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Sound Financial Tips During  COVID-19 Uncertainty
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Sound Financial Tips During COVID-19 Uncertainty

courtesy BrandPoint Content (BPT) - The current COVID-19 financial landscape is unpredictable, causing anxiety for people of all ages. With...
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City Of Athens Updates Local Protocols Based On Alabama’s Safer-At-Home Health Order
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City Of Athens Updates Local Protocols Based On Alabama’s Safer-At-Home Health Order

By: Holly Hollman The State of Alabama is preparing to re-open in phases, and the City of Athens is updating...
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The God Prescription: A Doc Talks Total Health
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The God Prescription: A Doc Talks Total Health

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner This past Monday I had the privilege and joy of interviewing Dr. Avery Jackson III, MD...
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Athens Receives Bicentennial Legacy Award For Its 200th Birthday Celebration
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Athens Receives Bicentennial Legacy Award For Its 200th Birthday Celebration

By: Holly Hollman A citywide birthday party featuring events ranging from a scavenger hunt to a group photo of citizens...
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Bidding Adieu To The Barksdale
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Bidding Adieu To The Barksdale

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner On Tuesday, April 7, 2020, my dear friend Jerry Barksdale left us for fairer shores, and...
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Turn Your Backyard Into A Safe Space For Healthy Play
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Turn Your Backyard Into A Safe Space For Healthy Play

courtesy BrandPoint Content (BPT) - As Americans across the country retreat to their homes to help slow the spread of...
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Athens Mayor’s Youth Commission Offers Message Of Hope To Community
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Athens Mayor’s Youth Commission Offers Message Of Hope To Community

By: Holly Hollman Our community is juggling a range of emotions during this COVID-19 pandemic from fear to frustration to...
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Cultivating Community For A Cause
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Cultivating Community For A Cause

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner For the past near decade, Kelly Nave of Kelly’s Studio of Dance has been building community...
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Spring cleaning for spring allergies:  6 steps from the experts
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Spring cleaning for spring allergies: 6 steps from the experts

courtesy BrandPoint Content (BPT) - As days grow longer and new blooms appear, it can only mean one thing: Spring...
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Athens Utilities Closing Jefferson St. Lobby To The Public And Suspending Disconnects
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Athens Utilities Closing Jefferson St. Lobby To The Public And Suspending Disconnects

By: Holly Hollman Athens Utilities is supporting state health officials on recommendations for social distancing as part of its COVID-19...
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Athens Responders Embrace Community Outreach With Seat Belt Covers
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Athens Responders Embrace Community Outreach With Seat Belt Covers

By: Holly Hollman When first responders arrive at a motor vehicle accident, the scene can be chaotic, especially when children...
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Keep America Beautiful Awards Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful’s Lynne Hart with the National Nonprofit’s Professional Leadership Award
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Keep America Beautiful Awards Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful’s Lynne Hart with the National Nonprofit’s Professional Leadership Award

By: Maya Bronstein, Keep America Beautiful STAMFORD, Conn. (Feb. 28, 2020) – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement...
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Emily Geary Law: “…Nevertheless She Persisted”
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Emily Geary Law: “…Nevertheless She Persisted”

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Emily Geary and her mother were best friends, and one of the last gifts that Emily’s...
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Danny Barksdale For Limestone County Commissioner, District 2
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Danny Barksdale For Limestone County Commissioner, District 2

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Danny Barksdale has lived in Limestone County all his life, save for the four years he...
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February brings out the sweet and fiery sides of Athens artists
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February brings out the sweet and fiery sides of Athens artists

By: Holly Hollman Artists in Athens are showcasing their sweet and fiery sides in February for two holiday events, Valentine’s...
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Low Rider Shuttle Service: A Local Lift To Where You Need To Go
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Low Rider Shuttle Service: A Local Lift To Where You Need To Go

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Charles Wagner was born in Dallas and spent most of his life in Florida. His parents...
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River City Roofing Solutions: Doing It Right The First Time
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River City Roofing Solutions: Doing It Right The First Time

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Chris and Michael Muse began working in the construction industry when they were teenagers, and learned...
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Students Ignite A “Spark” Of Kindness
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Students Ignite A “Spark” Of Kindness

By: Holly Hollman SPARK Academy at Cowart Elementary first graders who visited City Hall a few months ago asked how...
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A+ Water And Fire Restoration: Where Fire And Water Damage Is More Than Mitigated
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A+ Water And Fire Restoration: Where Fire And Water Damage Is More Than Mitigated

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner This winter has been unusually wild with storms and wetness everywhere, and the A+ Water and...
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The Houston Memorial Library And Museum: Restored To More Than Its Former Glory
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The Houston Memorial Library And Museum: Restored To More Than Its Former Glory

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner One of the last things the late Athens City Councilman Jimmy Wayne Gill was able to...
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