Athens-Limestone County Marks Martin Luther King Jr Day And His Legacy With A Variety of Events
Martin Luther King, Jr. was an advocate for African-Americans during the United State Civil Rights Movements. Often considered the architect of Civil Rights Movement's "Peaceful Protests", he often led marches, sit-ins, bus boycotts and spoke often of a day when all people would be equal - no matter gender, color, or other notable difference.
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life tragically ended in assassination in Memphis, TN ...
Self-Service CWD Sampling Stations Deployed in North Alabama
Additional Sampling in Waterloo January 12-13
The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) has deployed six self-service Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) sampling stations in north Alabama as part of its increased CWD sampling surveillance efforts in the state. The sample station freezers are in Fayette, Lamar, Marion, Franklin, Lauderdale, and Colbert counties, and are available to receive deer head samples 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
To prepare the sample...
Calhoun Community College Announces Program in Celebration of MLK Observation
Decatur, AL -- Calhoun Community College will pay tribute to slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the college's annual celebration program scheduled for Tuesday, January 15, 2019. This year’s program, hosted by the college's Black Student Alliance (BSA), will begin at 11 a.m. on Calhoun's Decatur campus in the Aerospace Training Center (ATC). The program is free and open to the public.
Featured speaker for this year's program is Dr. Robert Smith, professor of Christian Preaching and the Jr., Charles T. Carter Baptist Chair of Divinity, Beeson Divinity School, Birmingham, Alabama.
Previously, Smith served...
COUNTY-WIDE TRASH ATTACK SET FOR MARCH 9, 2019
The Tennessee Valley Authority will team up with Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful again this year to host a litter cleanup in Limestone County. This year, the annual Elk River Cleanup will also include a county-wide attack on trash.
On Saturday, March 9th, KALB and TVA hope to have a record number of volunteers out cleaning up roadsides, neighborhoods, waterways and public lands throughout Limestone County.
Lynne Hart, KALB Executive Coordinator, said ...
Athens State's Center for Lifelong Learning to Host Community Breakfast
Athens, AL – Athens State University’s Center for Lifelong Learning will be hosting a “CommUNITY Breakfast” in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Friday, January 25 at 8:30 am. Dr. Carolyn McKinstry, survivor ...