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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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Jonathan Walker And Farmers Insurance:  Relationships And Resources
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Jonathan Walker And Farmers Insurance: Relationships And Resources

By: Ali ElizabethTurner Jonathan Walker grew up in Florida and honorably served in the United States Air Force, attaining the...
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The Gypsy Market On Market: Eclectic And Elegant
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The Gypsy Market On Market: Eclectic And Elegant

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner LuLu Walker was born and raised in Michigan, but had the great privilege of living in...
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Remembering Rosenau And Celebrating The Courthouse
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Remembering Rosenau And Celebrating The Courthouse

By: Charles Joseph In December of a hundred years ago, residents of Limestone County gathered to dedicate a beautiful neoclassical-style...
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Athens Teen Part Of Global Armistice Day Concert
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Athens Teen Part Of Global Armistice Day Concert

By: Holly Hollman Caleb Doughty, age 17, a Vanderbilt University student from Athens, Alabama, plays in a Limestone County cotton...
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T & T Plumbing And Mechanical: Looking Forward To Serving More Friends And Valued Customers
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T & T Plumbing And Mechanical: Looking Forward To Serving More Friends And Valued Customers

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Greg and Beverly Tarpley met in the 6th grade and have been sweethearts ever since. Greg...
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Tammy’s Fine Jewelry: A Dream Come True, Because Of You
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Tammy’s Fine Jewelry: A Dream Come True, Because Of You

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner It is hard to believe that Tammy’s Fine Jewelry, which is located on the north side...
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Community Invited To Share Its Vision For A Former Chicken Processing Plant Site
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Community Invited To Share Its Vision For A Former Chicken Processing Plant Site

By: Holly Hollman There is a date in December that Doug Gates remembers as readily as he remembers Christmas. On...
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Art Group Offers Community Recipe Box For Art Of Cooking Program
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Art Group Offers Community Recipe Box For Art Of Cooking Program

By: Holly Hollman Athens is embarking on its quirky Athens Grease Festival this weekend, and a local art group is...
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Great Music, All Day!
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Great Music, All Day!

By: Tere Richardson The Athens Grease Festival Returns October 19 in Downtown Athens, Alabama. Come and celebrate all things battered...
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Athens Relay Team Celebrates The Campaign’s 35th Year With Vintage Look
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Athens Relay Team Celebrates The Campaign’s 35th Year With Vintage Look

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner In 1985, Dr. Gordy Klatt went on a walk and created a campaign against cancer. Gordy,...
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Athens Firefighters  Are Putting On The Pink
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Athens Firefighters Are Putting On The Pink

By: Holly Hollman Athens firefighters will have a hue of pink in their uniform for the month of October. Crews...
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El Pollo Maniaco: A Year Later, And Better Than Ever
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El Pollo Maniaco: A Year Later, And Better Than Ever

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner It is hard to believe that a full year has gone by since I first had...
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