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Star spangled Saturday Market

June 29, 2014

ATHENS-The Coolbone Brass Band will help market goes have a star spangled Saturday on July 5.   The Athens Saturday Market will celebrate the Fourth of July weekend with the jazz band as well as children’s activities and plenty of produce and baked goods.   Athens Rotary is sponsoring the Coolbone Brass Band’s appearance at […]


What’s Happening In Athens For The Rest Of June

June 19, 2014

ATHENS-Here are some reoccurring events and upcoming events in Athens. Join us and our wonderful citizens if you can! Reoccurring Events Alabama Veterans Museum Coffee Call First Saturday of each month, 8 a.m., Alabama Veterans Museum All veterans are invited to the museum for breakfast and a time of fellowship with fellow veterans.  Contact 256-771-7578.    […]


Shake the hand that feeds you during Athens Saturday Market events

June 4, 2014

ATHENS-Market goers can shake the hand of the person who feeds them when the Athens Saturday Market opens on June 7.   “You can be on a first name basis with the farmer who grew the tomatoes, okra, beans, herbs, watermelon and other produce that you buy for your table,” said Spirit of Athens Director […]


What’s Happening In Athens

June 4, 2014

ATHENS-Athens calendar of events for Saturday, June 7th.  There are also a few more events that will be taking place through the rest of the month of June. • Athens Cruise-In Saturday, June 7, 3-6 p.m., downtown Athens Enjoy looking at antique vehicles and grab a meal or do some shopping downtown. Free event.   […]


Alabama Shakes coming home for Dinner in Orchard event…..The Event SOLDOUT Within Hours

May 24, 2014

ATHENS – Wes and Marlene Isom grow art in the form of fruit trees that blossom and dot the landscape of Athens with hues of pink and white petals which then produce the orange, red and yellow hues of peaches and apples.   On dreary winter days, Marlene Isom creates art out of colorful material […]


Asahi Kasei Plastics North America planning $30 Million Facility in Athens/Limestone County Area

May 23, 2014

ATHENS-Today, May 23, 2014 John Moyer, President & COO, Asahi Kasei Plastics North America, Inc. confirmed that Asahi Kasei Plastics North America, Inc. has selected Athens, Limestone County, Alabama as the location for its 2nd North American plastics facility.  Prasad Puttagunta, Vice President of Operations, was in town to attend a joint meeting of the […]


APD holding candlelight vigil for National Police Week

May 14, 2014

ATHENS-As darkness descends on downtown Athens Thursday night, officers will light candles in memory of nine lives whose names are etched in granite. The Athens Police Department will hold a memorial at the Law Enforcement Memorial on the Limestone County Courthouse lawn at 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 15. This will be in honor of […]


Rodeo Week is here in Limestone County!

May 12, 2014

ATHENS-There are events all week to give you a reason to don your blue jeans, cowboy boots and cowboy hat. These events bring many visitors to our city, and we appreciate the Limestone County Sheriff’s Department for making it a fun time worth yelling “Yee-Haw!” about and luring rodeo lovers to Athens. Today at 5 […]


City Of Athens Relay For Life Bass Tournament Fishing Winners

May 12, 2014

ATHENS-The third annual City of Athens Relay for Life Team Bass Fishing Tournament today (May 10) at Ingalls Harbor raised $7,000 for the American Cancer Society. That brings the total raised for this Relay campaign by the city’s team to $17,000, nearly a $3,000 increase from last year’s campaign. The Athens Gas Department grilling crew […]


Tyson Feeds First Responders and Victims of Tornadoes

May 10, 2014

ATHENS-Tyson donated 600 pieces of chicken for the tornado recovery efforts, but did not have anyone who could cook that much meat in a day. Athens Gas Department Manager Steve Carter offered the services of his grilling crew, comprised of Athens Gas Department employees who cook for non-profit projects. “It was a way we could […]


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