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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 […]


Walk The Chocolate Walk…Tickets On Sale Now

February 4, 2014

ATHENS-The sweet savor of chocolate is like the little black dress. It goes with anything, including galoshes and umbrellas.   The Spirit of Athens is hosting its second annual Chocolate Walk on Saturday, Feb. 8, in downtown Athens. Despite a prediction of 40 percent chance of rain, organizers expect tickets to sell quickly.   Rain […]


Athens Plans A February Filled With Fun

January 28, 2014

ATHENS-Athens upcoming events for the month of February.  It looks to be all about the kids and chocolate…fried fish and chili.  Listed below are just a few of the events scheduled for Athens.     ● Boys and Girls Club Annual Banquet and Fundraiser Thursday, Feb., 6:30 p.m., Beasley Center Tickets are $20 each and […]


Serving up a heaping of ‘Classic. Southern. Character.’ for lunch

January 24, 2014

ATHENS-Those who support keeping downtown Athens vital will be honored with storytelling, folk music and Southern fare during the annual Spirit of Athens Awards Luncheon.   The Southern-themed luncheon that celebrates the city’s brand “Classic. Southern. Character.” will be Thursday, Jan. 30, at 11:30 a.m. at the Rogers Center at First Presbyterian Church at 112 […]


“Y’all Fight Back Now, Ya Hear?”

January 17, 2014

DECATUR-On Tuesday, March 11, we will hold our Swamp John’s Supper from 4-7 p.m. at the Athens Senior Center at 912 W. Pryor St. Cost is $10. Shrimp, fish, chicken or combo with sides and tea. Tickets are available from any City Relay member or can be purchased at City Hall and Athens Utilities on […]


Upcoming Events, Celebrations and Pagents In Athens-Limestone County

January 12, 2014

ATHENS – Upcoming events for the rest of January and all of February for Athens and Limestone County. ● Athens-Limestone Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration Saturday, Jan. 18, 10 a.m., Square and Limestone County Event Center Sponsored by the Limestone County branch of the NAACP, City of Athens and Limestone County. Will lineup […]


Take a bite for charity

January 12, 2014

Hospice of Limestone County Chili Challenge and Silent Auction ATHENS-Chili lovers can take a bite for charity in February at the 26th annual Hospice of Limestone County Chili Challenge and Silent Auction.   A $10 ticket allows event goers to taste a variety of chili concoctions and vote for their favorite as well as bid […]


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