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School’s Out For Summer…Let The Art Begin!
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School’s Out For Summer…Let The Art Begin!

By: Holly Hollman Summer Art Camps Parents can give their kids a staycation during summer break where they can explore...
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Boost Mobile Arrives In Athens
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Boost Mobile Arrives In Athens

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner I met Reem Ali last week at a Chamber of Commerce grand opening and ribbon cutting...
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Terry Persell For Limestone County License Commissioner
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Terry Persell For Limestone County License Commissioner

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Terry Persell was born and raised in Limestone County, and graduated from Clements High School in...
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Alfa Insurance Ribbon Cutting And Grand Opening
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Alfa Insurance Ribbon Cutting And Grand Opening

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner On Tuesday, May 22 at 3 p.m., Bill Perkins is opening the doors to his new...
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Artist Says Patti Malone Portrait Will Allow The Slave-Turned-Singer To Inspire Generations
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Artist Says Patti Malone Portrait Will Allow The Slave-Turned-Singer To Inspire Generations

By: Holly Hollman An oil portrait of Patti Malone will grace the original stone fireplace of Scout Music House as...
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Scouting Event Was A Hike Through History In Honor Of Local Bicentennials
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Scouting Event Was A Hike Through History In Honor Of Local Bicentennials

By: Holly Hollman Limestone County Archivist Rebekah Davis led a bicentennial hiking trip that did not require bug spray, boots,...
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Athens and Limestone County Bicentennial Quilts
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Athens and Limestone County Bicentennial Quilts

By: Holly Hollman The Friendship Quilters Guild issued a challenge to its members to use their sewing creativity to symbolize...
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The Sick Call Radio Program Turns 65
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The Sick Call Radio Program Turns 65

By: Holly Hollman In Athens, if you want to know the latest on a sick neighbor, you tune in to...
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The 2018 Mardi Gras Parade With A Purpose
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The 2018 Mardi Gras Parade With A Purpose

By: Holly Hollman The annual Athens Mardi Gras Block Party was Tuesday, Feb. 13, in Downtown Athens. The Athens State...
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Big Boy’s Grilling And Southern Cooking Restaurant
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Big Boy’s Grilling And Southern Cooking Restaurant

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Just before Christmas, Cornelius and Kisha Mitchell opened up a new restaurant called Big Boy’s Grilling...
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Limestone Health Facility Spotlight On Wynell Reynolds
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Limestone Health Facility Spotlight On Wynell Reynolds

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Mrs. Wynell Reynolds was born at home near Cross Key on February 18, 1939, “right in...
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A Celebration of Cranes

By: Melinda Dunn, President & CEO - Decatur Morgan County Tourism, Inc. Decatur, Ala. (January 3, 2018) – Over 14,000...
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Holiday Events
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Holiday Events

By: Holly Hollman Athens State Community Band Christmas Concert Sunday, Dec. 3, 3 p.m., Athens State University gym Enjoy a...
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Grants provide funding for Athens Bicentennial Bash
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Grants provide funding for Athens Bicentennial Bash

By: Holly Hollman Planning a 200th birthday party takes more than a few party hats and a cake. The City...
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Distinguished Israeli Leaders, Governor Ivey To Be Honored At 2017 Alabama-Israel Leadership Gala
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Distinguished Israeli Leaders, Governor Ivey To Be Honored At 2017 Alabama-Israel Leadership Gala

By: John Buhler In 1943, both houses of the Alabama State Legislature made history by being the first to call...
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Youth Commissioners Take Hunting Trip Through Hardware Store
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Youth Commissioners Take Hunting Trip Through Hardware Store

By: Holly Hollman Students with the Athens Mayor's Youth Commission recently went on a hunting trip armed with baskets and...
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Red Caboose Café: Like Going To Grandma’s For The Holidays
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Red Caboose Café: Like Going To Grandma’s For The Holidays

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner When I walked in for our interview, Red Caboose Café owner Donna McCown was busy peeling...
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Limestone Health Facility Spotlight On Rebecca Bowman
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Limestone Health Facility Spotlight On Rebecca Bowman

By Ali Elizabeth Turner Rebecca Bowman was born at home, and was the youngest of seven children. She could be...
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Born A Slave And Heralded An ‘Unsurpassed Soprano’
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Born A Slave And Heralded An ‘Unsurpassed Soprano’

By: Holly Hollman Patti Malone To Grace Athens With Her Presence Once Again An Athens arts organization is working to...
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17th + Pear Photography:“Professional, Classy, Southern”
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17th + Pear Photography:“Professional, Classy, Southern”

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner When I would drive by the Craftsman-style-house-turned-business located on the corner of Clinton and Market just...
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