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Modern Slavery
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Modern Slavery

By: Mae Lewis January has been deemed Human Trafficking Awareness Month, so this column space is going to be dedicated...
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5 Reasons To Hire A Professional Photographer For Family Portraits
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5 Reasons To Hire A Professional Photographer For Family Portraits

Courtesy BrandPoint Content (BPT) - During a year that has been like no other, one thing is clear - family...
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Athens Main Street’s Annual Report For 2020 And A Look Ahead To 2021
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Athens Main Street’s Annual Report For 2020 And A Look Ahead To 2021

By: Blake Williams Early in 2020, downtown Athens had an approximately 90% occupancy rate, retailers reported strong sales, and restaurants...
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Athens Main Street Awards 2020 Cider Cup & Window Decorating Contest Winners
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Athens Main Street Awards 2020 Cider Cup & Window Decorating Contest Winners

By: Blake Williams "It was the best one yet!" That's how Wildwood Deli owner and operator Matthew Fisher described this...
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Athens receives grant to expand sidewalks, add pedestrian bridge on Elm Street
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Athens receives grant to expand sidewalks, add pedestrian bridge on Elm Street

By: Holly Hollman The City of Athens is receiving a $640,000 grant to expand sidewalks and add a pedestrian bridge...
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Athen’s Mayor’s Youth Commissioners
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Athen’s Mayor’s Youth Commissioners

By: Holly Hollman - City of Athens Communications Specialist
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The Broken Brush Studio: “Drawing Forth” Creativity, Community And Hope
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The Broken Brush Studio: “Drawing Forth” Creativity, Community And Hope

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner In 2013, Jessica Pratt-Miller, owner of the Broken Brush Studio on the east side of the...
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Express Cabinets By Cotton Row: Affordable Luxury, Promptly And Skillfully Installed
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Express Cabinets By Cotton Row: Affordable Luxury, Promptly And Skillfully Installed

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Chad Rickman hails from Mississippi, has been in the construction industry for over 20 years, and...
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Athens Secures Additional Grant Money For Swan Creek Greenway
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Athens Secures Additional Grant Money For Swan Creek Greenway

By: Holly Hollman The City of Athens continues to secure grant funding for the Swan Creek Greenway, a National Recreation...
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Come Hear The Thom Mathews Guitar Concert And Clinic At High Cotton Arts On October 24th
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Come Hear The Thom Mathews Guitar Concert And Clinic At High Cotton Arts On October 24th

By: Garth Lovvorn I like notes. I like to hear lots of notes played in interesting patterns whether it be...
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Putting People First: Elect Danny Barksdale To Limestone County Commission, District Two
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Putting People First: Elect Danny Barksdale To Limestone County Commission, District Two

By: Danny Barksdale My number one goal is serving the people of District 2. I believe true leadership serves the...
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Why Rita Jackson Should Be On The LCS District 4 School Board
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Why Rita Jackson Should Be On The LCS District 4 School Board

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner From 1994 until 2016, Rita Jackson served the parents, children, and teachers of Limestone County as...
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Stop Living A Lie

By: Mae Lewis Often when we talk about faith, we talk about it as though it is something vague and...
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Museum Director invited to serve as honorary member of International Competition Jury to select the design for the new Polish Army Soldiers’ Cemetery and Museum at Westerplatte
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Museum Director invited to serve as honorary member of International Competition Jury to select the design for the new Polish Army Soldiers’ Cemetery and Museum at Westerplatte

By: Sandra Thompson Alabama Veterans Museum & Archive Director, Sandra Thompson, has been chosen to be an honorary juror in...
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Hamilton:  “The Movement”
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Hamilton: “The Movement”

By: Mae Lewis Quarantine has given me the opportunity to FINALLY watch the musical Hamilton, released for streaming on Disney+....
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Summer Concert Series: Singing on the Square Makes Announcement Regarding 2020 Season
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Summer Concert Series: Singing on the Square Makes Announcement Regarding 2020 Season

By: Cayce Lee The Athens-Limestone County Tourism Association, organizer of the Summer Concert Series: Singing on the Square, has been...
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Aimee Phlegar, Holistic Therapist
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Aimee Phlegar, Holistic Therapist

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Over the years, I have found that most often the best health care practitioners, whether they...
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Brian Terry Is Asking For Your Vote On August 25
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Brian Terry Is Asking For Your Vote On August 25

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Recently, I had the chance to sit down with Brian Terry, who is running for Mayor...
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Can Christianity Save America?
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Can Christianity Save America?

By: Mae Lewis Much of the political conversation lately has been about people gathering in churches across the country. While...
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Vinyl Revival Of Athens: From Shostakovich To Steely Dan To Sacred
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Vinyl Revival Of Athens: From Shostakovich To Steely Dan To Sacred

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner For many years, the C & R Sheet Metal shop on the Corner of Pryor and...
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