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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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Distinguished Israeli Leaders, Governor Ivey To Be Honored At 2017 Alabama-Israel Leadership Gala
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Distinguished Israeli Leaders, Governor Ivey To Be Honored At 2017 Alabama-Israel Leadership Gala

By: John Buhler In 1943, both houses of the Alabama State Legislature made history by being the first to call...
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Youth Commissioners Take Hunting Trip Through Hardware Store
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Youth Commissioners Take Hunting Trip Through Hardware Store

By: Holly Hollman Students with the Athens Mayor's Youth Commission recently went on a hunting trip armed with baskets and...
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Red Caboose Café: Like Going To Grandma’s For The Holidays
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Red Caboose Café: Like Going To Grandma’s For The Holidays

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner When I walked in for our interview, Red Caboose Café owner Donna McCown was busy peeling...
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Limestone Health Facility Spotlight On Rebecca Bowman
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Limestone Health Facility Spotlight On Rebecca Bowman

By Ali Elizabeth Turner Rebecca Bowman was born at home, and was the youngest of seven children. She could be...
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Born A Slave And Heralded An ‘Unsurpassed Soprano’
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Born A Slave And Heralded An ‘Unsurpassed Soprano’

By: Holly Hollman Patti Malone To Grace Athens With Her Presence Once Again An Athens arts organization is working to...
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17th + Pear Photography:“Professional, Classy, Southern”
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17th + Pear Photography:“Professional, Classy, Southern”

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner When I would drive by the Craftsman-style-house-turned-business located on the corner of Clinton and Market just...
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City Of Athens Releases Mobile App To Enhance Web Experience
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City Of Athens Releases Mobile App To Enhance Web Experience

By: Holly Hollman The City of Athens is enhancing citizens’ web experience by offering a mobile app that provides information...
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Limestone Health Facility Spotlight On Doris Fielding

By: Ali ElizabethTurner Doris Fielding was born at home on Cotton Belt Road on June 16, 1931. Her daddy farmed...
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Welleswood Wedding Venue: Southern Elegance And Comfortable Beauty
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Welleswood Wedding Venue: Southern Elegance And Comfortable Beauty

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Just this past June, Lisa Elkins began to realize a longstanding dream, that of opening a...
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Duck Decorating Contest
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Duck Decorating Contest

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful invites businesses and organizations to participate in their first Quacky Duck Decorating contest....
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Sue Edgemon: A Grand Warrior And A Great Cook
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Sue Edgemon: A Grand Warrior And A Great Cook

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Athens has lost a woman to cancer who can be described in a number of ways,...
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Limestone Health Facility Spotlight On Pauline Theresa Garlen
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Limestone Health Facility Spotlight On Pauline Theresa Garlen

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Pauline Garlen is one of those folks who didn’t start out in the South, but is...
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A Night With Coach Gene Stallings
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A Night With Coach Gene Stallings

Alabama means “home, sweet home.” A large part of that mentality is attributed to none other than Alabama football. Alabama...
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Athens Lions Club Kiddie Carnival
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Athens Lions Club Kiddie Carnival

The Athens Lions Club will again bring a piece of America to life this summer with the opening of their...
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Premier Structures, Incorporated: Solar And The Future Of Construction
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Premier Structures, Incorporated: Solar And The Future Of Construction

Dan Mankins has been a part of Premier Structures, Incorporated since 2003, when the founders, Will and Helen Evans were...
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Limestone Health’s Spotlight On Cheryl Blakely Barksdale
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Limestone Health’s Spotlight On Cheryl Blakely Barksdale

Cheryl Blakely Barksdale was born in September of 1953. She graduated from Athens Bible School, and her daddy worked at...
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Homeland Trading: Coming Up On Two Years And Getting Ready To Celebrate
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Homeland Trading: Coming Up On Two Years And Getting Ready To Celebrate

It was Christmas of 2012, and John and Amanda McGrew decided that they were going to accept the “All America...
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Limestone County’s Largest Toga Party Is A Top 20 Tourism Event
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Limestone County’s Largest Toga Party Is A Top 20 Tourism Event

Combine togas with fried foods and quirky events like a frozen turkey toss and you have the ingredients for a...
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Temple Of Blood To Kick Off Singing On The Square 2017

“Bring your earplugs. You’re gonna need ‘em,” said Garth Lovvorn with his trademark grin. Why? Because Temple of Blood, a...
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