Extreme Heat Prompts Venue Change for July 21st Show
With the Huntsville National Weather Service issuing Heat Advisories for North Alabama counties including Limestone County on July 20th from 12:00PM to 7:00PM, organizers have decided to heed the warnings for potential heat indexes topping 105-108 degrees continuing into Friday for the safety of patrons and performers.
The Singing on the Square with Matt Prater on July 21st will move to the air-conditioned Vietnam Veterans Building at 17915 West Elm Street in Athens. The show will maintain its start time of 6:00PM. The show is free and open to the public thanks to the sponsor, Jimmy Smith Buick-GMC.
Ready, Set, Register!
Athens-Limestone Alabama is becoming known for its amazing collection of races that happen throughout the year. Grab your calendars, lace up your shoes and register to run, walk, volunteer or sponsor these upcoming races starting in September.
CALHOUN TO HOST NOTED CHILDREN’S AUTHOR JOHN DURHAM
Decatur, AL -- Calhoun Community College’s Division of Humanities and Social Sciences will host noted children’s author John Durham for a free presentation on Monday, July 17, 3:00-4:00 p.m., in the Multipurpose Room, located in the college’s new building on the Huntsville campus.
Durham, director of the Baku International School in Azerbaijan, based the book ...
Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives To Host Faith and Courage Exhibit in July
July 21st Brings Matt Prater to Singing on the Square Summer Concert Series
He's a crowd favorite that not only gets the audience to tap their toes but often up on their feet too. Matt Prater offers a mix of bluegrass, country and folk when he takes to the stage...
Piney Chapel American Farm Heritage Days Slated For August 4 & 5
August marks a unique agritourism festival in Limestone County celebrating the farmer, farm equipment and heritage and contribution farmers have made on generations.
The Piney Chapel American Farm Heritage Days, a Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Event in the Southeast,...
July 2017 Country Lifestyle Series Presents a Free Presentation about Paving Stones and Garden Path Stones
On July 8, 2017 at 10:00 AM, the free Country Lifestyle Series will have a demonstration presentation about making stepping stones. Randy and Sue Duff will be showing...
July 4th Fireworks in Athens AL
The annual Athens-Limestone County Fireworks Show will be held on Tuesday July 4th at approximately 9PM at the Athens High School stadium on Hwy 31 N. and Hwy 251. The free, quality of life show is sponsored by the City of Athens, Athens-Limestone County Tourism Association and Limestone County Commission.
Athens working with emergency officials on safe room
The City of Athens, Athens City Board of Education and emergency officials are collaborating to construct the city’s first public safe room.
FEMA has approved funding and plans for a safe room at Cowart Elementary in western Athens. This safe room is the result of hazardous mitigation money allocated through Limestone County EMA after the 2014 tornado disaster. FEMA is funding $547,281 and the City of Athens and Athens City Board of Education are funding the local match of $136,820. The site will be to the south of Cowart Elementary on campus grounds.
The next step is to prepare bid requests for the project.
Organizers Announce Cancellation
A Message from organizers of the June 24th and 25th True Grit Cowboy Church Tack Auction and Trail Ride--
It is with regret...