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Local Quilt Guilds Come Together To Celebrate Quilting And The Athens Bicentennial
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Local Quilt Guilds Come Together To Celebrate Quilting And The Athens Bicentennial

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Saturday, November 17, 2018 is going to be a big day in Athens-Limestone County. We are...
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The 2018 Christmas Open House – A Bicentennial Christmas
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The 2018 Christmas Open House – A Bicentennial Christmas

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner For more than three decades, the Limestone County Courthouse Square has been the site of the...
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Convoy Of Hope: Where Everyone Is An “Honored Guest”
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Convoy Of Hope: Where Everyone Is An “Honored Guest”

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner On Saturday, November 3, all of Athens has an opportunity to come together and build community...
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Choose Collin Daly For Limestone County Commission Chairman On November 6
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Choose Collin Daly For Limestone County Commission Chairman On November 6

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Collin Daly is a true native son, having been born and raised in Limestone County, and...
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The 12th Annual Athens, Alabama, Storytelling Festival Is Almost Here!
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The 12th Annual Athens, Alabama, Storytelling Festival Is Almost Here!

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner For the past 12 years, our dear town has been the site of one truly special...
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The Red Caboose Café: A Little Bit Of Something For Everyone
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The Red Caboose Café: A Little Bit Of Something For Everyone

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner In July of 2018, Melanie Leach launched into a whole new career: becoming the owner, along...
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Herbs & More’s Open House September 29 In Their ‘Forever Home’
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Herbs & More’s Open House September 29 In Their ‘Forever Home’

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner On Saturday, September 29, from 10 a.m. ‘til 2 p.m., Herbs & More is going to...
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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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