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Express Employment Professionals: Respecting People, Impacting Business For 35 Years Richard Shirkness and Kim Whitworth are...
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Herbs & More: A Bit Of History And The New Store
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Herbs & More: A Bit Of History And The New Store

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner This weekend the dedicated crew, family and friends of Herbs & More are going to be...
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Herbs & More, Part 1: Offering Athens A Healthy Alternative Since 1993
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Herbs & More, Part 1: Offering Athens A Healthy Alternative Since 1993

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner In 1993, in a tiny little shop in Athens’ Hobbs Plaza on Hwy 72, a woman...
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The 2018 Women’s Resource Center New Hope Dinner: An Evening With Ryan Dobson
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The 2018 Women’s Resource Center New Hope Dinner: An Evening With Ryan Dobson

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner On Saturday, August 11, North Alabama is in for a real treat: an evening with Ryan...
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Kelly’s Studio Of Dance: It’ Always Been About Much More Than Dancing
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Kelly’s Studio Of Dance: It’ Always Been About Much More Than Dancing

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner I first interviewed Kelly Nave, founder of Kelly’s Studio of Dance, almost seven years ago to...
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The 35th Anniversary Of Frame Gallery And Art
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The 35th Anniversary Of Frame Gallery And Art

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner In 2005, Tracie Spain became a raving fan customer of the Frame Gallery, which was being...
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Welleswood Wedding And Event Venue: One Wonderful Year Later
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Welleswood Wedding And Event Venue: One Wonderful Year Later

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner About a year ago, Lisa Elkins took a huge risk and moved here from Florida to...
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Boneyard Antiques On The Square: Where You Can Have Fun Rethinking Antiques
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Boneyard Antiques On The Square: Where You Can Have Fun Rethinking Antiques

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner I have found over the years that there are certain stores that have a strong “vibe,”...
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Joseph Cannon For Limestone County License Commissioner
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Joseph Cannon For Limestone County License Commissioner

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Athens City Councilman Joseph Cannon told me that he was encouraged by family members, friends, and...
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Car-Mart Of Athens: Where The Manager Is Also A Raving Fan Customer
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Car-Mart Of Athens: Where The Manager Is Also A Raving Fan Customer

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner MaShonda Ayers, a well-educated and hard-working Athens woman found herself in the position of being a...
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Collin Daly For Limestone County Commissioner
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Collin Daly For Limestone County Commissioner

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner When Collin Daly was a child, he saw firsthand how his dad, then Limestone County Commissioner...
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The Refreshing Of The Athens-Limestone Hospital Foundations Wellness Center
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The Refreshing Of The Athens-Limestone Hospital Foundations Wellness Center

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner In 1999, the Athens-Limestone Hospital made a forward-thinking move, and that was to open up a...
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The First Annual Traditions of Athens Mystery Dinner Theatre
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The First Annual Traditions of Athens Mystery Dinner Theatre

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner On Wednesday, May 23, Traditions of Athens is going to present us an opportunity to support...
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The 36th Limestone County Sheriff’s Rodeo: The Largest Outdoor Rodeo East Of The Mississippi
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The 36th Limestone County Sheriff’s Rodeo: The Largest Outdoor Rodeo East Of The Mississippi

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Three and a half decades ago, when Sheriff Mike Blakely and other like-minded members of law...
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Herbs & More: There’s Something About Mary, Mollie, And Abbie
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Herbs & More: There’s Something About Mary, Mollie, And Abbie

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner A few days ago, Gwen Williams, who with her husband Roy owns Herbs & More in...
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Garnet’s On The Square: Matching The Piece To The Person
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Garnet’s On The Square: Matching The Piece To The Person

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Glenda Legg, the new owner of Garnet’s On The Square on Jefferson Street in Athens is...
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Gotcha Covered: Way More Than T-Shirts
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Gotcha Covered: Way More Than T-Shirts

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner On two separate occasions, Gotcha Covered, located near Jimmy Gill Park at 389 W Sanderfer Rd....
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The 2018 Athens-Limestone Hospital Foundation Gala: Denim, Diamonds And A Mystery
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The 2018 Athens-Limestone Hospital Foundation Gala: Denim, Diamonds And A Mystery

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner It’s time once again for the annual Athens-Limestone Hospital Foundation Gala, which will be held on...
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Restore Therapy Pavillion: Upscale Rehab In Your Hometown City
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Restore Therapy Pavillion: Upscale Rehab In Your Hometown City

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner It was over 50 years ago that Doug Maund, founder of Athens Pharmacy, and the late...
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