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Care Packages from City Employees to Afghanistan

April 1, 2014

ATHENS-In February, City of Athens Building Inspector Erik Waddell was deployed with the 663rd Engineer Company to Afghanistan. Waddell has the rank of captain and is commander of the company. Waddell has served 15 years with the U.S. Army Reserve and has two prior combat deployments in Iraq.   The company is training the Afghan National […]


Happenings in Athens for April 2014

March 30, 2014

ATHENS-If you are looking for something to do and enjoy the moth of April, then you need to come to Athens.  Here are just a few fun events that the city of Athens is offering in the month of April.  Celebrity Waiters Night Tuesday, April 8, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Applebee’s Hosted by the […]


Lindsay Lane Closure In Athens

March 26, 2014

ATHENS-The drainage improvements city crews are doing on Lindsay Lane north of the round-a-bout are going to take longer than anticipated. The street will be closed during work hours the remainder of this week and through the week of March 31. (March 26 through April 4). The work is being done north of Foxcroft Drive […]


BBB Announces FREE Fraud Summit on April 12 in Athens

March 23, 2014

ATHENS-Did you know that over 13 million people were a victim of identity theft and 25 million people lost money to fraud and scams last year? Data breaches, phishing, smishing, internet, phone and mail scams, door to door scams, Medicare and other medical fraud, identity theft, home repair scams……The list goes on.  Learn how YOU […]


Relay For Life Events….Kicking Cancer in Athens

March 21, 2014

ATHENS-The City of Athens Relay for Life Team has 3 remaining large fundraisers before our countywide Relay celebration on May 2. (Last year a little over $14,000 was raised. ) The annual Celebrity Waiters Night at Applebee’s will be April 8 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Can a hospital CEO take orders better than […]


Elk River Canoe & Kayak Trail Cleanup

March 5, 2014

ATHENS-Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful, in cooperation with TVA, will host a cleanup of Limestone County’s Elk River Canoe & Kayak Trail on Saturday, March 8.  This will be the third event of this type hosted by KALB.   KALB hopes to have an army of volunteers scouring the Elk River and surrounding land areas searching for […]


Spring Is In The Air….What’s Happening In Athens

February 28, 2014

ATHENS-Start thinking of spring by attending this weekend’s Home and Garden Show, and then get in the Mardi Gras spirit by putting on your beads and joining us for our downtown event. There’s lots to do in Athens… Here are a few upcoming events in the next couple of months.        Home and […]


Poke Sallet Follies Tickets On Sale Now

February 22, 2014

ATHENS-Tickets are available for the 22nd annual Poke Sallet Follies, a production where local celebrities and community volunteers act crazy for a cause. The production raises money for the Athens-Limestone Foundation for Aging, which funds senior needs and supports other community organizations.   This year’s theme is “Home Sweet Home.” Skits include spoofs on Monty […]


26th annual Hospice of Limestone County Chili Challenge

February 19, 2014

ATHENS-Just a reminder you that the 26th annual Hospice of Limestone County Chili Challenge is this Saturday (February 22) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Athens High School. Cost is $10 and includes lunch, tasting chili made by 32 challenges (including our own Athens Police Department) and voting for your favorite, entertainment and bidding […]


Chocolate Walk, Tech Open House, Pageant/Ugly Walk…Athens Has It All

February 6, 2014

ATHENS-Spend Saturday in Athens and learn about educational opportunities, eat chocolate while shopping and see a pageant that ends with guys in dresses.   The Limestone County Career Technical Center is having an Open House Saturday, Feb. 8, from 9 to 11 a.m. Skills USA, one of the Career Tech student organizations, will also conduct its local […]


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