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Cider Cup Finds Home At Wildwood Deli

December 18, 2014

ATHENS-The coveted Cider Cup has found a home on a shelf at Wildwood Deli. The restaurant won this year’s cup as part of the annual Sippin’ Cider event sponsored by the Spirit of Athens on Dec. 13. During Sippin’ Cider, shoppers taste cider concoctions made by downtown merchants and rate them on a scale of […]


Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest

December 17, 2014

ATHENS-Athens, Limestone NAACP and Limestone County announce that it is that time of year agai.  Time for area students to write their essay for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration Essay Contest for 2015. Below is everything you need to know to enter the contest: Criteria: Themes for the 2015 essay (you […]


Make a Sippin’ Cider date with downtown Athens on December 12th

December 10, 2014

ATHENS-Those Christmas to-do lists are not complete just yet. Get out that list and add numbers 12-14 for these items: No. 12 – Shop No. 13 – Sip No. 14 – Smile All three can be done at the annual Spirit of Athens Sippin’ Cider event that is coming up on 12-13-14. “We have the […]


Christmas In Athens 2014

December 2, 2014

ATHENS-Athens has the Christmas Spirit!  Come join them now through Christmas for some Christmastime fun.   Then you will have the Christmas Spirit too! Downtown Christmas Window Contest Tuesday, Dec. 2, through Tuesday, Dec. 9, Winner announced Wednesday, Dec. 10, The Square Sponsored by the Spirit of Athens. Participate in the first “People’s Choice” Christmas […]


Santa Is Coming…..

November 20, 2014

ATHENS-Have you heard Santa is coming to downtown Athens? He’ll arrive this weekend via fire truck for the annual Christmas Open House. ​Holiday shoppers should begin checking their gift list and getting ready for the annual Athens Christmas Open House organized by the Greater Limestone County Chamber of Commerce and Spirit of Athens. Events will be […]


Firehouse Subs Issue Grants for Athens and Decatur

November 13, 2014

ATHENS-Today (Thursday, Nov. 13), Firehouse Subs held a community event at its Decatur location for Athens Police and Decatur Fire and Rescue to share how grants through the restaurant chain’s foundation are making a difference in local communities. Athens Police received a $24,979 grant from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation to purchase an Avatar […]


Athens Christmas Open House, November 22 – 23

November 13, 2014

ATHENS-Holiday shoppers should begin checking their gift list and getting ready for the annual Athens Christmas Open House organized by the Greater Limestone County Chamber of Commerce and Spirit of Athens. Events will be held all day on Saturday, November 22, and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 23. Participating businesses will […]


Soon to be 100 years old, woman wants to save historic site

November 2, 2014

ATHENS-For her 100th birthday, Caulyne Coble Bramlette of California wants to help save a historic Athens, Ala., site.   Bramlette is asking that instead of presents, her family and friends make a donation to the Athens-Limestone Community Association for the Trinity School/Fort Henderson renovation project. She will turn 100 on November 3, 2014.   The […]


Flu shot clinic in Athens

October 27, 2014

ATHENS-The Alabama Department of Public Health will conduct a drive-thru flu shot clinic on Thursday, Oct. 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sportsplex in Athens on U.S. 31 North near the Interstate 65 exit. Flu shots will be $2 or free with Medicaid and Medicare part B (must show card). The Limestone […]


Alabama Shakes inspire other artists at Dinner in Orchard event in Athens

October 15, 2014

ATHENS-Alabama Shakes singer Brittany Howard stood on stage before a hometown audience on October 11 and declared she would not get emotional.   She then admitted it was hard not to get emotional with her family, former classmates and friends making up part of that audience at the Limestone County Event Center. The Grammy-nominated group […]


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