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Students Present City With Best Bicentennial Birthday Card
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Students Present City With Best Bicentennial Birthday Card

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner With paint and imagination, students from Athens High School gave the City of Athens a birthday...
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Herbs & More “Oh How Grateful We Are”
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Herbs & More “Oh How Grateful We Are”

By: Roy Williams We have had so many people tell us how fortunate we are to have had a business...
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El Pollo Maniaco: Real And Reasonable
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El Pollo Maniaco: Real And Reasonable

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner When Poli Avelino came to the States from the coastal Mexican state of Guerrero at the...
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The Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention: Building Culture And Community For 52 Years
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The Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention: Building Culture And Community For 52 Years

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Kicking off the 2018 fall festival season in Athens-Limestone County is the “granddaddy of ‘em all,”...
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The Pet Food Store Of Decatur: Best Tasting, Best For Your Pet
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The Pet Food Store Of Decatur: Best Tasting, Best For Your Pet

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Dave Ancel has lived a life of adventure that has ranged from the nuclear power industry...
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Premier Structures Incorporated: Building Buildings And People
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Premier Structures Incorporated: Building Buildings And People

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner In 1986, Will Evans and his wife, Helen, started Premier Structures Incorporated, and since that time,...
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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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