El Pollo Maniaco - Tanner Bids Farewell
El Pollo Maníaco via Facebook on August 31, 2020...
We would like to announce that today Monday August 31, 2020 will be our last day serving you at this location. Most importantly, thank you all for allowing to serve you and your support towards us during this time. We will announce where and when El Pollo Maniaco will re-open. Stay tuned!
Governor Kay Ivey Amends Safer-At-Home Order and Mask Requirement
ORDER OF THE STATE HEALTH OFFICER SUSPENDING CERTAIN PUBLIC GATHERINGS DUE TO RISK OF INFECTION BY COVID-19
AMENDED AUGUST 27, 2020
WHEREAS Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been detected in Alabama;
WHEREAS the appearance of COVID-19 in the State poses the potential of widespread exposure to an infectious agent that poses significant risk of substantial harm to a large number of people;
WHEREAS the State Board of Health has designated COVID-19 to be a disease of epidemic potential, a threat to the health and welfare of the public, or otherwise of public health importance;
WHEREAS on March 13, 2020, on recommendation of the State Health Officer, Kay Ivey, Governor of the State of Alabama, declared a state public health emergency exists in the State of Alabama;
WHEREAS on March 16, 2020, the Jefferson County Health Officer, in response to a rapidly growing number of cases of COVID-19 being detected in Jefferson County, issued an order suspending certain public gatherings in that county;
WHEREAS on March 17, 2020, the State Health Officer issued a similar order for counties surrounding Jefferson, including Blount, St. Clair, Shelby, Tuscaloosa, and Walker Counties,
WHEREAS on March 19, 2020, the State Health Officer issued an order, and on March 20, 2020, March 27, 2020, April 3, 2020, April 28, 2020, May 8, 2020, May 21, 2020, June 30, 2020, July 15, 2020, and July 29, 2020, amended orders, of statewide application suspending certain public gatherings;
WHEREAS social-distancing and related measures remain necessary on a statewide basis to prevent the spread of COVID-19; and
WHEREAS Ala. Code § 22-2-2 authorizes the State Health Officer, on behalf of the State Board of Health, to direct that conditions prejudicial to health in public places within the State be abated;
NOW THEREFORE, THESE PREMISES CONSIDERED, it is ordered that the following Safer at Home order be implemented statewide:
Local Eatery Camellia's Closes After Toil and Toll During Pandemic
From the owner of Camellia's via Facebook August 23rd...
To My Dear Friends, Precious Customers, and Locals that have Supported us...
The pandemic has taken a real toll on the business.
It is with a heavy heart that I inform you, Camellia’s, will be closing as of Saturday, August 29. Please come out and support us one last time! We’d love to see you and say our goodbyes!
2020 FIDDLERS CONVENTION CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19
Athens, AL – With the health and safety of guests in mind due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fiddlers Steering Committee has announced that the 54th Annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention scheduled for October 1-3, 2020, has been canceled. Additionally, the remaining shows in the 2020 Fiddlers Concert Series have been canceled.
The Committee is working to...
Athens-Limestone County Tourism is providing a collection of press releases and information regarding closures, modified hours of operation, and other information about Covid-19 and its impacts via this blog.
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