Ardmore High School Marks 100 Years During Crape Myrtle Festival
The town of Ardmore is in a unique position to be in two states, four counties, two town but still pull together as one community. One of the community's uniting forces is Ardmore High School and that cornerstone is preparing to mark its centennial on..
Jones Drug Co. Marks 100 Years in Ardmore Community
Nestled into Ardmore Avenue is a cornerstone of the Ardmore Alabama/Tennessee fabric, Jones Drug Company. They are preparing to celebrate 100 years of business on ...
Alabama Fork Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America (CPCA), Inc. Celebrates 100 years
Athens, Alabama July 25, 2018: Alabama Fork Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America (CPCA), Inc. announces upcoming centennial events. With its beginning as a school over 100 years ago, Alabama Fork CPCA has stood as a witness of God’s love and faithfulness. As we pause to reflect upon God’s blessings toward us, it is only fitting and proper that this milestone is celebrated. The public is invited to...
Limestone County Radio Show 'Sick Call' Marks 65 Years
Nestled on the westside of AL-127 just north of Athens Alabama is a radio station, WKAC 1080 AM, that is now the home of a show called "Sick Call" that has been filling the airwaves for 65 years now. Many of the citizens of Limestone County Alabama make the program part of their daily regiment, as it airs every day but Sunday, tuning into to listen about their fellow citizens, local businesses, and events.
This early-bird morning show kicks off...
Athens Lions Club Kiddie Carnival 50 Year Legacy Includes New Rides for New Generations - UPDATED
For over 50 years, the Athens Lions Club has been serving the Limestone County Alabama community with their Summer seasonal attraction, the Athens-Lions Club Kiddie Carnival. Over the span of the last 50 years, the citizens of North Alabama and Southern Tennessee have come to enjoy the myriad of miniature carnival rides, concessions, bingo and most of all, making family memories at this cornerstone of the community that is ...
Elkmont Family and Farm Will 'Brand the Barn' This September
Maples Stock Farm has been operating continuously since February 1818 in Elkmont AL in the same family for over five generations.
They've weathered 200 years of agricultural ups and downs and now they're continuing to make a mark...
Athens-Limestone Tourism Offers Commemorative Bicentennial T-Shirts
Own a piece of the bicentennial! Athens-Limestone County Tourism is offering a limited number of Alabama 200-theme t-shirts commemorating the communities birthday.
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The Donnell House has been chosen as a prestigious PastPort site by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission. Special tours will be held every Tuesday from 10:00AM to 12:00PM and every Thursday from 2:00PM to 4:00PM through September at the historic home located at 601 South Clinton Street in Athens.
Built in 1845, it served as the headquarters for Union Colonel Ivan Turchin during the infamous Sack of Athens in 1862. No admission is charged, but donations are appreciated.
For more information, call (239) 249-2211.
Celebrating Limestone: Take a look at what you’ll see and hear at the Limestone County Bicentennial Celebration on Tuesday, Feb. 6:
African American Spiritual Songs by Round Island Creek Male Chorus
The Round Island Creek Missionary Baptist Association Male Chorus will sing traditional African American spiritual songs handed down through Limestone's history.
Formed in 2010, the choir is made of members from Round Island Creek Missionary Baptist Association’s 22 churches in Limestone, Morgan and Madison counties. They perform at community events throughout the area.
As recognition of the choir’s outreach to the community, the Lincoln Bridgeforth Park Advisory Board bestowed on the Round Island Creek Male Chorus the 2016 Dr. C. Eric Lincoln Humanitarian Award.
The choir is pictured at their annual performance at the Martin Luther King Day Celebration at Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church.
Thank you to Kenneth Owens Photography for this photo.
Frank Travis has taken on the role of Director of the 2018 Poke Sallet Follies. The Book of Athens, has been voted as a Bicentennial event. Frank is well known in the community for his many talents including serving as a member of Athens City Council. Get your tickets February 17 at 10:00 at Athens Senior Center.